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Friday, 10 June 2016

Hernia: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Hernias are ruptures that occur in smooth muscle tissue, through which a bodily structure protrudes. They occur mostly around the abdominal sections; but hernias can actually arise in different parts of the body including – the thigh, bellybutton, and groin areas.

Types of hernia:
There are different types of hernia; it will surprise you also to know that babies can as well suffer from hernia. In the case of babies – it is usually visible in the tummy area - when the baby coughs or cries. A swelling appears and subsides in those instances. Hernias are usually appearing in the stomach area; sometimes you would also see them just above the navel while at other times they will occur around the groin region, or around the upper thigh.

Typical hernia formation