Hernia & Symptoms. About Femoral Hernia, Sliding hernia, abdominal hernia and inguinal hernia, and surgery.
There are several types of hernias, including hiatus hernia, abdominal hernia and inguinal hernia, which is the most common inguinal hernia. Hernia is a bulge that occurs through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. There can be no groin, umbilicus or hernia in a scar from a previous operation. Provides scrappy rise to genes or are in danger of squeezing, there is good reason for surgery. Often chosen laparoscopy, which is a particularly gentle method if you have previously been operated on or if there is a bilateral hernia. In other cases, open surgery may be a good alternative.
Indirect Inguinal Hernia
Indirect inguinal hernia, which occur mostly in children (can be congenital) or in adolescents, but also of all ages. It is most common in boys and men, but that is also seen in girls and women. The indirect hernia following inguinal canal, which, in boys and men, the spermatic cord is located. Scrappy typically comes into view on the way down into the scrotum and can reach down to the bottom. The hernia may be congenital. The treatment is surgery, which can be done right from birth. Some surgeons prefer to wait for two years of age. Also, older children and adults operated.
Umbilical hernia, ventral hernia
Umbilical hernia is caused by a weakness in the abdominal wall at the navel. Through this weakness penetrate adipose tissue or gut out as a bulge. In children disappear scrappy mostly by themselves. Umbilical hernia is safe and provides almost never problems so treatment is essentially cosmetic. Some may complain of mild abdominal pain. Hernia in the abdominal wall at the navel power. midline and surgical scars. At 1 year of age is Umbilical Hernia typically resolved in 90% of children and thus do not require surgery. In the remaining should be recommended that the surgery and have closed the vulnerability. It operated in general anesthesia and often hospitalization. It then uses 'open technique' and depending on the size of abdominal defect if necessary, may be used 'plastic nets'.
Direct Inguinal Hernia
Direct hernias in adults and especially older men. Femoral Hernia, which is rarer, especially seen in adult women. Later in life, showing a direct hernia itself. It is frequently bilateral. Obesity and hard physical work can promote development. It can be seen and felt into the middle of the tape groin. Again, the processing operation. Unfortunately, scrappy in some cases again, so there must be operated again. Occurs scrappy first in a very advanced age, considering it is always whether the person is not as well served by retaining the hernia if it does not bother, and there seems to be a risk that it clamped.
Hernia in the groin (Hernia Inguinalis)
The primary symptom of inguinal hernia is a small bulge in the groin. Often, the bulge both seen and felt. Inguinal hernia is a bulge of peritoneum into the inguinal canal through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. Groin band can feel like a tight band in the transition between the stomach and thighs. Pressing the inside (by coughing or exertion with bugpressen) can cause a bulging through a weak place. The hernia. You use the example "belly press" when you have to lift heavy things, and if you "push" on the toilet. When the operation establishes a hudsnit in the groin, the hernia is removed and the abdominal wall is reinforced with a 'plastic nets'. Surgery under local anesthesia or general anesthesia by appointment. Normally outpatient surgery. It is recommended to take it easy the first days. Physical activity can be resumed when the pain allows, after a week's time.
Femoral Hernia (Hernia femoralis)
Femoral Hernia (femoral herniet) is rare and occurs almost exclusively among older, obese women who have given birth several times. About a third of all cases of hernia in women are Femoral Hernia, whereas a very small percentage of men get Femoral Herniak. The hernia appears as a bulging in the groin band. Again, the processing operation.
About water hernia, spermatocele hernia and varicocele
Water hernia or hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the membranes surrounding the testicle. Water Brok sometimes occurs when inflammation or after injury, but in most cases you can not demonstrate any reason. The swelling is harmless and quite common especially in older men. Often, a discharge of the vandbrokket and the injection of the irritant ingredient (aetoxysclerol) is adequate. It may be done under local anesthetic. Or by an operation on the scrotum. - Spermatocele hernia is a cyst formation in the epididymis, feels like a knot in the testicle. Only if it bothers removed by an operation on the scrotum. - Varicocele, a swelling in the scrotum may also be due to a varicocele. It is a local elevation of blood vessels in the top of the scrotum. Varicocele is most often seen on the left side. This is due to special drainage conditions of the blood vessels of this page. Varicocele in the scrotum often occurs for no reason. It is discovered quite by chance at a normal investigation. Only if årebrokket grows large, there is discomfort. You feel heavy or pain in one side of the scrotum. Decreased fertility in men can have a relationship with varicocele.
Sliding hernia (Esophagus)
Sliding hernia (Esophagus), is a weak spot in the diaphragm where the esophagus goes down to the stomach where it can happen that the esophagus and a little of the upper part of the stomach slips up into the chest (known glidehernie or sliding hernia). It is a very common condition among adults - particularly among slightly older. The problem is that due to weakening of the sphincter between the esophagus and stomach acid flows up into the esophagus. Small diaphragm hernias are very common and often has no symptoms but can sometimes be a contributory cause of reflux, the reflux of acidic gastric contents (stomach) up the esophagus. Large diaphragm hernia can cause severe symptoms of difficulty swallowing, shortness of breath, heart problems and pain, and usually require surgery. Small diaphragm hernia, however, requires only treatment of symptoms.
Reflux (Esophagus): difficulty swallowing, belching, heartburn
The most common symptoms are heartburn, acid regurgitation, dysphagia and chest pain. Typically there is worsening of symptoms after heavy and fat-rich meals, alcohol intake, or acidic drinks. A number of rarer symptoms such as problems with the voice, hoarseness, irritation, coughing and asthma-like symptoms as well as burns on the teeth can also be caused by reflux of acid. Treatment is mainly to prevent reflux, ie. reflux of gastric contents. For example, many prevent reflux by eating small meals, limit intake of coffee and juice and avoid eating fatty foods, alcohol and tobacco. Overweight should lose weight. And you should avoid eating the last 3 hours before bedtime. By raising the bed's headboard can be nocturnal reflux is limited. The OTC is available antacid tablets and mixtur example Samarin which reduces the symptoms in minutes. If lifestyle changes and antacids over the counter medications are not sufficient, one must consult a doctor to get acid-inhibiting drugs that reduce stomach formation of stomach acid (effective at reflux.) - Click here to read more about heartburn and acid reflux >>