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Can a hernia cause fever and diarrhea?

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Dr. John Bodell answered

Specializes in General Surgery

If a hernia is incarcerated (not reducible) this can cause a bowel obstruction that may produce signs of fever and diarrhea. Usually this is associated with pain.

Answered Feb 27, 2016

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Dr. Russell Juno answered

Specializes in General Surgery

If a hernia becomes trapped, the contents within it can start to die. This could lead to fever and diarrhea.

Answered May 27, 2021

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