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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. Incisional Hernia Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair Introduction Hernias are common conditions that affect men and women of all ages. Your doctor may have recommended a hernia operation. The decision whether ...
  4. Inguinal Hernia Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Inguinal Hernia Repair Introduction Hernias are common conditions that affect men and women of all ages. Your doctor may recommend a hernia operation. The decision ...
  5. Hernia - inguinal; Inguinal hernia; Direct and indirect hernia; Rupture; Strangulation; Incarceration
  6. 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 ...
  7. Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia ... time, there is no clear cause of a hernia. Some hernias may be present at birth (congenital), ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Inguinal Hernia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... PDF Version (601 KB) Alternate Language URL Inguinal Hernia Page Content DUE TO UNFORE SEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, PUBLICATION ... For More Information Acknowledgments What is an inguinal hernia? An inguinal hernia happens when contents of the ...
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