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Hernia (cont.)

Hernia Prevention

You can do little to prevent areas of the abdominal wall from being or becoming weak, which can potentially become a site for a hernia.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/6/2013
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As defined in 1804 by Astley Cooper, ahernia as a protrusion of any viscus from its proper cavity.

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