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Hernias are More Common Than You Think
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Hernias are More Common Than You Think

By Elizabeth Colsen, MD, General Surgeon You lifted something heavy and now you are in pain. If it is painful to flex your abdominal muscles, it must be a muscle strain, right? Or is it a hernia? Symptoms of a hernia and muscle strain are similar, except a hernia presents as a bulge on the...