Internal hernias are rare and involve part of an organ within the abdomen pushing through an opening in the wall of another organ in the abdomen. These include diaphragmatic hernias (an opening in the diaphragm allows organs to push through) and paraduodenal hernias. Many internal hernias are often not detected until they become painful, incarcerated, or strangled of its blood supply.
- Q How do I manage my external or internal hernia on a daily basis?
- Q How common are internal or external hernias?
- Q How do other illnesses affect internal or external hernias?
- Q Can an internal or external hernia be prevented?
- Q What are the treatment options for an external or internal hernia?
- Q What is the most common symptom of an internal or external hernia?