Coping with a Hernia
Hernia surgery is one of the most common treatments done each year, but many people who have them find it difficult to obtain all the information that would help them cope with the operation. In this straightforward book, Dr Delvin explains the causes and symptoms of hernias, with advice to help you when you're talking to the doctor about the problems. There have been enormous improvements in the treatments available, and he explains the options, and how you can get out of hospital and recover faster and more fully.
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What is a hernia and what can be done about it?
Groin hernias the causes
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