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Does having a hernia run in families?

6 doctors weighed in
3 doctors agree

In brief: Somewhat

Hernias are more common in males, and there can be a hereditary type condition in which some men inherit collagen fibers are weaker or more likely to form hernias.

In brief: Somewhat

Hernias are more common in males, and there can be a hereditary type condition in which some men inherit collagen fibers are weaker or more likely to form hernias.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It can.

In brief: Yes

It can.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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