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A 21-year-old female asked:

Been straining on the toilet all day as ive been constipated. i have a hiatal hernia and the straining has caused it to become really sore around that area. should i be concerned? i get worried that it could get strangulated?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It will not. But avoid constipation. Take a laxative of choice.
Last updated Feb 15, 2022

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