Health & Well Being

Providing You With The Best Health Information

Learn How To Check Yourself For A Hernia

A hernia is a protuberance which is caused when the innards and the contents inside the body are trying to push through a weak region within the abdominal wall. It looks like a rather significant issue – but most often people won’t even understand what is happening until they can physically make out the bulge as it becomes larger.

When most of us see that bulge we automatically presume the worst. We’re afraid that perhaps it is cancer and it’s some kind of tumor. Though hernias are usually not as significant it’s possible they can become strangulated. This isn’t the best thing so it assists to know how to test yourself for this problem to prevent anything serious from occuring.

Look closely at your belly and attempt to feel around using your hands. Try to see if you can feel any swelling or if you might see anything. You need to have someone check your back for you and also to feel around to help make sure that there is nothing there. The most typical symptom is discomfort in the region where it’s protruding from so it helps to look in those areas first.

Utilize your hands and gently press down on the body to search for the knot. Anything soft or bumpy would be an inclination that something is not right. Again you need to have someone look to see if they can see something you may be missing. They’ll also assist to verify anything that you can see.

Are your experiencing any hernia pain? Some people will not be able to feel a thing. Other people might have a sharp or dull feeling of pain in the region where it’s breaching through the body. Any precursor or indication is enough to schedule a meeting with your personal health practitioner. They are going to run the right tests and come to the best analysis.


May 31, 2011 - Posted by | Hernia

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: