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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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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 ...
For the last 1 1/2 years or more I have been experiencing what I thought to be a classic hernia. Brought on by cough, sneeze, pulling wee...
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...
I have recently had a pain in my left groin (just below the waist) come out of nowhere. It feels like a hernia as I’ve have two surgeries...
Hello I have a Inguinal direct hernia and i was wondering if pain can be felt in your inner thigh from it?
Really hoping someone can help. I had emergency surgery on 5th March 2019. I have had an umbilical hernia for a few years and until 5th M...
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...
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