U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Singapore
A 27-year-old female asked:

does alcoholism (not excess) lead to hernia?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
NO: No unrelated , alcohol causes different damage.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey commented
Psychiatry 57 years experience
I agree but smoking can b a factor because it causes coughing & increased intraabdominal pressure
Oct 25, 2012
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably not: There are many factors that are involved in causing hernias, and generally alcohol use is not one of them.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions

A 18-year-old female asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 33-year-old female asked:
2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
A 32-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 32-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.