Hernia FAQs (cont.)
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What causes a hernia?
Weakness in the abdominal wall may have been present since birth. But this weakness may not cause problems until later in life.
Hernias have other causes:
Some conditions may increase the pressure against the abdominal cavity and cause a muscle to tear and a hernia to form or make a hernia worse:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/20/2015
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