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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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By DonLackie
I think I have a hernia, and have had one for a while. A few months ago it started bothering me enough that I decide...
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By ElaineWoolacott
Hi my mother is a 60 yr old active female who has just had a double (femoral hernia) Operation, about 6/7 weeks ago. ...
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By TOHO1
Two years ago I had double hernia op. Recently I am having burning pain on the right side, similar to the pain I had...
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By Mat789
If you had a reducible hernia as a child which wasn't really visible, it could only be felt when you pushed on it, is...
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By tom946
hi i have a hernia as described above about the size of a marbel im into working out 5 days a week nothing heavy just...
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By MClaudeW
I'm 30 and have a had a direct inguinal hernia since I was 12. 18 years now. It feels as If there are tubules and mat...
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By chicobabe
On the 4th of February 2014 I had surgery on an inguinal hernia. Everything was great and I recovered pretty quickly,...
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By Liesel25 Blank
Hello, has anyone had their hernia mesh removed? I have a lumbar hernia which is rare but am considering having it re...
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By September14baby Blank
I'm 24weeks pregnant and I recently found out I have a inguinal hernia on the left side and possibly on the other sid...
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By Gidget1225 Blank
I really could use some input here. Twenty years ago, I was diagnosed with bilateral inguinal hernias. As they have b...
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By Staceylcash Blank
Hi,I have 2 hernias in my upper abdomen that have been giving me problems. They stopped bothering me so bad for the l...
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By lilb1190 Blank
Last year I had an inguinal hernia repaired near my right leg. About 6 months ago I noticed the same pain on the left...
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By 1MichaelMifsud Blank
Son has had pain on right side for year of abdomen that can cause shooting pain in scrotum. Has had 2 CAT scans 2 ult...
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By nicolejames228 Blank
Hi Everyone. I have a 17 year old son. He's been complaining of a dull pain/discomfort in his lower right groin ar...
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By Elle8686 Blank
I just finished treatment 2 days ago for h pylori. It was two weeks on omeprazole, clarithromycin and Metronidazol ...
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By kennethbass Blank
I had lower left inguinal hernia repair surgery on 10/31/2012. Everything went well after the initial recovery. Start...
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By Sanddrakay Blank
I had a bad surgery in I think 2004, one rib and half kidney removed. I have no muscles left in my right side, My he...
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can you have an Inguinal hernia with no bulge?I have pains in groin and testical but I don't have any bulge.do they s...
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By ennaye Blank
Hi, I am very worried. My husband(age 75) has been advised open hernia surgery. After reading up on various forums,...
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By JustMe214 Blank
Over a week ago, Saturday May 12th morning, I awoke with some discomfort in my abdomen. I thought of it as cramps and...
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