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Hernia

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults publication thumbnail image.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (See Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment—including surgery—for GERD.
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Reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) en adultos publicación imagen

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Enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) (See Reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) en adultos)
Define el reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y la enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD). Describe las causas, los síntomas y el tratamiento (incluida la cirugía) para la GERD.
Versión PDF (341 KB) *

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Hernia (from MedlinePlus)
Defines what a hernia is and summarizes the several types of hernias and treatment for the condition.

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Hernia (from PubMed Health)
Describes common types of hernias. Discusses causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and potential complications.

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Hiatal Hernia (See Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment—including surgery—for GERD.
PDF Version (509 KB) *

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Inguinal Hernia
Describes the types of inguinal hernia, as well as causes, symptoms, surgical treatment, and potential complications.
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The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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Phone: 1–800–891–5389
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Fax: 703–738–4929
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