What is Inguinal hernia?

Inguinal hernia is a condition in which soft tissue bulges through a weak point in the abdominal muscles. The soft tissue is often part of the intestine. It’s easy to see and feel the bulge, although not all are visible by the patient, especially when obese.

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Symptoms include pain, especially when a person coughs, bends, or lifts a heavy object. Treatment may not be necessary. If the hernia is growing or painful, surgery can repair it.