Ventral hernia

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What is ventral hernia?

A ventral hernia is an outward bulging (protrusion) of the abdominal lining. It can also develop in the abdominal wall around a previous incision where the abdominal muscles have weakened, or a torn muscle area.

Common symptoms reported by people with ventral hernia

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for ventral hernia

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Compare treatments taken by people with ventral hernia

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Who has ventral hernia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 16 say ventral hernia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 9
50s 22
60s 16
70+ 9
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 16
Female 49

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 33
Not Diagnosed 3

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