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Conditions That Increase Abdominal Pressure and the Risk of Hernia


Conditions That Increase Abdominal Pressure and the Risk of Hernia

Conditions that can increase the pressure within the abdominal cavity, causing an inguinal hernia to bulge, include:

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerC. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Last RevisedApril 26, 2011

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