Incarcerated Hernia

An Incarcerated Hernia is one in which the structure which herniates through the opening gets trapped within the opening, and cannot be replaced back into the abdomen. The structure can be fat, or a loop of intestine. In either case, an incarcerated hernia is an emergency, and must be seen immediately. If a Surgeon is not available immediately, the patient must go to the nearest Emergency Room to be examined.

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Inguinal Hernia FAQs

Inguinal Hernia FAQs

An inguinal hernia often occurs when tissue, like part of the intestine, bulges through a weak region in the abdominal muscles. The resulting bulge may be painful especially during movement. An inguinal hernia may not be dangerous. But it does not improve on its own and can even lead to life-threatening complications. Your doctor may…

Learn More &#    ; How Serious Is A Hernia?

Learn More - How Serious Is A Hernia?

You may not know much about the challenges a hernia can cause. This condition is common among older people, but it can affect people of all ages. There are mild cases of this disorder, but it can also be life-threatening if not treated. Fortunately, with the help of your doctor, you can treat it and…