Sometimes when I cough, sneeze or turn quickly I get a sharp pain in my abdomen like a muschle popping and I have to push on it. Could it be a hernia? I had a physical recently and mentioned this but did not want to pursue further testing. I am status post 2 c-sections in the 90's. Thanks
Popping/Spasm in Abdomen, Could it be a Hernia, After C-Sections?
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Pain in the abdomen with coughing
If you have pain, it could be a hernia or a an entrapped nerve from your c-section surgery. Without seeing you in person and possible imaging studies such as a CT Scan or MRI, it is impossible to know for sure. Often, removing the scar tissue for the c-section can help improve the symptoms.
Web reference: http://www.Shafer PlasticSurgery.com
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