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Hernia Operation

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

  • Umbilical hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia

The most common type of hernia is an inguinal hernia.

Symptoms of Inguinal hernia

  • Presence of a bulge at the groin area
  • Pain or discomfort in the area around the bulge, especially during cough or strenuous activity

In some cases hernias may be asymptomatic and are diagnosed during routine physical examination.

Treatment of Hernia:

  • Most of the hernias do not go away on their own and tend to grow bigger and bigger which may lead to worsening of symptoms.
  • Sometimes the blood supply to a part of tissue gets compromised which causes necrosis of that area and even septicemia- A medical emergency.
  • No medicines, natural remedies, Homeopathy, Ayurveda can provide a cure for Hernia.
  • As Hernia is a structural deformity. Surgery is the only permanent treatment for Hernia.
  • Hernia operation that is surgical repair of hernia is the treatment of choice in most cases.

There are two types of hernia operations-

  • Open hernia operation
  • Laparoscopic hernia operation

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.


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.


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.


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.


  • Hernia operations have a good prognosis with a success rate of more than 95% and uneventful healing in the majority of cases.
  • You may expect some post-operative pain around the surgical site for about 24 hours. The pain and discomfort will be managed by the medications prescribed to you.
  • You may be discharged from hospital in a day following a laparoscopic hernia operation and might take a day or two longer for open hernia operation
  • You need to understand well and follow all the post-operative instructions about wound care and immediately report to your hospital in case of any fever, increased pain or other signs of infection.

Precautions after surgery – You should avoid any strenuous activity, lifting weights, sitting on the floor, bending for a minimum period of 4 weeks.


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.


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.