What is the difference between a hiatal hernia and an abdominal hernia?

Answer different from abdominal hernias in that it is not visible on the outside of the body. With a hiatal hernia, the stomach bulges upward through the

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How can a abdominal ventral hernia repair with a mesh end up with a hernia in ur stomack?

Only your doctor can tell if it is the same hernia or not. I would doubt that it is. When the muscle wall is weak that is when you get hernias. It may be that another section of the wall has a... Read More »

What is "HERNIA"?

In simple terms a Hernia is when something protrudes into someplace it shouldn't. For example, a Herniated disc in the spine is one that is out of alignment. Most common hernia's involve organs in ... Read More »

What is a hiatal hernia?

A hiatal hernia develops when a portion of your stomach goes up into your chest through the hole in your diaphragm where your esophagus enters the abdominal cavity (the hiatus).IdentificationAccord... Read More »

What is a hiatus hernia?

A hiatal hernia means that part of your stomach has bulged up through your diaphragm. This can cause pain about halfway up the trunk in front. Here's a good webpage on what it looks like, the symp... Read More »