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23 Apr 2006

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Do hernias always show up on scans? I have a large bulge on my lower abdomen and symptoms of a "typical" hernia that 3 surgeons say could be a hernia, but nothing is showing up on the scans. The bulge is right along an scar from a surgery done in 2002, so they think it may be an incisional hernia, but the dr.'s are dumfounded that nothing is showing up.
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Katrina
Not always, as air filled sacs don't always show - They should actually just open the skin and have a look.
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