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A hernia occurs when an organ in the abdomen displaces due to the weakening of the muscles of abdomen or other part of body. Most common predisposing factors of Hernias are tobacco, smoking, poor nutrition, heavy weight lifting, chronic constipation, chronic cough, difficulty in urination etc. A hernia can occur in the abdomen, upper thigh area, belly button, or groins. A hernia can also occur in an infant due to the weakness in the muscles during birth.
A surgeon will diagnose a hernia in a physical examination. The diagnosis of a hernia is easier as a bulge in the area where the hernia is present will be visible. For an accurate diagnosis, a patient may be asked to stand, strain or cough. In addition, imaging tests such as an MRI, CT scan, or abdominal ultrasound might be needed if the bulge isn’t readily apparent or to confirm the physical diagnoses.