Laparoscopic and colorectal Surgeon at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital Vashi, Navi Mumbai- Dr Nitish Jhawars’ article in Times Of India on Hernia , Its causes , symptoms, and surgery including Laparposcopic Hernia repair.
Hernia is usually asymptomatic and detected on general body check ups. Most common types of hernias are: inguinal hernias, femoral hernias, umbilical hernias and hiatus hernias.
Painless lump or abdominal pain during bending or heavy weight lifting is suggestive of hernia.
Hernias can not be treated with medicine and surgery is the only treatment option which should be done before complications of hernia happens such as obstruction and strangulation.