To understand immediately that you have a hernia, you can't, because its manifestation is similar with some other diseases. The hernia begins with periodic or constant pain in the abdominal area. It is somewhat enhanced during exercise when the muscles are involved you cough or even when walking. If you experience the slightest discomfort in the abdomen, which is accompanied by pain or pulling sensations, go to the hospital and walk at least an ultrasound procedure. Don't delay with this, otherwise the symptoms will become more pronounced. Not necessarily that you will reveal that is a hernia, there are other, equally serious diseases of the abdominal cavity.
If you have long suffered from pains in the stomach, and then they abruptly stopped, it does not mean that the hernia has passed, especially if it has been diagnosed by a doctor. Carefully examine the abdomen, you may notice a bulge in a certain place. In it and there is damage to the abdominal wall. At this stage you will already be assigned to the planned operation. Do not attempt to self-medicate, it will not bring results, but only postpone the hour when you find yourself on the operating table.
Sometimes the hernia as the growth moves closer to the bladder. During this period the patient may feel severe pain when urinating, which is somewhat similar to cystitis, but often have no relationship to the disease. Examine the abdomen by palpation, if you feel any contractions or sharp pain that radiates to the area of the whole abdomen or to a certain point, so you have an umbilical hernia, which began to grow rapidly.
Hernial SAC well enough to reduce a into the abdominal cavity when pressure on the hand. If he stopped to go back into the cavity, and you have severe pain that does not go, immediately call an ambulance, because this is the infringement. If you do not contact the hospital, all this can lead to death. Be careful so as to operate already overgrown and sesameplace hernia is much more difficult, and there is a greater risk of complications in the postoperative period.
Inguinal hernia is about the same, but only the area of the bulging pouch localized in the groin. The course and progression of the disease has similar symptoms. If the first signs go to the hospital at the place of residence.