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What is an inguinal hernia?

When weakness in the borders of the inguinal area causes the canal to widen, it can be enough to allow abdominal fat or intestinal structures to bulge through. This is deemed an inguinal hernia. It’s all a matter of tone and tissue integrity.

What conditions cause inguinal hernia?

How is inguinal hernia diagnosed?

How serious is an inguinal hernia?

How is inguinal hernia treated?

What techniques are used to treat inguinal hernia?

What is the recovery from hernia surgery?

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