A hernia occurs when a small section of the intestine begins to protrude or push through a weakened area of the abdominal wall. It may not always be painful, but it can cause general discomfort that continues to worsen over time. There are several different hernia surgeries that can be performed to correct the problem. Your doctor will evaluate your condition and, after a thorough examination, will decide which type of procedure will work best.
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