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Posted by: Taryn | 2004/11/20

What is a hernia?

I have recently been told that I have a hernia and am having it removed. What exactly is a hernia?

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Taryn, a hernia is the protrusion of an organ or tissue though an abnormal opening (it’s not supposed to be there). If you have more questions please let me know what type of hernia it is that you have and post the questions as a new question to ensure that I receive them. Good luck.

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