Hernia

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 your stomach bulges through an opening in your diaphragm. ... into your esophagus. When you have a hiatal hernia, it's easier for the acid to come up. ...
  3. A hernia is a sac formed by the lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum). The sac comes through a ... layer is called the fascia. Which type of hernia you have depends on where it is: Femoral ...
  4. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a defect in the diaphragm. The diaphragm, which is composed of muscle and other fibrous tissue, separates ... partially formed diaphragm results in an abnormal opening (hernia) that allows the stomach and intestines to move ...
  5. A diaphragmatic hernia is a birth defect in which there is an abnormal opening in the diaphragm. The diaphragm is the ... A diaphragmatic hernia is a rare defect. It occurs while the baby is developing in the womb. The diaphragm is not ...
  6. Short stature, hyperextensibility, hernia, ocular depression, Rieger anomaly, and teething delay, commonly known by the acronym SHORT syndrome, is a rare disorder that ...
  7. A hernia occurs when the contents of the abdomen push through a weak point or tear in the muscle ... holds the abdominal organs in place. A femoral hernia is a bulge in the upper part of ...
  8. Hiatal hernia is a condition in which part of the stomach extends through an opening of the diaphragm into ... The exact cause of hiatal hernia is not known. The condition may be due to weakness of the supporting tissue. Your risk for the problem goes up ...
  9. Umbilical hernia repair is surgery to repair an umbilical hernia . An umbilical hernia is a sac (pouch) formed from the inner ... and pain-free) for this surgery. If your hernia is small, you may receive spinal, epidural block , ...
  10. ... lump in the abdomen is caused by a hernia. An abdominal hernia occurs when there is a weak spot in ... bulge through the muscles of the abdomen. A hernia may appear after you strain, or lift something ...
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