The Dangers Of Inguinal Hernia Without Medical Treatment?
, I am a 23 year old male, I seem to have hit my inguinal hernia because of a lump in the area. At the beginning of the symptoms, the lump was painful to the entire stomach. But now it doesn’t hurt at all even though I lift heavy loads. Is it dangerous if I leave it without the treatment of a specialist? Thanks.
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Where do you mean the lump? How big is the lump? Is it soft or hard? Does it appear continuously or does it come and go?
Inguinal hernia is a hernia that appears in the inguinal area (groin, groin). The cause is the intestine sticking out through the weakened abdominal wall gap. The lumps due to this condition have a soft consistency, are painful when pressed, and can come and go. The lump often swells when there is increased pressure in the abdominal cavity, for example when you grasp a heavy object, when coughing, sneezing, straining, or laughing out loud. The lump can appear on only one side of the inguinal, or both.
It is not yet known exactly what triggers an inguinal hernia. However, a weak gap in the abdominal wall due to birth defects or a history of surgery in the abdominal area is thought to have a strong influence on the occurrence of this disease.
Often, people with inguinal hernias underestimate this disease because their complaints often subside with rest. In fact, if not handled properly, this sticking intestine can experience incarceration (pinched) and strangulation (tissue death) because it is squeezed in the weakened abdominal wall gap. When it is like this, the sufferer will feel extreme pain, vomiting, cold sweat, difficulty defecating, and difficulty passing wind. This condition needs to be treated quickly and precisely because it is potentially life threatening.
Apart from inguinal hernias, in fact, there are many other conditions that can cause lumps in the inguinal area, such as skin infections, abscesses, benign or malignant tumors, varicoceles, and so on.
Therefore, before making premature conclusions, you should first check with a doctor or surgeon for a more in-depth examination. well. At this time, you should not manipulate the raised lump in any way, such as massaging, massaging, pulling, or force-feeding. Always wear comfortable clothes and pants that are not too tight. Do not forget, first avoid the habit of lifting heavy objects so that the lump does not get bigger. If the lump is painful, apply warm water to it to reduce the pain.
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