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A hernia is when an organ pushes into the wall of the cavity (usually muscles)
Hernia types

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around the organ. It's most common in the abdomin. They can be caused by lifting a heavy object improperly, hard bouts of coughing, sharp blows, tight clothing, incorrect posture, etc. Some can be pushed back into place & others need surgery to be repaired. If a hernia isn't repaired it can become strangulated.

SymptomsEdit

Symptoms vary depending on the type/location of the hernia. They include:

  • Bulge in the groin
  • Pain
  • Naseau/Vomiting
  • Fever

TreatmentEdit

  • truss
  • Surgery

Diagnosed withEdit

SourcesEdit

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