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Monday, 14 November 2016

Inguinal Hernia Treatment in Chennai

Enlarged and painful inguinal hernias usually require surgical repair. There is best Hernia Treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff. 

Contents of the abdominal cavity protrude through the inguinal canal with a bulge in the groin area showing prominence when coughing or straining. It will not appear when lying down or  don't cause any pain. Slowly, the intestines and the liver slowly start descending into a hernia causing intestinal obstruction due to pinching.

Types of Inguinal Hernias:
  • Direct inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernias can affect both males and females with higher incidences found in males.
  • Indirect inguinal hernia: Evident embryonic closure of the deep inguinal ring is not present though the testicle has passed through the ring.
  • Pantaloons hernia: An individual experiences both the direct and indirect hernia on the same side

Causes of Hernia:
Hernia is commonly seen in men than women. The main cause of  the hernia is not known. Sometimes it is developed by birth or by the slenderness of the abdominal wall.
Pressure on the Abdominal Wall is Increased due to :
  • Persistent cough
  • Obesity
  • Straining to urinate and excrete
  • Lifting heavy things
  • Smoking
Diagnosis  and Treatments for Hernia:
Hernias can mostly be diagnosed by a physical examination. To see the internal location and size of the hernia, we can use X-ray, endoscopy and imaging tests like CT scan or ultrasound scan.

The Treatment Procedure of Hernia is decided on the basis of the severity of the symptom. Most of the hernias can be controlled by making adequate  changes in the lifestyle. Medications is prescribed to lessen the pain and discomfort caused by it. If a hernia is growing larger, it can repaired by undergoing surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is most preferred as it cause less damage and needs only a small incision.

Dr. Deepak S provides the Best Groin Hernia treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff. He is one of the best laparoscopic surgeon in Chennai, who deals with all gastrointestinal problems.
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