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Inguinal hernia

If you have an inguinal hernia, there is a weakness in the muscles at the lower part of your abdomen. Find more about inguinal hernia.

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Inguinal hernia repair (child)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition. It is caused by the contents of the abdomen pushing down towards the scrotum or labia. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Open inguinal hernia repair (male)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TAPP)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TEP)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Open inguinal hernia repair (female)

An inguinal hernia is a lump which appears in the passage where blood vessels pass through your abdominal wall. It can be dangerous because your intestines can have their blood supply cut off.

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Hernias

Hernias are generally more common in obese people and pregnant women, or in people who cough a lot or suffer from chronic constipation. Learn more about hernias.

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Hernia treatments

If a hernia is small, or not causing any problems, then your doctor may decide to wait and see what happens. But if it’s large, or causing pain, surgery will be recommended. Learn more about hernia treatments.

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Hernia symptoms

If you think you or someone in your care may have a hernia, it’s important to see a doctor to discuss treatment options. Here are common hernia symptoms to look out for if you’re at risk.

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