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A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. Most hernias are in the abdomen.

There are several types of hernias, including

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  1. Hernia (National Library of Medicine)  
    A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. Most hernias are in the abdomen. There are several types ...
  2. Hiatal Hernia (National Library of Medicine)  
    A hiatal hernia is a condition in which the upper part of the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. ... into the esophagus. When you have a hiatal hernia, it's easier for the acid to come up. ...
  3. Hernia - inguinal; Inguinal hernia; Direct and indirect hernia; Rupture; Strangulation; Incarceration
  4. Hernia - diaphragmatic; Congenital hernia of the diaphragm ... A diaphragmatic hernia is a rare defect that occurs while the baby is developing in the womb. The abdominal organs, such ...
  5. Hernia - hiatal ... The exact cause of hiatal hernias is unknown. The condition may be due to a weakening of the supporting tissue. Your risk for the problem goes up ...
  6. Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia ... time, there is no clear cause of a hernia. Some hernias may be present at birth (congenital), ...
  7. Abdominal hernia; Hernia - abdominal; Abdominal wall defects; Lump in the abdominal wall; Abdominal wall mass ... lump in the abdomen is caused by a hernia. An abdominal hernia occurs when there is weak ...
  8. Hernias (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... hernias isn't hard to do. What Are Hernias? A hernia (pronounced: HUR-nee-uh) is an ... an incision from surgery. How Do People Get Hernias? It might take a long time for a ...
  9. Inguinal Hernia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Organizations​​ (PDF, 341 KB)​​​​​ Alternate Language URL Inguinal Hernia Page Content On this page: What is an ... For More Information Acknowledgments What is an inguinal hernia? An inguinal hernia happens when contents of the ...
  10. ... literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Congenital diaphragmatic hernia On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... definitions Reviewed September 2013 What is congenital diaphragmatic hernia? Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a defect in the ...
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