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Hernia Questions

Questions And Answers

How do hernias occur?

There are multiple causes such as strain, especially in inguinal hernias, a weak incision site, birth (umbilical hernia), obesity, inactivity after abdominal surgery, age and pregnancy.

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How are hernias diagnosed?

A physician diagnoses hernias by performing a physical exam.

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How are hernias treated?

The only treatment for hernias is surgery

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