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Can working your abs help you not avoid inguinal hernias?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Inguinal hernias in general get bigger with time.
This is because any abdominal pressure increases force that pushes it out and there is no counteracting force to push it back in. Strong abs do not cause inguinal hernias to go back in.

In brief: No

Inguinal hernias in general get bigger with time.
This is because any abdominal pressure increases force that pushes it out and there is no counteracting force to push it back in. Strong abs do not cause inguinal hernias to go back in.
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