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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. Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia ... time, there is no clear cause of a hernia. Some hernias may be present at birth (congenital), ...
  6. 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 ...
  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. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Surgery for an Inguinal Hernia (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)  
    ... Summary – Jul. 24, 2013 Surgery for an Inguinal Hernia Formats View PDF (PDF) 1.1 MB Download ... assistant. Understanding Your Condition What is an inguinal hernia? An inguinal hernia is a condition in which ...
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