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  1. Hernias

    09 Mar 2018

    Both reducible and non-reducible hernias need to be surgically repaired - this is a common operation...

  2. Abdominal birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    During fetal development, the diaphragm or abdominal wall may fail to properly fuse, allowing the abdominal organs to protrude...

  3. Undescended testicles

    01 Apr 2019

    Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum...

  4. Constipation

    12 Apr 2019

    Most cases of constipation are treated by eating a diet high in fibre, drinking more fluids, and exercising daily...

  5. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    30 Jan 2019

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...

  6. Indigestion

    09 Mar 2018

    Food inside the stomach is only kept there by the force of gravity so to avoid heartburn, don't lie down after a big meal...

  7. Testicle injuries and conditions

    30 Mar 2019

    If you injure your testicles, always seek urgent medical advice...

  8. Stoma after ileostomy or colostomy

    09 Mar 2018

    A stoma is an artificially created hole (stoma) in the abdomen so that faeces can still leave the body...

  9. Breast reconstruction and mastectomy

    09 Mar 2018

    Some women choose to have breast reconstruction surgery to give a similar appearance to the look of their original breast in normal clothes...

  10. Kidneys - polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

    18 Jun 2019

    Polycystic kidney disease is a common cause of kidney failure in Australia and equally affects men and women of different ethnic backgrounds...