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Visible hernia when blowing nose

when i was 12 years old we found out that i have a hernia..
but later on, my hernia is gone..
now im 18 and its going back because of my colds whenever i try to blow my nose..
sometimes my hernia is gone but sometimes i can see it..

what should i do.? is there any advice? im afraid of surgery..
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replied January 1st, 2010
Hernias often appear to "come and go," although, in reality, they really never go away without surgery.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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