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Inguinal hernia

Inguinal hernia: Introduction

Inguinal hernia: A hernia is a condition in which part of the intestine bulges through a weak area in muscles in the abdomen. An inguinal hernia occurs in ... more about Inguinal hernia.

Inguinal hernia: Protrusion of the intestines out of the groin area. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Inguinal hernia is available below.

Symptoms of Inguinal hernia

Treatments for Inguinal hernia

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Inguinal hernia: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Inguinal hernia

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Inguinal hernia: Complications

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Causes of Inguinal hernia

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Inguinal hernia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Inguinal hernia

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

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Article Excerpts about Inguinal hernia

A hernia is a condition in which part of the intestine bulges through a weak area in muscles in the abdomen. An inguinal hernia occurs in the groin (the area between the abdomen and thigh). It is called "inguinal" because the intestines push through a weak spot in the inguinal canal, which is a triangle-shaped opening between layers of abdominal muscle near the groin. (Source: excerpt from Inguinal Hernia: NIDDK)

Definitions of Inguinal hernia:

An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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