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Can women have hernias?

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Yes, women can have hernias. Have you ever heard of a himnia?

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Hernia symptoms in women include : aches, lumps, and pain. Different hernias have different symptoms. Sometimes hernias in women are harder to locate.


Men, women and children can all get hernias.


Yes. Men are affected more frequently, due to the fact that they attempt heavy lifting more often.


There is a wide varieties of hernias that can occur on many places of the body, both in children, women, young and elderly men.


The majority of hernias occur in males. Nearly 25% of men and only 2% of women in the United States will develop inguinal hernias. Inguinal hernias occur nearly three times more often in African American adults than in Caucasians.


Direct hernias are acquired, Indirect hernias are congenital.


Incisional hernias are also ventral hernias.


Both men and women can get hernias the same way, a weak place in the muscles of the wall of a body cavity splits and allows the cavity contents to protrude. Hernias involving the abdominal cavity are common in men and women. They can happen any place in the abdominal wall muscles. They are called ventral hernias. A type more common in men, but also seen in women, occurs in the groin area called the inguinal area on either (or both) sides of the low abdomen and are called inguinal hernias. These frequently show up after a heavy lifting strain and protrude/"rupture". A lump may appear in the area with the pain which is actually a portion of bowel protruding through the muscle opening. In men, inguinal hernias may not show a lump in the inguinal area if the area of weakness is at the bottom and bowel slips into the scrotum and protrudes there as a lump in the scrotum. Other common places in the abdominal cavity wall that can "rupture" are in the area around or near the belly button, which are called umbilical hernias, or at an incision site from a previous surgery called incisional hernias.


No penis once grow they will not shrink, neither will a hernias cause it to shrink.


hernias are fun they smell like cows that go moo moo oink


How Do People Get Hernias?Hernias are caused by a combination of muscle weakness and strain, although the cause of the weakness, the site of the hernia and the type of strain may vary. It might take a long time for a hernia to develop or it might develop suddenly.


Inguinal hernias are common in many quadrupeds including pigs, cats, and dogs. They are thought to be congenital disorders.


Was it an on the job injury?


There are different kinds of hernias. Inguinal hernias are the most common type. Hiatal hernia is another possible condition that affects the upper stomach area.


No. Boys and girls (men and women) can get hernias. Men are 10 times more likely than women to get "inguinal hernia". In men, this occur when part of the intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the abdomen; often along the inguinal canal, which carries the spermatic cord and in women it can develop where the tissue that binds the uterus exits from the abdomen and joins with the tissue surrounding the vaginal opening.. (taken from: https:/www.bcbsri.com/BCBSRIWeb/images/mayo_popup/Inguinalhernia.jsp and http://chealth.canoe.ca/channel_condition_info_details.asp?disease_id=226&channel_id=2017&relation_id=14095)


Lumps can be tumors, hernias, edematous...


Some hernias do move. Consult your doctor.


I'm pretty sure hamsters can get hernias.


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It is possible to exercise with an abdominal hernia. Exercise can help strengthen the abs to prevent hernias. However, too much strenuous exercise can make hernias worse.


In all the patients I've seen with inguinal hernias (a couple thousand), I never saw one that complained of buttocks pain...


Most hernias result from a weakness in the abdominal wall that either develops or that an infant is born with (congenital). Any increase in pressure in the abdomen, such as coughing, straining, heavy lifting, or pregnancy, can be.



Because of their horizontal structure



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