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Symptoms of hernia include incarceration?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: Complication
Incarceration is a complication of a hernia.
It means that you can not push it in anymore. It stays out.

In brief: Complication
Incarceration is a complication of a hernia.
It means that you can not push it in anymore. It stays out.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Not exactly
I would think of incarceration as a complication of a hernia rather than a symptom. A hernia is said to be incarcerated if something is stuck within it precluding it from being reducible.
This is typically fat but can be a loop of intestine. If it is intestine, this can lead to nausea, vomiting, distention, and severe pain--this is a surgical emergency.

In brief: Not exactly
I would think of incarceration as a complication of a hernia rather than a symptom. A hernia is said to be incarcerated if something is stuck within it precluding it from being reducible.
This is typically fat but can be a loop of intestine. If it is intestine, this can lead to nausea, vomiting, distention, and severe pain--this is a surgical emergency.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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