What is an inguinal hernia and its surgery
What is an inguinal hernia
An inguinal hernia is a bulfing or protrusion of the intestine that protrudes out of the abdominal cavity. This protrusion, known as hernia, can be quite painful. An inguinal hernia is usually not dangerous, but it’s very uncomfortable, and it should be surgically removed to stop the discomfort.
Symptoms and Signs of Inguinal hernia
- Inguinal hernia can be seen as a bulge or protrusion on either side of your pubic bone. You can feel much pain in your pubic bone, especially when you are coughing or sneezing as it causes strain on that area where you have an inguinal hernia.
- A person having an inguinal hernia will feel it inconvenient to work with having a bulge coming out from the abdomen.
- Inguinal hernia produces a very heavy and bloated feeling in the abdomen.
- Inguinal hernia also causes pressure and much pain in your groin region.
- Inguinal hernia can sometimes cause pain and swelling around the testicles, especially when those protruded intestines descends into the scrotum.
Laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernias
Laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia is a very easy solution for treating inguinal hernia. Laparoscopic procedure is done by making tiny holes in the abdominal cavity. After making holes in the abdominal cavity, a laparoscope that is like a tiny camera is put into the abdominal cavity.
Laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia is the most minimally invasive procedure. Laparoscopic surgery can be done very comfortably and it doesn’t involve much risk of sepsis and infection.
Laparoscopic surgery has an advantage over other procedures that it can e healed in lesser time and the person can get back to daily activities soon.
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery should be carried out by a trained and experienced surgeon.
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery is done by putting the camera inside the abdomen and then viewing it on the monitor.
After that the patient will heal quickly as compared to the ordinary inguinal hernia surgery.
But laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery is a difficult surgery and it shouldn’t be perform by any ordinary person as it requires major expertise and practice in that field. Laparoscopic inguinal surgery is the latest type of surgery. Surgeons take many years of experience and training in that field to carry out this surgery. Patients should be fully satisfied before the surgery with their surgeon for operating on them.