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Ayurvedic Treatment Of Inguinal Hernia
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Neither will cure: Umbilical hernias in babies ; very young children mostly resolve on their own. Otherwise surgery is required to cure a hernia. Hernias are due to protrusion of tissue through a defect in muscle or fascia. Indirect inguinal hernias are due to failure of peritoneal protrusion to close spontaneously after birth. Trusses may temporize. Neither manipulation or any medication can correct hernial defects. ...Read more
In what percent (roughly) hydrocele (at adults) can cure by it self? Mine appeared after a classic direct inguinal hernia operation 2.5 months ago.
Hydroceles: Congenital hydroceles that have been present since birth don't "heal"; require surgery; although small non symptomatic hydroceles can be safely watched. Postop hydrocele rx however depends on the cause. Normal post-op swelling/fluid around the testicle ; in the scrotum often absorbs over time. However a retained portion of a hernia sac that fills with fluid may require repeat surgery see your md. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, lichtenstein with mesh. I had an edema which is bigger now, maybe hydrocele? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Post-op issues: If it is edema/swelling from the surgery, that may go away with medication and time and monitoring the area. If it is a hydrocele, it may need surgery, as... Simple hydroceles in children often go away without surgery, however, in adults, hydroceles usually do not go away on their own. If surgery is needed, it is an easy procedure with very good outcomes. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, with mesh. Postop. Edema bigger now, maybe hydrocele? Little pain still. Why? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Probably wait out...: Local surgical dissection and postoperative tissue reaction for healing may interfere venous and lymphatic drainage, leading to swelling in inguinal and scrotal region. Such takes time to resolve with unpredicable various pace, but is worthwhile to wait and see as long as slow and surely getting better day by day, because nothing can be done except infection. More? Ask surgeon timely. ...Read more
I had lap. Inguinal hernia surgery three weeks ago. I feel a "pulling sensation" near my right scrotum. How do I cure this? Can I start working out?
Is surgery the only treatment of inguinal hernia in a toddler? Is there any other option if it's not that bad?
Not that bad???: It may not be hurting him now but would you really want to face the risk. This means there is a defect in the tissues that keep his intestines in place in the abdomen. If a loop of intestines slip out and get trapped, the blood supply can be cut off and lead to dead bowel. Emergency surgery in the middle of the night is never a good idea. Once identified this should be fixed within 2 weeks or less ...Read more
Hernia Surgery: Repair with permanent mesh has become the gold standard for inguinal hernia repair in adult males. Debate continues whether the traditional or laparoscopic approach is best: the bottom line is which technique your surgeon performs with the lowest complication & recurrence rates. I favor the laparoscopic approach because, in my hands, the recovery is shorter; this is most evident for double hernias. ...Read more
No: Once you have developed a hernia which is a defect in the abdominal wall it will be there till it is repaired. Some patients get relief from the use of trusses for wide based-direct type inguinal hernias (esp in the elderly).Some also get support from abdominal binders for wide-mouthed hernias ...Read more
None: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and the only way to make that go away is with a surgical procedure. There may be other non-surgical methods for treating the symptoms, such as support garments, or a variety of medications and/or herbs, acupuncture, etc. Tese other methods will not "cure" the hernia however. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Please let me know if there is any treatment for inguinal hernia in a child of 2.5 years other than surgical method?
Hernia: No. Inguinal hernias are not benign. Of course most do not create problems. You should go get it repaired. It is a very easy procedure. ...Read more
I m 23 yrs old. I am suffering from inguinal hernia since a long time and it does not pains. Is it necessary to take treatment for it.
I was diagnosed with Inguinal hernia 2 weeks ago and my doctor advised me not to go for treatment now. Can I play cricket or soccer now? Please advi
Should not interfere with your sports on the short run
But, should have it repaired ASAP to avoid incarceration ...Read more
I have s.V.T, had inguinal hernia op 4 months ago and suffer with a hemriod. Would I be able to carry a baby to full term?
I have a lump that bulges out in my groin area. I believe this is inguinal hernia. But however I don't seem to have any pain at all. Why is this so?
Inguinal Hernia. I had hernia surgery about two weeks ago, didn't lift anything, but lump and hurts like it did after surgery. Is it ok?
Not sure: You need to go see your surgeon and be examined to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more
25yo. Tension free inguinal hernia repair two weeks ago. Paranoid, want to ensure don't damage repair. What to avoid? +Can weight/sitting affect?
Yes: Avoid straining- heavy lifting, pulling, straining at BM and yes, control your weight ...Read more
INCARCERATED hernia: Any hernia may incarcerate and cause bowel obstruction. Incarceration is when the contents of a hernia 'gets stuck' and the blood flow to the area ceases causing the tissue to be at risk for dying (ischemia-infarct). Immediate surgery is indicated. The signs of bowel obstruction are: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, lack of gas passage.. ...Read more
You need to see: The doctor, initial stages only the physician can detect, later appear as a painless bulge that goes away by lying down, If untreated other complications will set in. Make sure to see your doctor ...Read more
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