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IBS symptoms are similar to other abdominal issues, some quite serious. So, it’s important to get a correct diagnosis to receive proper treatment. Here’s what to know.
Hernias don’t go away on their own, but they don’t always require surgery either. A general surgeon explains what hernias are and the different treatment options to speak with your provider about.
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