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Can you get a hernia from excessive coughing?

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In brief: NO if no weakness

Excessive strain or cough may result a hernia if there is weakness in inguinal floor, in a normal person with out weakness , with normal strong inguinal floor , will not cause hernia by excessive cough.

In brief: NO if no weakness

Excessive strain or cough may result a hernia if there is weakness in inguinal floor, in a normal person with out weakness , with normal strong inguinal floor , will not cause hernia by excessive cough.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A hernia can develop from a strong cough.
Any good strain can do it.

In brief: Yes

A hernia can develop from a strong cough.
Any good strain can do it.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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