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Why Is An Inguinal Hernia More Common In Men Than In Women?

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An inguinal hernia takes place when soft tissue tends to protrude through a weak portion of the abdominal muscles. This soft tissue could either be part of the intestine or part of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity (omentum). What results is a bulge which tends to be fairly painful when you bend over, cough or lift a heavy object. According to research, men are 10 times more likely to develop an inguinal hernia than a woman. Let’s explore why.

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Types of Hernia – How Are They Recognized?

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A hernia is a protrusion of tissue through a wall of muscle. Most hernias occur in the abdominal region. They are observed as a small lump that might disappear when the patient lies down or when the lump is pressed. Some hernias are painful, especially when the patient bends, coughs, or lifts weights.

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XYZ has been Detected with Hernia, what is Next? A beginners Guide

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A hernia condition is generally accompanied by a certain part of an internal organ protruding through a weak opening in another part of the body. Among the many types of hernias, the most commonly occurring type makes intestine stick out through a weakness in the wall of the abdomen.

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