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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nina Hall
Dr. Nina Hall answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Absolutely!: While inguinal hernias are more common in men, they do occur in women as well. Umbical and incisional hernias are common in both sexes.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Most hernias: Occur spontaneously with no cause or reason. Sometimes hernias are associated with repetitive heavy lifting, obesity or past pregnancy. Most common l ... Read More
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Multifactorial: There are many different causes of hernias among patients, and even a single patient can have different causes at different times such as trauma, infe ... Read More
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Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
The same as in males: Inguinal hernias can be congenital, acquired or a combination. In women, the congenital hernia is a result of the descent of the gubernaculum testis i ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
No: Suprapubic areas are rare. More common are femoral hernias and inguinal hernias, and still more uncommon than in men.
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Dr. Peter Denk
20 years experience General Surgery
Yes, : Groin hernias, also called inguinal hernias, are very common and can happen in both men and women at any age. They are fixed relatively easily with ei ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Not usually: Though the reflux associated with some hernias will often feel like it is difficult to breathe. Weight on the other hand can cause breathing problems ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
A hole: And abdominal wall or groin hernia is literally a hole in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents may protrude, causing a lump and/or pain ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Same as in men: A painful or uncomfortable swelling or bulge. Hernias most commonly occur in groins or umbilical region.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
50 years experience General Surgery
Buldge in groin/leg: The most common site would be a buldge or fulness in the groin. Hernias occur when a part of your body protrudes through an opening. Hernias can occ ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Same as in men: A painful or uncomfortable swelling or bulge. Hernias most commonly occur in groins or umbilical region.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Similar to Men: While hernias are much more commen in men, women have similar signs and symptoms. In the groin, femoral hernias are more common in women; this may cr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Similar to Men: While hernias are much more commen in men, women have similar signs and symptoms. In the groin, femoral hernias are more common in women; this may cr ... Read More
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