Does inguinal hernia cause constipation?

Better to say... Constipation can be a sign of a complicated hernia especially if that hernia is hard and you cannot push it in anymore. A hernia is a piece of bowel coming out through an opening in your abdominal wall in this case the groin area. If you cannot have a bowel movement, the hernia is painful and hard it then is time to see a doctor for emergency check now.

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Can you get Inguinal hernia from severe constipation and straining? If so can this type of hernia cause a need for frequent urination?

Inguinal hernia. Anything which causes increased abdominal pressure probably can force the intestine through a weakened inguinal canal and cause a hernia. Older age, male sex, caucasian race, chronic cough, chronic constipation, abdominal wall injury, smoking and family history are all risk factors for hernia development. There is no association of a hernia with urination. Read more...

Does inguinal hernia results in constipation?

Related ? An inguinal hernia occurs when a piece of intestine slips into the canal that your testicles came through during your development in the uterus. A small defect in the protective covering allow bulging but is easily fixed. This would not be enough to cause constipation but the straining at the stool could cause hernia pain and make you push less hard. If you have a hernia, surgery is needed. Read more...
Doubtful . Inguinal hernia is usually not a cause if constipation. It can rarely be associated with actual bowel obstruction when a part of the intestine gets trapped in the hernia sac. If you have a hernia that is associated with any symptoms get it fixed. Read more...

Inguinal hernia repair 2 months ago everything was fine last week I was constipated and I strained. Since then dull lower abd pain not severe bothers?

Get it checked out. Go back to the surgeon that did your procedure and let him/her examine you to rule out worst case scenarios and clear you. Possible complications depend on actual type of repair procedure (ex, mesh or no mesh). We can't really do that for you without a live gloved hands-on examination. Read more...
Could be. strain on HEALING tissues..that's all! However if a bulge appears or pain continues check with the surgeon who did your repair! Hope this helps Dr Z. Read more...
Hernia. you need to be checked by your surgeon to make sure you did not develop a hernia again especially if it was not repaired with mesh. It could just be a strain of the healing tissues. Read more...

What can cause a inguinal hernia?

Increased Pressure. In belly. Holding your breath and lifting something heavy, increasing the pressure in your abdomen. Or a chronic cough. Read more...

Can an inguinal hernia cause pain 24/7?

Inguinal hernia. Absolutely. If an inguinal hernia is incarcerated it can cause a lot of pain. If you are experiencing a lot of pain and you feel a lump please see a physician as soon as possible. Good luck. . Read more...

Cause for obstruction in inguinal hernia?

INCARCERATED hernia. Any hernia may incarcerate and cause bowel obstruction. Incarceration is when the contents of a hernia 'gets stuck' and the blood flow to the area ceases causing the tissue to be at risk for dying (ischemia-infarct). Immediate surgery is indicated. The signs of bowel obstruction are: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, lack of gas passage.. Read more...
Intestines. If you get intestines trapped in an inguinal hernia, the hernia may be considered incarcerated or strangulated. The hernia can become very painful, swollen, and develop intestinal blockage or obstruction with nausea and vomiting. This becomes an emergency condition. Read more...

Could a varicoselectomy or an inguinal hernia cause epididymitis?

Hernia. Generally speaking, no. The usual predisposing factors for epididymitis are frequent urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary flow problems from prostatic hypertrophy. In addition, recent surgery, especially in the urogenital region can cause it as well, so theoretically, a recent varicoselectomy could cause it. Best to see a urologist. Read more...

Can your inguinal hernia cause gassiness?

Not really. However, you should watch out for symptoms of bowel obstruction, which a hernia can cause by trapping bowel. If food is moving through without vomiting, and the hernia is reducible, then probably unrelated. When in doubt, see your doctor. Read more...
Incarceration. It is possible for a hernia in the inguinal location to intermittently incarcerate. If the hernia is large enough, contents from your peritoneal space, like a loop of bowel, can go in and out of the hernia. This is called incarceration. When a bowel loop is partially pinched, or out, in the hernia, it is possible to experience gassiness. You might benefit from elective hernia repair. Read more...