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intr.v. herni·ated, herni·ating, herni·ates
To protrude through an abnormal bodily opening.

her′ni·a′tion n.
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verb To protrude through an abnormal body opening.
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verb To protrude through an abnormal body opening
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To protrude beyond usual limits.
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Q. do you know of a good gastro doctor in staten island ny. I have acid refex so bad cant sleep, or lay flat.. years ago was told I had a hiatus hernia, and would only have fLare ups once in a while, have taken nexium for years, and it worked, but not anymore.. I really need to find a good doctor to test me again.

A. yazmine, if you want, you can try consume daily yogurt with a little apple cider vinegar in it (just add 5ml of ACV in your yogurt). some of gastric problems are believed to be caused by some bacteria. apple cider vinegar will help regulate the normal condition inside your gastric mucosa, so that for the long run it probably can help improve your condition.

Q. I have a low back pain that radiates to my leg when i pick up stuff. Is it a disc herniation? I am a 43 years old bank teller. During the past 5 months I've suffered from a low back pain. The pain is not very strong, but it gets much worse while doing physical activity. When i walk or lift heavy things the pain is even stronger, and it radiates to my left leg. Can it be signs for disc herniation?

A. It's possible that you have a nerve impingement from a disc herniation, but not necessarily so. What you need to know is that even if you have a herniated disc, the question is what would the recommended treatment be?
90% or more of herniated discs resolve without surgical treatment within 6 months. MRI imaging is generally only indicated if one is considering surgery; in other words, your pain and neurological status is such that surgery is clinically indicated. Then, an MRI may be helpful for the surgeon. If surgery is not indicated based on clinical/symptoms, then it probably is unwise to get an MRI. They often show abnormalities that are simply 'red herrings' and often prompt people to proceed with surgery that really is not needed. Beware!

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Despite its benign nature, occasionally, calcified nucleus pulposus herniates within ruptured annulus fibrosus, leading to extradural space occupying lesion and spinal root or cord compression.
As development proceeds the primary intestinal loop either herniates into the amniotic cavity (instead of the umbilical cord) or a part of the intestinal loop herniates normally into the umbilical cord while another part herniates through an unclosed portion of the malformed body wall [3,12].
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[1] In the 5th week of embryonic development, an elongating midgut herniates into the umbilical cord.
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