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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 ... and may be more likely to get a hernia. Treatment is usually surgery to repair the opening ...
  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 ... over or lying down Swallowing difficulty A hiatal hernia by itself rarely causes symptoms. Pain and discomfort ... from backing up Surgery to repair the hiatal hernia Other measures to reduce symptoms include: Avoiding large ...
  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. ... 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons)  
    ... Sponsorship Opportunities Login Patient Information for Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair from SAGES Download PDF Version Find a ... pain for some patients. What Is a Ventral Hernia? When a ventral hernia occurs, it usually arises ...
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