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Ventral Hernia: Risk Factors, Causes and Symptoms

A ventral hernia occurs when there is a protrusion of the intestine or other tissues through a weakness in the abdominal wall. It can appear on the abdominal wall at any location. The three specific ventral hernias are incisional, umbilical (belly button), and epigastric (stomach) hernia. Incisional hernias are formed at the healed site of past surgical incisions. In this type of hernia, the…
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The Connection Between Hernia And Acid Reflux

A hernia is a universal name for a tissue or an organ pushing through an opening in the supporting organ around it. The organ and the area where a push-through occurs will determine the type of hernia it will be. Hiatal hernias occur at the upper portion of the stomach, pushing up through the diaphragm. It is one of the causes of gastric or acid reflux. When the push-through organ is in the…
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Difference Between Direct And Indirect Hernia

A hernia occurs when a fatty tissue or organ squeezes through a weak spot in a connective tissue or surrounding muscle. Inguinal hernia is the most common type of hernia because all people have inguinal canals. In females, each canal is the location of passage for the round ligament of the uterus, while in males, the testes normally descend through their canal by around a few weeks before…
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