Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia
Hernias generally get larger with time, and they usually do not go away on their own. Surgery may be done to repair a femoral hernia.
Surgery will relieve discomfort. Also, if the hernia is not treated, there is a risk of tissue getting stuck or trapped in the weak area (called incarceration). This tissue may die off if it remains incarerated for too long.
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