Hernia Community

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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Exactly one week ago I began to feel soreness on the right side of my abdomen. It has gotten worse since then. When I cough or tighten my...
My mother was diagnosed with a hernia and needed to have surgery to repair it. They used a mesh for the repair. This was a few years ago....
I've been having problems for the last two years pretty bad, seemingly random symptoms that didn't fit anything. I finally found a goo...
I had double hernia surgery on march 28, 2018. I had severe pain in my right shoulder. It has eased somewhat, but still very bad at times
I had surgery months back (10/2015) to repair a hernia under my belly button as well as to close a small hole on the inner wall of my bel...
Hi, Im 51 years old was diagnosed with small hiatal hernia 4 years ago. Recently I started getting a cold or an allegy and began with hea...
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