Because there are different hernia types, there can be different symptoms associated with them, including a bulge, pain or discomfort or gastroesophageal reflux. Some causes of hernias can be a congenital defect present ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Non-graphic pictures of hernias can be found at the website Graphic pictures of hernias can be found at Both websites provide helpful information about a variety of hernia sym... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of a stomach hernia, also known as a hiatal hernia, include heartburn, belching, chest or abdominal pain and difficulty swallowing, states Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms include feeling full after meals, vomiting b... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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The symptoms of a ventral hernia includes a lump or bulge in the abdomen that gradually increases in size, according to the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. Lumps caused by a ventral hernia tend to ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases