What is Hernia?

When an internal organ pushes through the frail muscle around it, it might result in a hernia. Hernias most frequently occur in the abdomen, groin, belly button, or upper thigh region of the body. Additionally, they could be noticeable if you had a surgical incision in the past.

Symptoms of Hernia

The term "hernia" refers to any organ or bodily component that pushes through the wall of the cavity that ordinarily houses it. Symptoms include:

  • Pain in the lower abdomen
  • Swelling and tenderness around the pubic bone
  • Pain when coughing or sneezing
  • Tenderness to touch on the side of the hipbone that is below the protrusion
  • Commencing pain during or after bowel movements
  • Left inguinal hernia

Types of Hernia

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Incisional hernia

Types of Hernia Treatments

  • Laparoscopic procedures
  • Open procedures
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Mesh for hernia repair



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