A hernia is the protrusion of organs or tissue due to an abnormal opening
in the body. Most hernias occur when there is partial bowel out through
the abdominal wall is weak, so it looks a bulge that can be felt and
touched. Hernias can occur groin area, the navel or the other. There is a
hernia that has emerged since the birth, there is also growing in a
matter of months or years, but there is also a hernia that appears
suddenly. The figure below is an illustration of the hernia.
A hernia occurs because of weakness in the abdominal wall so that the
other organs like the intestine may come out. Actually not uncommon for
someone to have a weakness in the abdominal wall at birth, typically a
weakness in the abdomen occurred over time or from surgery incision
scars. The pressure of the organ or tissue in the abdominal wall is weak
is exactly what causes the organ to bulge outward. Factors that may
affect the abdominal wall is weak age, smoking and obesity.
Hernias can be seen and felt, usually we can feel a lump or hernia is of
such as swelling around the stomach or groin that may be lost or remain
up while lying down or when pressed. We also feel pain, which was
initially vague but it became more apparent during the move, as well as a
If the type of inguinal hernia, the common way to mengatahuinya is by
finding a lump in the groin, the scrotum usually be enlarged as well.
These lumps are often clearly visible under the skin, and may disappear
when lying down but will reappear if you are coughing, sneezing or
straining during bowel movements. Several types of hernia does not cause
pain at all, while others may cause a vague pain, but can be jelast time
other types of hernia
1 Abdominal / Incisional Hernia
Type of abdominal or ventral hernia occurs when bowel pressure out
through the abdominal wall is weak. Often this type of hernia is also
called incisional hernia because these lumps usually appear in places
that there is a previous surgery incision scars. The lumps usually appear
around the abdominal area.
2 Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical hernias usually occur around the navel area and commonly occurs
in women during pregnancy or after.
3 Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal hernia can occur on one side or on both sides of the groin or
scrotum. When it occurs on one side is called the unilateral and in the
event of both sides is called bilateral. Most cases of hernia occurs in
this area and are usually also more common in men.
4 Femoral Hernia
A hernia that occurs in women around the groin is called a femoral
hernia. A hernia occurs when there is weakness in the artery in the upper
5 hiatal Hernias
Hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach and the esophagus through
the diaphragm into the chest. A common symptom is heartburn or feel a
burning sensation around the chest that is often referred to as GERD
(Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). Paraesophageal hernia may occur when
there is pressure to the abdomen to the chest next to the esophagus,
resulting in suppression of the section so that it can block blood flow
to organs or other parts.
The only way to cure a hernia repair operation is over. Until now there
is no drug that can treat the condition. Perhaps the word surgery can be
discouraging people to take medication, especially if the hernia has not
suffered too disturbing, but keep in mind that the hernia is likely to
get worse over time and also the risk for other complications.
As early as possible so that treatment is recommended to be done as
quickly as possible, otherwise in consultation with the treating doctor
should also be done specifically on the choice of type of surgery you