Why women must not ignore burning sensation in the groin, lower belly pain


Hernia affects both men and women. But groin hernia more likely to affect womensaid Dr. Rahul Mahadar, General Consultant and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Apollo Spectra Pune.

“Inguinal hernias in women occur when the soft tissues in the groin area bulge, bulge, and/or cause pain. As a result, the person may develop problems such as strangulation or strangulation of the intestines, and therefore require urgent treatment,” said Dr. Mahadar.

The reasons

Factors such as obesity, heavy lifting, chronic cough, chronic constipation, multiple pregnancyand family history are among the risk factors for hernia.


There are different types of inguinal hernias in women.

Indirect inguinal hernia (more common in women), direct inguinal hernia, and femoral hernia (below the groin; more common in women than men). “Despite the fact that many women suffer from this disease, there is still not enough awareness regarding this,” emphasized Dr. Mahadar.

Pain in the lower abdomen and in the groin are alarming signs. (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

Symptoms and Diagnosis

An inguinal hernia is usually asymptomatic, but in some cases it can cause pain in the lower abdomen and groin. This lack of symptoms often results in a delay in diagnosis and treatment. “But pain or discomfort may be aggravated by exercise, heavy lifting, coughing, sneezingand standing or sitting too long,” shared Dr. Mahadar.

According to him, you can also experience a feeling of tingling with needles, or a burning sensation in the groin. Many women may also experience anxiety in the pelvis and lower body. abdominal painhe said.


Inguinal hernia in women should not be ignored or taken lightly. According to Dr. Mahadar, “you will have to choose the minimum invasive surgeryincluding robotic and laparoscopic techniques. “Seek immediate hernia treatment and improve your quality of life. This will help you avoid pain and discomfort of any kind,” Dr. Mahadar explained.

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