types of hernias

Here’s a list with the most common types of hernias, in both men and women. Inguinal hernia These hernias have an origin in the lower abdomen just above the leg crease, near to the pubic area. They often occur on both sides of the pubic area, and this is called bilateral inguinal hernia. Femoral hernia…

hernia

A hernia is most commonly caused by a combination of muscle strain and muscle weakness. It can develop quickly or over a longer time period, depending on the cause. One of the common causes of hernia is failure of the abdominal wall to close properly in the womb (this is called a congenital defect). Sometimes…

inguinal hernia

An inguinal hernia is caused by a combination of muscle weakness and strain. Depending on the cause, it can develop quickly or over a prolonged period. An inguinal hernia happens when tissue, for example, part of the intestine, protrudes through weak abdominal muscles. The bulge can be painful, especially when you bend over, cough, or…

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