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I was diagnosed with a right sided iguinal hernia 5 weeks ago.

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I was diagnosed with a right sided iguinal hernia 5 weeks ago. The hernia site itself is uncomfortable, mostly, rather than painful. over the last week I have been suffering considerable abdominal bloating, gas and some constipation. I am due to see my gp on Friday. Is this something that I should raise urgently with a medical practitioner? I am not sick or in incredible pain , but it is a worry thanks

In some cases a hernia can cause these symptoms.
It is often not a worry, but can be if the hernia is incarcerated.
You should indeed discuss this with your doctor.
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