- Femoral, or
Such conditions giving rise to increased intra-abdominal pressure can be;
- Enlarged prostate in male,
- Stricture of urethra in both the sexes,
- Chronic cough due to some respiratory disease,
- Chronic constipation or
Another important cause of hernia mostly direct ones are due to weakness in musculature of abdominal wall in the later age.
So, before jumping to hernia surgery the patient should disclose and the doctor should inquire about such predisposing causes and take steps to adequately control the primary condition.