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Femoral Hernia: Classification, Causes, Risk Factors, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, Exercise

Femoral hernia is also known as enteromerocele, crural hernia, and femorocele. Hernia is a condition that occurs when the contents of the abdomen, generally a...

Hiatal Hernia or Hiatus Hernia: Causes, Risk Factors, Signs, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment

What is Hiatal Hernia or Hiatus Hernia? Hiatal hernia or hiatus hernia is a condition in which a part of the stomach pushes through the...

Sports Hernia or Athletic Pubalgia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Exercises

Sports Hernia or Athletic Pubalgia is also called as gilmores groin, sportsman's hernia, slap shot gut and groin disruption. Consultant surgeon Dr. Jerry Gilmore was...

Umbilical Hernia: Causes, Risk Factors, Signs, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment, Complications

What is Umbilical Hernia? When a portion of the intestine bulges through an opening in the abdominal muscles it is known as umbilical hernia. Umbilical...

Inguinal Hernia: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, Investigations

Hernia is a condition which occurs due to bulging of a part of the inner tissue such as muscle, intestines, fat, etc caused by...

Diet for Hiatal Hernia: Foods to Include & Foods to Avoid

Hiatal hernia or hiatus hernia is a condition in which a part of the stomach squeezes and comes up into the chest through the hiatus,...

Treatment for Epigastric Hernia & its Recovery Period, Risk Factors

The advantage of going through epigastric hernia surgery is that you can avoid the pain caused by epigastric hernia and if the epigastric hernia...

What is Epigastric Hernia: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis

What is Epigastric Hernia? Epigastric hernia is small in size and one can have them more than one at a time. It is a complication...

What is Incisional Hernia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications

What is Incisional Hernia? Incisional hernia is generally observed in those individuals who undergo any abdominal surgery. Incisional hernia usually is caused when the intestines...

Incisional Hernia: Treatment, Surgery, Recovery Period, Risk Factors

Any type of abdominal surgery creates a weak area in the abdominal wall which can be exploited by the muscles to cause incisional hernia....
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