Flank hernia

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What is flank hernia?

Flank hernia is a specific type of a hernia located in the side of the abdominal wall. Flank hernias may occur following injury to or following surgery to the flank area. Flank hernias may also be present at the time of birth (congenital).

Common symptoms reported by people with flank hernia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with flank hernia

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Compare treatments taken by people with flank hernia

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Who has flank hernia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 7
50s 4
60s 9
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 22

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from flank hernia patients who have completed their condition history
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