Hernia

So you have questions... Here are answers to some of the very common questions that patients have regarding hernias. 

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What is a hernia?

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What causes a hernia?

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How do I know if I have a hernia?

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What are the different types of hernias?

Will a hernia heal on it's own, If I do nothing?

What are the symptoms of a hernia?

Is my groin pain caused by a hernia?

Are hernias painful?

Are hernias dangerous?

Can I exercise if I have a hernia?

Can I prevent getting a hernia?

What is the treatment for a hernia?

When should I see a surgeon?

Is surgery the only cure?

What types of hernia repair are there?

Do I need to have mesh? Mesh repair vs Tissue repair.

How are hernias repaired?

Is hernia surgery painful?

What is the recovery time after hernia surgery?