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A 50-year-old female asked:

ventral hernia what or how this can happen? gm states its cause of old age not work related. i do physical labor with heavy lifting, no pain just lump

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Hernia: A hernia is a weakness in the fibers that holds a person together. Hernias are common around the umbilicus (belly button), groins, and sometimes in the upper midline of the abdomen. Hernias can just occur for no specific reason. See a surgeon to find out if surgery is indicated.

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