Can inguinal hernia cause posterior leg pain?

No. The nerves that would need to be impinged exit the spine and traverse the rear of the pelvis , direct and indirect inguinal hernias are anterior to these structures. Other side of the highway, different exit. I encourage you to get a physical exam if you have pain to determine the cause. Good luck. .

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What is an indirect inguinal hernia? I have pain where the old hernia was and sometimes pain in my inner upper thigh.

C below. Indirect versus direct hernia refers to where it enters inside the abdomen. Outside ( what u c) is same. Pain after surgery can b scar tissue, nerve pain or recurrence. Need to ur surgeon to figure out which one is causing ur problem. Read more...
Indirect is #1. Most inguinal hernias come through the hole that's there for your round ligament (vas deferens in men) and testicular vessels called the "inguinal ring". In men with indirect hernias, this ring is too big, and you fix the hernia by fixing it (and usually, adding mesh). Read more...