Can a hernia go away on its own?

Not usually. Belly button hernias in infants can go away on their own, usually by age 4-5. Unfortunately, the only way a hernia goes away in adults is with a surgical repair.
No it will not. An inguinal (groin) hernia will not go away on its own. It will need to be repaired.

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Can a ingunial hernia go away on its own or with meds?

No. A inguinal hernia is a structural disorder that requires surgical correction. No meds are available to correct this condition. Seek the care of a surgeon experienced with this type of operation. Feel better. Read more...
Hernia. Hernias are due to weakening of tissues and will require surgical procedure for correction. Read more...
No. Hernias only go away with surgery. However they probably should only be fixed if the are symptomatic. Symptoms would be pain or you can't push them back in. Read more...
Not usually. Umbilical hernias in infants can go away on their own by age 4-5. The only way a hernia goes away in adults is with a surgical repair. The reason for repair is to prevent it from getting worse and/or relief of symptoms. You'll have to weigh the risks/ benefits for yourself. See a general surgeon for more education. Find one interested in hernia at the Americas Hernia Society website. Read more...