Inguinal Hernia Directory
An inguinal hernia is a type of hernia that affects the groin or scrotum. Usually an inguinal hernia occurs when tissue pushes through a weak abdominal muscle wall. This can occur in childhood or adulthood. Symptoms include pain, a heavy feeling in the hernia area, and more. Surgery is the main treatment. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how inguinal hernias are caused as well as symptoms and treatments.