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How possible is it to die from a ruptured hernia?

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Dr. Troy Reyna answered

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery

i assume you mean an incarcerated hernia where the intestine is trapped within a hernia sac. a bowel obstruction would result which if neglected would lead to dead intestine and peritonitis. most people could not endure the pain of neglecting a hernia of this degree.

Answered Dec 16, 2016



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