1. development of hernia
on one side increases the risk of developing hernia on the other side, called as Companion hernia. (Improper ligation of the sac, failure to narrow the cord, or inadequate reconstruction of the internal ring can cause recurrence).
2. any increased pressure, strain or injury
, causing weakness
of the abdominal wall in the inguinal
3. symptoms associated with hernia or bulge?? any discomfort,pain
4. Detailed examination is necessary, so consult with your Doctor
about the same, and moreover because its a mechanical problem, Surgical repair will be good.
5. avoid lifting heavy weight (always bend your knees and not your waist), stop smoking (cough can aggravate inguinal hernia), take fiber rich diet (which will prevent constipation), wear loose and light clothes which don't apply too much of pressure on the affected area.