A hernia is a condition that involves the bulging of organs or tissue through an abnormal opening. Mainly hernia involves your stomach and the intestine. There are many types of hernias. Although all types of hernias are not life-threatening some of them are hard to manage because of pain. A hernia is commonly seen in groins, abdomen, upper thigh, and belly button.
Symptoms of Hernia
In some cases hernia is not able to check with the help of symptoms, the only way to check hernia is medical conditions.
Some of the basic symptoms are as follows –
• Patient may feel chest pain
• Can feel lumps and bulges while touching
• Pain at the affected area while doing some work such as lifting weights
• Weakness and heaviness
• In the case of babies, the hernia is felt when the baby is crying
• Nausea and
Risk factor of Hernia
• Overweight and obesity
• History of hernia ( genetic ) in family
• Chronic cough and sneezing will refuse your hernia healing process
• Consuming smoke, tobacco can cause you to cough
• Improper functioning of lungs
• Chronic diarrhea and constipation
How to diagnose hernia?
At the very first time your doctor will examine your hernia by –
• History of your symptoms and physically examine
• Secondary, it some time come to CT scan or X rays
• In case of stomach complications your doctor will ask you for an endoscopy
Treatment for Hernia
1. Both laparoscopic surgery and open process surgery can recover your hernia which is known as herniorrhaphy. It all depends on the choice of the patient and the situation of the hernia. Surgery is done under anesthesia.
2. Secondly you can treat hernia by taking a proper healthy diet, maintaining weight, by not consuming tobacco, smoking, etc..and medication. These all simple steps towards hernia will minimize the chance of surgery