Inguinal Hernia

There is a weakness on either side of the groin area called the inguinal canal. In this area can develop a hernia, which describes an opening in the abdominal wall which abdominal contents, such as the intestine, can herniate through. Inguinal hernias are currently fixed with either open, or more recently, laparoscopic technique. A mesh is usually involved, and the surgery is usually ambulatory.

WHAT IS AN INGUINAL HERNIA AND HOW SHOULD IT BE REPAIRED

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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…