Inguinal Hernia (cont.)
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Symptoms of an inguinal hernia may include:
You may have sudden pain, nausea, and vomiting if part of the intestine becomes trapped (strangulated) in the hernia.
Other symptoms of a hernia include:
Hernia symptoms in children
In infants, a hernia may bulge when the child cries or moves around.
Strangulated hernias, in which part of the intestine becomes trapped in the hernia, are more common in infants and children than in adults. They can cause nausea and vomiting. An infant with a strangulated hernia may cry and refuse to eat. A strangulated hernia is a medical emergency that requires immediate surgery.
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