What is Hernia? - Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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What is Hernia? - Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Postby Rough » Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:52 am

What's a hernia?

Hernia is a state where part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity comprising it (typically including the intestine at a weak point in the abdominal wall).

Hernias can usually be seen in these regions:

Top portion of the gut - a hiatus or hiatal hernia is a result of the top portion of the belly to the chest cavity and pushing from the abdominal cavity via an opening in the diaphragm.
Belly button - an umbilical hernia produces a bulge in this area.
Surgical scar - stomach operation that is past may lead to an incisional hernia.

Potential symptoms include:

Pain lifting when straining, or coughing
These symptoms might be light initially, however they progressively worsen and cause distress that is increasing. The pain might show up in the region that is affected but could radiate to back, the hip, leg, as well as the genitalia. This suffering is called can be very intense sometimes and referred pain. Suffering and the pain generally worsens with duration of action and may be totally or partly relieved with rest.

Reasons for hernia

Medical conditions that raise pressure on the abdominal wall and actions may lead into a hernia. Included in these are:

Constant cough
Cystic fibrosis
Enlarged prostate
Striving to urinate
Being fat or overweight
Stomach fluid
Lifting heavy pieces
Peritoneal dialysis
Poor nourishment
Physical exertion
Undescended testicles

Most of the time, a hernia is no more when compared to a painless swelling wants no immediate medical attention and that presents no difficulties.

In some instances, a hernia needs immediate operation, as an example, when part of the intestine becomes strangulated or obstructed by an inguinal hernia.

Immediate medical attention needs to be sought if acute stomach problems are produced by an inguinal hernia for example:

The swelling, in these instances, can't be pushed back up to the abdomen and is usually firm and painful.

A hiatal hernia can create outward indications like heartburn, which will be due to stomach acid getting to the esophagus, of acid reflux.

See your physician in case you notice some of the symptoms. Your physician will assess your position having physical examination as well as a medical history to find out your hernia must be medicated. Proper treatment and early identification is the most effective strategy to prevent serious complications.

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Re: What is Hernia? - Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Postby Mandy » Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:39 pm

I know that this can be quite painful as my boyfriend has a weak hernia muscle. He has to be really careful when he is lifting or moving anything heavy. A person should always be careful when lifting or moving anything heavy to avoid this type of thing.

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Re: What is Hernia? - Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Postby usvascularcenter » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:52 am

Thanks for posting about hernia. I was looking for some information regarding hernia and your post is quite impressively written to understand about it.

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