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Hernia occurs when part of an internal organ pushes through an opening in the organ’s wall. There are many types of hernias such as Inguinal Hernia (in the groin), Umbilical Hernia (around the belly button), and Incisional Hernia (through a scar). Discuss topics including prevention, symptoms, causes and surgical treatments for hernias.
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Dear Community I hope you doing well. Since May I have some issues with my groin and so far have no idea what it is. I Will begin with...
Hernia treatment can be conservative (such as observation and support with trusses) if the hernia is not affecting your daily routine or ...
Risk of strangulation: In considering when to have a reducible hernia surgically repaired, it is important for a patient to know the risk...
Lifestyle changes are often necessary to avoid symptoms of hiatal hernia.Modify your activities:Minimize heavy lifting, straining, bendin...
Hi,I was born with gastroschisis and have a scar on my tummy and a hernia,I was wondering if wearing a waist trainer would be dangerous a...
Hey everyone, Can anyone help me work out what's wrong with me? I'm a 44 year old male, good diet, don't smoke, no drugs, very lit...
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