Hernia appears in the form of a bulge in your abdomen. However, symptoms differ for different kinds of hernias. But, do not think that your problems are not quite important. There are some hernias that can turn out to be dangerous. For this reason, we have pointed out below 8 different silent signs of a hernia.

8 silent signs of a hernia

  1. Feeling of fullness

In case you have an inguinal hernia, you can feel that you had a big meal. But, this may not always be the case. You may also get a feeling of bloating along with pain in the lower abdomen and the groin. So, if you have this symptom, contact a doctor immediately.

  1. Vomiting and nausea

It may not always be a sign of a hernia, but if you have a hernia that is incarcerated, you can have an upset stomach. In such a case, the hernia does not come up with a little push, and that can result in you requiring surgery.

  1. Fever

In case you have a fever with a hernia, it is a bad sign. It can be a strangulated hernia which means that it may not be getting enough flow of blood. Thus, you will have to reach out to a doctor as soon as possible for quick treatment.

  1. Heartburn

Heartburn can happen due to various reasons. But chest pain along with heartburn can indicate the presence of a hernia that can cause the stomach acid to leak into the esophagus. It can result in inflammation.

  1. Constipation

If you have a block in your large intestine, it can affect your digestion. This can be a sign of a hernia.

  1. Weakness

In case you feel weak in your groin or upper leg, you may have a hernia.

  1. Pain in the pelvis.

If you went through childbirth and have pain in your pelvis, it can be due to an umbilical hernia.

  1. Movement pain

When you lift heavy things and feel pain, it can be because of a hernia.


If you want treatment for these silent signs of hernia, you can contact Dr. Abhijit Gotkhinde at Ultra Care Clinic in Pune.