Hiatal Hernia In Men: Know The Symptoms and Preventive Measures

Hiatal hernia is a common problem in men which if diagnosed on time can be easily treated. Read all about this condition in this article.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: Mar 02, 2020Updated at: Mar 02, 2020
Hiatal Hernia In Men: Know The Symptoms and Preventive Measures

Hiatal hernia is very common in men, although doctors believe that hernia is a common problem but due to negligence, it becomes a serious disease. Though this is thought to be a man-only problem, women too can suffer from this condition. In women, this problem usually arises after delivery. There is a big misconception related to hernia that there a hernia surgery is highly likely to fail resulting in lifelong imparity. However, it is not like that. Hernia operations are often successful.

If you look at the facts, then there is no risk of a hernia after the operation. So in the event of a hernia, do not ignore the hernia for fear of the operation. However, if the hernia is not treated at the right time, there are serious consequences. Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of hernia symptoms to avoid its consequences.

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Causes of Hiatal Hernia

In the case of Hiatal Hernia, the upper part of the stomach comes out of the diaphragm due to the weakening of its diaphragm, due to which it is unable to stop the acid produced inside it. These acids reach the stomach and cause irritation, due to which we feel burning sensation and severe pain in our chest. Small hernias usually go unnoticed, but chest bulge may also appear as the problem progresses.

Common symptoms of hernia 

  • Abdominal fat bulging outwards
  • Feeling bulge under a particular limb
  • Pain in the enlarged limb and feeling heavy
  • Trouble standing for a long time
  • Having problems with bowel movements
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If you pay attention to all these symptoms, then you will find that if the hernia is not treated at the right time, its consequences not only become serious but the risk of hernia increases day by day. Our troubles also touch the seventh sky. This is why the treatment of hernia at the right time is necessary. As already stated, the only treatment for hernia is operation.

Also Read: Exercises For Faster Recovery After Hernia Surgery

Treatment of Hiatal Hernia

In the case of small hernia, an incision is made instead of a hernia. In addition, the damaged part is repaired inside the embossed portion. It usually takes 10 to 15 days for the patient's wound to heal. But the patient should take care that he does not do any heavy work for at least two to three months. Basically, the body is weak and raw after the operation. It takes at least two to three months to compensate for this.

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Preventive Tips

  • Do not ignore the problem of constipation. Contact a doctor if there is prolonged constipation.
  • Contact your doctor if you have severe upper abdominal pain.
  • Do not suppress the drug with repeated use of painkillers.
  • See a doctor if there is a burning sensation in the chest for several days.

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