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Green bowel movements with hernia

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I have an inguinal hernia and now i am starting to have lime green bowel movements... Is that an infection or is it normal... I just know that it is starting to hurt worse... Please Help

Brandon Oliphant

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replied September 29th, 2009
Hernia Answer A7396
The color of our stools varies with our diet.

As long as you are not having symptoms of intestinal obstruction or strangulation, it is unlikely that changes in the color of your stools are being caused by your hernia.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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