Symptoms of hernias may suddenly appear, but also may develop gradually. Painful sensations can vary considerably – from no to severe pain. Hernia symptoms should include the presence of convexity in the groin, chest, thigh, and scrotum. Convexity can disappear in a prone position and act more while coughing.
Another symptom of hernia is a burning sensation, pressure, local pain where it has appeared. The pain may also occur when lifting heavy things, coughing, as well as during any strong muscle tension. Any hernia symptoms described below should serve as a pretext for a visit to the doctor in order he made diagnosis and prescribed treatment.
Inguinal hernia symptoms
Inguinal hernia symptoms may occur suddenly or develop gradually. Painful sensations also differ in their intensity. Causeless pain in the groin or temporary budge is a good reason to see your doctor. Symptoms of an inguinal hernia may be projecting some bullas when you cough, disappearing in a prone position, burning or pain in the groin or scrotum, pain when lifting and coughing. Patients complain on feeling of heaviness in the abdomen, the appearance of bullas which change in size and disappear in the recumbent position. It appears usually during physical stress or coughing. Typical onset of the disease – the emergence of pains after lifting heavy things or strain and at the result (after a few days) the appearance of bullas.
Hiatal hernia symptoms
The most common hiatal hernia symptom is heartburn, often stubborn, painful, and arising after a meal or on an empty stomach, especially in the torso and in the prone position. Gaseous eructation, sour, bitter and vomiting of food is often accompanied by pain, it is – a frequent symptom of hiatal hernia. Usually burning pain arises in the anticardium, behind the sternum, in the left hypochondrium, increased with physical activity, with inclinations. Sometimes you may feel like a lump in the throat and pain when swallowing food. In this situation, the person feels discomfort behind the breastbone down to the strong arching pain, propagating in the left shoulder and shoulder blade (just like with angina), burning sensation, a feeling of dissatisfaction with the lack of air or breath. Some patients often occurring increased blood pressure without apparent reason. Nights marked with increased salivation, coughing and choking. All these symptoms frighten the patient and its lead to the development of his obsessive-compulsive disorder, seriously altering the psyche, and even social behavior.
Umbilical hernia symptoms
Symptoms of umbilical hernia: Patients note the appearance of a bulla in the umbilicus, which disappears in a horizontal position. Often marked pain, intensifying during physical exertion. Often a small umbilical hernia is not painful if the hernia ring is wide enough and the hernia is easy set. Large hernias with a relatively narrow hernia rings make it difficult to advance the contents of the intestines, so patients suffer from constipation, occasional pain; they often have nausea and even vomiting. Especially these phenomena are expressed in irreducible hernia. The condition of patients is often aggravated by obesity.
Disk herniation symptoms
The main disc herniation symptom is a pain. As a rule such pain occurs at a young age after moderate physical exertion, awkward position in a bed or at the workplace. The pain often arises in the torso with a turn to the side, often in combination with weight lifting. The symptoms of this disease are similar to those that occur with osteochondrosis. It may be pain in the lower extremities, weakness in your leg, feeling chills or vice versa, the loss of sensitivity. Pain in the disk herniation can be extremely intense; they literally lay aside the patient.