Hernias are one of the most common types of surgical problems faced by adults. There are many different types of hernias, each with their own characteristics. So, what exactly is a hernia? What are the different types?
During pregnancy, as the belly swells, the muscles thin and weaken while simultaneously, abdominal pressure increases. This is why pregnancy is also a risk factor for hernias. Further, all of the previously mentioned risk factors may also compound this, for example, pregnant women who have had previous surgery may be at risk of
The incidence of ventral hernias is around 10 % overall. The incidence varies in various populations. Another important factor that leads to ventral hernia is postoperative wound infection. Surgical site infection leads to weakening of the tissues and poor healing.
Groin hernias or inguinal hernias are often little troublemakers. They dont bother you for a long time but just persist as a little bulge in your pants. But when they become problematic, they can cause quite a bit of pain