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A portion of tissue or organ protruding in the wrong position. It is protruded through an open or weakened abdominal wall. It will be seen as a lump called a hernia. Occurs more often in children and infants. is a hernia protruding in the groin area and near the umbilical area, umbilical hernia, preterm children or children with disease Area hernia inguinal is more male than female Congenital diapharmatic and hiatal hernias are often hernias that occur in the body. if the hernia comes out when straining The intestines can still return to normal. If the tissue is open to a cyst, it cannot be pulled back. Dangerous hernias are The strangulate is constricted and can lead to ischemia and tissue death.
An indirect hernia is found at birth due to abnormal development. A direct hernia occurs after the child is born. An umbilical hernia is caused by a non-closed umbilical ring.
Symptoms of inguinal and umbilical hernias are swollen but not painful. out of normal position This is evident when crying, straining, coughing, or standing. Inguinal hernias in children cause the testicles to swell. in girls The tissue around the vagina is swollen. internal hernia will occur within the body without any symptoms will only feel the urge to vomit and heartburn an incarcerated hernia You will feel pain, tightness, lumps, pain, vomiting, constipation. feel irritated strangulate hernia section It causes fever and swelling, redness, inflammation and severe pain.
The doctor looked at the treatment history. And physical examination in the lying or standing position, blood test, laparoscopy may be done, X-ray or ultrasound may be done.
Depending on the type of hernia umbilical hernia Not very comfortable but can close on its own at 1 or 2 years old. Medicine can push it back in. But it is advisable to wait and observe the symptoms. Surgery is necessary if the hernia is unable to be pushed back in with age. 4 or 5 years or blocked other parts of the intestines
Things to do
It should be noted that the size of the hernia has decreased in the first few years or not.
Children should be given painkillers as prescribed by the doctor after surgery.
Children should be supervised after surgery for respiratory infections. This may cause coughing, sneezing, resulting in ruptured wounds.
Should have knowledge about hernia that is stuck in order to find a cure immediately.
Care should be taken to keep the wound clean and dry. Refrain from allowing children to engage in vigorous activities.
Don't miss the doctor's appointment