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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 Torcuato Blank
please can anyone tell me if you had any experience in new study about hernia surgery ? I'm about to participate in ...
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By Spoonman88 Blank
I'm 26 years old, and a little over a month ago, I got an umbilical hernia from picking up a heavy steel plate at wor...
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By MurphySha64 Blank
I'm 17 and male, and this has been happening for years. So basically every once and awhile i get this very sharp pull...
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By Needlenose Blank
I had umbilical hernia surgery not even a week ago. However the area where the hernia was is still protruding and I c...
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By new_around_here Blank
Mine is just above my naval and extends to the top of my abdomen. I am going to say it is greatert than 4 inches from...
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By Slowrecovery14 Blank
I had hernia repair with the nissen wrap 3 weeks ago I am not able to digest food don't think food is going down have...
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By sbartek1974 Blank
On Monday September 15th I had a hernia removed. For the past 30 years(eversince I was 10 years)I've had a bulge in m...
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By Willie5 Blank
Since around December I have experienced slight swelling, on and off below my waist line. As of late, I have been exp...
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By triscutt Blank
My boyfriend has a herina the size of a small pumpkin the body order he has its so bad and he said that he had an op...
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By Ahmed_Sami Blank
HI, i did US 5 months ago it should ing. hernia at both sides. later did other US which didn't show any hernias?!...
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By Dippun Blank
Heya, I had am umbilical hernia repaired 12 days ago, it had been healing fine and within the timeframes told. On ...
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By DonLackie Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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Paderla Anitha, DNB  May 26, 2014
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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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