The hernia is said to occur when a part of an organ or fatty tissue bulges out through a weak area of the adjacent soft tissue wall. This out bulging leads to pain and discomfort and sometimes it may even cause an emergency (Eg. a Strangulated hernia). Dr. Bhavesh Doshi is the hernia surgeon in Borivali.
Types of Hernia:
There are many types of hernia
The most common type of hernia is an inguinal hernia.
Symptoms of Inguinal hernia
In some cases hernias may be asymptomatic and are diagnosed during routine physical examination.
Treatment of Hernia:
There are two types of hernia operations-
Depending upon the type and size of the hernia, your doctor will choose the type of hernia operation suitable for you. Dr. Bhavesh Doshi at Dhanvantari Hospital is the hernia surgeon in Borivali.
OPEN HERNIA OPERATION:
This hernia operation is also performed under general anesthesia. Your surgeon will make an incision near the bulge, and push the herniated structure back to place. The damaged wall is repaired by sutures and often reinforced with a surgical mesh.
The incision is secured with sutures and packed with dressing.
LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA OPERATION:
This procedure is performed under General Anesthesia. The region to be operated infilled with a harmless gas for the clarity of vision. Few small incisions are given near the hernia. Narrow tubular equipment, holding a miniature camera at its terminus is then inserted through one of the openings created by the incision.
The bulge is pushed back into place and the broken wall is repaired by a surgical mesh. Tiny surgical instruments used to perform this repair are inserted through other openings.
The incisions are then closed and packed with dressings.
HERNIA OPERATION AT DHANVANTARI HOSPITAL, BORIVALI
At Dhanvantari hospital, Borivali you are assured of excellent surgical care By Dr. Bhavesh Doshi, who has expertly handled all types of hernia in adults as well as children. Post-operative wound care, nursing services par excellence.
Precautions after surgery – You should avoid any strenuous activity, lifting weights, sitting on the floor, bending for a minimum period of 4 weeks.
COMPLICATIONS – HERNIA OPERATION
Hernia operations are usually very safe and hold the minimal risk of complications. Like any surgical procedure, they do have some associated risks to list, surgical wound infection, the formation of Blood clots, Post operative chronic pain, and recurrence of the hernia.
SCARED OF HERNIA OPERATION? THEN YOU MUST READ THIS:
It is quite obvious to have certain fears about getting general anesthesia for the first time and choosing to go for a surgical treatment.
The best way to overcome your fear is to talk about it with your surgeon Dr. Bhavesh Doshi and get all the doubts cleared. A good understanding of hernia operation will help you realize that it is a very safe and common surgical procedure carried out on all age groups when affected.
More importantly in the majority of cases, you do not have a nonsurgical alternative, and postponing the surgery due to fear will do no good, instead, it worsens your condition. So take a deep breath and accept the fact.