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do people with eds have more hernias?

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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: I presume you mean ehlers-danlos syndrome, and yes, patients with this connective tissue disorder are more probe to hernia formation.
Answered on Dec 14, 2013
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