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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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The pain isn't really bothering me....but it does feel tender and hurts when I touch or press the area or bump against it....pain seems t...
Massive large hernias with external wounds caused by the hernias being so large making for a thin abdominal wall. Recently one of the wo...
Hey has anyone had a robotic Hernia surgery done before? I have two inguinal hernias and I wanted to know if the recovery time is quicker...
I`m a 63 yr. old male, 150 lbs.decent shape. I had open surgery with mesh 2 1/2 yrs. ago, had pain everyday, surgeon says that the mesh ...
I was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia two years ago and was told that it would fix itself. Recently I started to get pain and my friend ac...
I was wondering If I can fly on a plane (2,5h flight) if I have hiatal hernia and pvc’s structurally normal heart) ? Does anyone have an...
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