Hernia is an abnormal protrusion of internal organs through an abnormal opening in the wall of the abdomen. It’s a combination of increased pressure within the body and weakness in the body wall that damages the abdominal wall leading to protrusion through the thin membrane and stomach swelling. The abnormal protrusion of internal organs is mainly portions of intestines or abdominal fatty tissue. It will form a swelling which will increase the size with coughing, lifting weight and while passing stool and urine.
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- A painless, hard epigastric swelling may be a sign of epigastric hernia or a stomach cancer or a lipoma – a tumor consisting of fatty tissue. We’ll first take a look at epigastric hernias, epigastric hernia surgery and symptoms in this article. Epigastric hernias Epigastric hernia is a type of abdominal wall hernias that develops in the epigastrium – the area lying on or over the stomach just between the breastbone and tummy button.
- Hernia usually involves penetration of the internal organs through the protective muscle walls that enclose them. One of the most common symptoms caused by hernia is irregular swelling especially in the stomach area. In initial stages, the swelling or bulge is only appeared as a small lump that does not cause pain when it is touched. As the disorder progresses the swelling or herniated area becomes painful and continues swallowing. The lump is more obvious when you cough or sneeze and usually it can be pushed back with your hand, but it will bulge again in a short time.
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