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Prevention
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It's important to know that hernias can't really be prevented from occurring. If it's something that you are born with (as in the congenital types of hernias) then it will develop regardless of what you do. I would say that in general, there really isn't a way to prevent you from forming a hernia.

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Kai Nishi, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery

  • Board Certified bariatric surgeon in Trauma Services and Surgical Intensive Care at Cedars-Sinai
  • Formerly the Assistant Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
  • One of the principal investigators of the FDA trials on a new procedure called TOGA (incision-less weight loss surgery), and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the U.S. who have performed this procedure

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