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Inguinal Hernia Keyhole Surgery
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
I did a laparoscopic surgery for my inguinal hernia 3 days ago and whenever I urinate the area where my hernia used to be pains/burns. Is this normal?
Here are some...: What you feel now may be expected & okay just to watch and see as long as being slowly but surely getting better day by day without undue local swelling or fever. So, sit tight and let body self-healing continue to its best for now. But if still in doubt, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
It depends: No. The consensus now is that asymptomatic to minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias can be safely observed with no increase in morbidity. Repair is recommended for symptomatic hernias or hernias associated with complications (obstruction, perforation). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 23 year old male and now I am having a slight inguinal hernia what are the things i can do without going to a surgery?
May i know what are the surgeries carried out for inguinal hernia and does it assure that after the surgery we won't get hernia again?
Here goes: Inguinal hernias are repaired laparoscopically or using open techniques. Open can be done with sedation and local anesthesia, while general anesthesia is needed for laparoscopic repair.Recovery is shorter with lap vs open repair, and usually less uncomfortable. Both have a recurrence rate, but this should be low, about 1%. Mesh is used in both in most cases, but there's no perfect repair.Good luck. ...Read more
How do I know if my inguinal hernia is back because i was lifting and the same sharp feeling happened before my surgery that and now it is sensitive?
Have follow up visit: A small % do recur , usually in the first year after surgery , if you want to be sure see your surgeon for follow up visit and ill get the answer. ...Read more
Does small inguinal hernia without discomfort require surgical repair? Will it get worse without surgery?
Yes most of the time: as it is invariably a potential hard to get incarceration It is a simple low risk out patient procedure , other wise need close observation . ...Read more
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