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Bulge below a 10 year old surgery scare

Today I nearly blacked out from pain on my right stomach side, it felt like something was tearing my insides apart. I had kidney cancer 10 years ago and it left a bad scar. I also have a large bulge on that same side as the scar when I try to sit up. I am going to the Doctor tomorrow and I am worried that it may be a hearnia. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance for any comments. I do have a hital hearnia that has been treated the past 10 years w/nexium.
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replied April 14th, 2011
Hello and thank you for your post on e health forum.

From the history provided it seems that you might be having a recurrence of a hernia at the site of surgery.

But for proper diagnosis and treatment, a examination by your doctor might be confirmatory.

I hope this helps.



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