When there is a weakness in your abdominal muscles, some of your intestines can protrude from the opening, forming an inguinal hernia. This can cause mild to severe consequences. Most of the time, an inguinal hernia will only cause some pain or discomfort. In other cases, an inguinal hernia can cause constipation or bowel death because of a lack of blood supply.
- Q Can an inguinal hernia be prevented?
- Q How is an inguinal hernia diagnosed?
- Q What are the different types of inguinal hernia?
- Q How do I manage my perineal hernia on a daily basis?
- Q Why is an inguinal hernia more common in men than in women?
- Q What are the complications of surgery for an inguinal hernia?