A 47-year-old male asked:
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Can my hernia make me feel like i pulled a muscle in my lower right back there is a lot of pain where my hernia is located and in my back?

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Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
26 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Yes: The iliopsoas, iliacus and tensor fascia lata can all effect/generate spasms and pain in lower back and thighs... Any anterior abdominal "pull" such as an inguinal or ventral hernia may precipitate said spasms and pains.
Answered on Jun 24, 2016
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