One of the most common surgical pathology in children is an inguinal hernia.On the possibility of its occurrence, and the parents know, and the doctors have the necessary amount of information and resources for timely diagnosis and treatment.However, very often the parents, knowing the doctor delivered the diagnosis, treatment prefer unconventional methods help of various "traditional healers" losing time and thus trigger the disease.
What is an inguinal hernia ?This abnormal protrusion which for one reason or another arises in different anatomical areas.It consists of a hernia sac, the hernia contents and the hernial ring.Accordingly, an inguinal hernia - a protrusion in the groin area, the uncovered as a result of the vaginal process, which includes the loop intestine, ovary or omentum.This phenomenon is quite common, such a diagnosis is 5% of the children, but prematurity occurs in 3 times more often.Sometimes, inguinal hernias are combined with congenital orthopedic pathology (for example, congeni
How manifests an inguinal hernia? main symptom - a protrusion in the groin area, which becomes especially noticeable after exercise, if the child is restless, crying.At the touch of a soft, supple texture, it can be easy to straighten the abdominal cavity that does not cause the child pain.
The cause of inguinal hernia in children - violation of vaginal development process.It develops in the abdomen with 12 weeks of fetal development.If vaginal process implemented strands gland, bowel loops and girls - ovary, in most cases this leads to the appearance of an inguinal hernia in children.
appearance of protrusion in the groin in children should immediately alert the parents and become a cause for immediate treatment to the surgeon.Usually routine surgical treatment of inguinal hernia in children is assigned immediately after diagnosis.The reason for such haste is very serious - it's the risk of infringement of hernia (compression of the contents of the hernia sac, followed by circulatory problems in disadvantaged organs).Here, however, the doctor draws attention also to the child's age.If the kids are not even half a year, and reduce a hernia freely, then surgery may be postponed for the second half of life.But all the while the child is under the supervision of the surgeon, and the treatment is carried out using conservative methods.It is a warm bath, hot-water bottle on her stomach, perhaps even the use of special bandages.If there is a risk of infringement of hernia, the operation shall be appointed immediately.
Signs of a possible infringement of the children are as follows: do not reduce a hernia, palpation herniation is painful, nausea, vomiting, constipation and flatulence.It should be noted that disadvantaged inguinal hernias are quite common in children up to a year, more frequently again in preterm.Boys are usually part of the intestine or infringed gland in girls - the ovary, so that may be disturbed inflow of arterial blood and develop necrosis disadvantaged authority.If the child is very small and can not complain about the pain and any other symptoms, parents should consult a doctor if your baby behavior changed dramatically - he refuses to eat, crying Sucitu legs, his fever.All of these can talk about infringement of inguinal hernia, that is, the child must be taken immediately to the hospital, usually surgery should be performed within 6 hours after the doctor will determine the impairment of inguinal hernia.Before surgery, the complex of conservative measures to alleviate the situation and relieve tension muscles, reduce swelling.You can input antispasmodics and anti-anxiety drugs.
If the infringement is not, up to six months should be conservative therapy, and then he addressed the issue of the results of operations.The surgical procedure is easier for girls than for boys because of anatomical features.
The operation - the removal and closure of the hernia sac, the restoration of the normal anatomy of the inguinal canal, reduction of the abdominal cavity.Typically, such an operation is not difficult for a child, after the three days to bed, then, depending on the - home, up to two weeks.Three or four days provided the reception of laxatives.Sutures are removed usually on the seventh day.
Complications when such operations are possible, but they occur infrequently, usually in the case of the operation correctly.Then the possible recurrence of the disease, the risk of infertility.Also among the complications are high fixing eggs, lymphedema in the testis and shells.
is necessary to note one more thing: it is often the parents learned of the diagnosis of inguinal hernia, try to avoid surgery and ask for help to various healer sorceress, promised to "talk" hernia.What is the secret of this conspiracy - because a lot of parents, such a course of treatment, show the child's surgeon, who concludes that a hernia "disappeared".The fact that children under three years of inguinal hernias may close on their own, without any intervention and treatment.Most often this occurs in girls.This feature of the child's body and enjoy different grandmothers and healer, explaining the success of the event with their abilities.But parents should remember that the treatment of such non-traditional methods can not only be useless, but also harm the child's health, because lost time and therefore there is a threat of infringement of hernia.
addition, some healers are trying not only to start talking, but also independently reduce a hernia, which may lead to adhesions, further complicating the traditional treatment.Therefore, in this regard, as the treatment of inguinal hernia in children should be trusted only to specialists.