Because there are different hernia types, there can be different symptoms associated with them, including a bulge, pain or discomfort or gastroesophageal reflux. Some causes of hernias can be a congenital defect present ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Non-graphic pictures of hernias can be found at the website Graphic pictures of hernias can be found at Both websites provide helpful information about a variety of hernia sym... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Diagrams of intestinal hernias are available on the California Hernia Specialists website, as of 2015. Images of what different types of intestinal hernias may look like from the outside of the body are also available on... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of inguinal hernia in men include a bulge on either side of the public bone, discomfort or pain in the groin area, and a feeling of dragging or heaviness in the groin, according to Mayo Clinic. Pressure in the g... More »

Symptoms of inguinal hernias in boys are a bulge where the thigh and groin meet, swelling and pain in the scrotum, and pain when coughing, bending over or lifting objects, according to KidsHealth. Boys with epigastric he... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Signs and symptoms of a hernia in a female include a bulge visible near the upper thigh in the groin area and hip pain, according to Healthline. A female with a hernia may experience discomfort when lifting objects, stra... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of a belly button hernia, or umbilical hernia, are a bulge or swelling in or around the navel, and pain, according to Healthline. The bulge is more-noticeable when the patient is laughing, coughing or executing ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases