Femoral Hernia

In a healthy body there is a strong soul. Of course we often hear these words especially in medical-related environments such as hospitals. Yes, of course everyone wants to be healthy by maintaining a diet, taking regular breaks, taking vitamin supplements and exercising. according to dr. Kevin Adrian, Exercise is one of the most practical and simple ways to maintain a healthy body, but it is still often neglected. In fact, by exercising and actively moving regularly, your body can be fitter and your health will be maintained. There are 2 kinds of sports that a person can do, namely sports with heavy intensity and sports with light intensity. But for some people, strenuous exercise can get them in trouble. One of them is someone who suffers from a femoral hernia disorder. Those with this disorder cannot exercise vigorously because it can cause health problems.

Femoral hernia is a condition when part of the intestine or fatty tissue protrudes from the lower abdomen to the upper thigh, just below the groin fold. Basically, a hernia or hernia occurs in the weak muscle or tissue wall around your thigh. Femoral hernias sometimes cause a lump to form on the inside of the upper thigh or groin. This lump will appear to disappear when you are lying down. This type of hernia is generally difficult to diagnose. This is because the size of the lump is too small to be detected during a physical examination. Often times, you just find out about this condition when a part of the intestine is trapped and blocks or even cuts off blood flow to the tissue. Femoral hernias are characterized by the appearance of a lump in the upper thigh or near the groin. However, the lump is not always visible, especially in small to moderate hernias. In addition there are several other symptoms that accompany the lump, especially if it is larger in size, namely pain that worsens when standing, stretching, or lifting heavy objects and pelvic pain, if the location of the lump is near the pelvic bone.

At this time a femoral hernia can be treated by performing a surgical procedure or surgery. One of them is Laparoscopic surgery, which is a type of surgery that does not minimize invasive procedures. Even so, this operation tends to be more difficult. In laparoscopy, the doctor will make several small incisions. The doctor then inserts a laparoscope, which is a small tube with a small camera at the end. The camera will display an image of the inside of the body on the monitor, so the doctor can see clearly the organs that have herniated tissue and the surrounding tissue. The doctor will use the camera to guide the operation to repair the hernia tissue and install synthetic mesh. Because the incision is small, the recovery time after laparoscopic surgery will be shorter. Sufferers generally feel uncomfortable after surgery and need to take pain relievers. Patients are also prohibited from lifting heavy loads or doing strenuous activities for several weeks after surgery. Please note that laparoscopic surgery is not recommended for treating large hernias or for patients who have had pelvic surgery. So let’s take care of our health so that our bodies stay fit and healthy until old age.


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