Ventral hernia without obstruction or gangrene: The reason for its occurrence
Pain and weakness in the abdominal wall
Hernias can occur in many places of your body and are named after the location where they occur.
- Requires immediate medical diagnosis due to the potentially severe complications if left untreated.
- Requires Physical Examination, Computed Tomography (CT Scan), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study.
- More common in males than females.
Ventral hernia can be intensely painful. It can be caused by daily activities such as coughing, sneezing, putting pressure during bowel movements or clearing the throat. In most cases, they require surgery to be repaired because they grow and worsen if left untreated. It can even cause the strangulation of a section of the intestine.
Ages affected: It can occur in people between 20-50 years of age.
People may experience:
- Pain and discomfort: entire abdominal area
- Swelling or bulging: tissues of the abdominal area
- Stomach issues: vomiting and nausea
Surgical Treatment: The surgical treatment of a ventral hernia can be classified into Open Hernia Repair and Laparoscopic Surgery. The open hernia surgery involves the incision of the abdomen in the area of occurrence of a hernia and the proper positioning of the abdominal tissue and intestine. The Laparoscopic Surgery consists of several small incisions and the insertion of a surgical mesh for strengthening the weakened section of the abdominal wall.
Specialists: A ventral hernia needs to be treated quickly to prevent complications. You can consult a physician and general surgeon for your treatment. At Mfine, we have efficient medical practitioners who will handle your condition effectively.