A weak lower abdominal wall can lead to the contents of the abdomen like intestine or fat tissue poke open and protrude through the inguinal canal leading to inguinal hernia. These hernias are common in males. Symptoms include abdominal pain with cough and defecation and groin bulge. Pain reduces while lying down. In chronic cases, there is a risk of intestinal obstruction and strangulation due to compromised blood supply. Hernia with minimal to no discomfort or symptom needs no treatment. But for severe cases, hernia repair surgery with mesh support is advised.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old male. I am suffering from a right inguinal hernia for the past two months. I consulted a doctor and he asked me to go for surgery. Is it possible to cure inguinal hernia without surgery? Currently, I have consulted a homeopathy doctor and I am on medicine given by him. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the hernia is in first or second degree then there is a treatment. For third degree hernia, surgery is the only treatment option. At the time of pain and swelling you can take the following medicine.Varanadi kashaya (Karanja, Bael , Haritaki, Brihati) - 2 teaspoons ... Read Full »