WHAT IS AN ABDOMINAL HERNIA?
An abdominal hernia is a lump or bulge of an organ that is found in the abdominal cavity, through a morphologically constituted opening. Abdominal hernias are commonly located in the anterior part of the abdomen from the lower abdomen to both inguinal regions and nearby below.
There are several types of hernias and they are classified according to the location:
There are no apparent causes for the appearance of a hernia, sometimes they present themselves by lifting heavy things, making effort when doing the bathroom or before any exercise that increases the pressure in the abdominal area.
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