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What is Inguinal Hernia?

An inguinal hernia is when the intestines bulge from the abdomen through the lower abdominal wall into the inguinal, or groin area. There are 2 types of inguinal hernias, namely, indirect inguinal hernias and direct inguinal hernias. The condition can be treated with modern procedures and the treatment at Pristyn Care in Bangalore can be completed in 45 - 60 minutes.

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Overview

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Risks of inguinal hernia
  • Strangulation
  • Death of tissue
  • Gangrene
Why Painless Treatment
  • Minimal or negligible bleeding
  • No pain throughout the surgery
  • Small cuts or incisions
Why Pristyn Care?
  • COVID free hospital, doctors and staff
  • No hidden charges
  • No cost EMI
  • Free follow ups post surgery
Hassle-free insurance approval
  • All insurances covered
  • Cashless insurance facility
  • Affordable/lowest cost treatment
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  • Most advanced laparoscopic treatment
  • 45 minutes procedure
  • Low risk of infection
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Treatment

Diagnosis

A physical examination by your doctor should be enough to determine the disease. Your doctor will check for a bulge or protrusion around the groin area, which will become more prominent when you stand or cough. In rare cases, when the bulge is not clearly visible, your doctor may recommend imaging tests such as an MRI, CT scan, or an abdominal ultrasound.

Treatment

Inguinal hernias can sometimes be asymptomatic, meaning they can show no signs of pain or protrusion. Doctors usually recommend watchful waiting if the symptoms are very mild. However, if you experience severe pain, it can lead to complications and should not be ignored. The only treatment to permanently repair an inguinal hernia is via surgery. There are two types of general surgeries done for the treatment of inguinal hernia.

Open Surgery – In open surgery, the surgeon makes a big incision to get a full view of the structure and organs inside the body. It is usually done under general or local anesthesia so that the patient experiences minimum pain. The surgeon pushes the bulge back into your abdomen and shuts the wound with the help of surgical thread or sutures. Sometimes, surgeons may choose to insert surgical mesh for additional support to the abdominal wall. Since open surgery is a conventional method of treatment, its characteristics are as follows –

  • Involves big cuts/incisions
  • Recovery time is around three weeks
  • Higher blood loss

Laparoscopic Surgery – Laparoscopy is an advanced method of treating inguinal hernia using a piece of equipment called a Laparoscope. In this procedure, the surgeon makes a small incision around the abdomen and inserts a laparoscope through this incision. The camera on the other end of this device gives a clear view of the organs and tissues inside the abdomen.

The surgeon monitors the pictures externally through a screen, locates the region of the hernia, and treats it accordingly. The treatment may also involve the use of surgical mesh for additional reinforcement or support around the abdominal wall. Laparoscopy is considered a modern approach for inguinal hernia treatment due to the following characteristics –

  • Minimal incision
  • Resume work within two to three days after the treatment.
  • Almost no blood loss
  • Chances of reoccurrence are almost nil

Surgical mesh is an integral part of hernia repair surgery. It is a medical device that supports the damaged tissues around the hernia. The surgeons use surgical mesh during the invasive treatment to add extra strength or reinforcement to the abdominal wall. The abdominal wall can lose its strength due to aging, which can increase the chances of recurrence. Surgery via hernia mesh can decrease the chances of recurrence.

Why Pristyn Care?

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India

01.

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

02.

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

03.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

04.

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia at Pristyn Care in Bangalore?

The minimum cost for laparoscopic surgery at Pristyn Care in Bangalore is ₹70,000. The maximum cost for laparoscopic surgery at Pristyn Care in Bangalore is ₹90,000. The average cost for laparoscopic surgery at Pristyn Care in Bangalore is around ₹80,000.

The prices may vary from person to person depending on the consultation fee of the doctor, the severity of the condition, the hospital charges, and other miscellaneous expenses.

Which surgery for Inguinal Hernia should you go for?

More than 90% of doctors recommend laparoscopic surgery over open surgery due to faster recovery and minimal blood loss. Laparoscopic surgery also provides shorter surgical processes, fewer complications, less chances of recurrence, etc. than any other surgical treatment for inguinal hernia.

How do I know if my inguinal hernia is getting worse?

If you are experiencing intense pain and an apparent bulge, you should get your hernia checked. But if your bulge is turning red or purple, it can lead to a strangulated hernia which can be life-threatening and needs immediate medical attention.

Where can I get the treatment for Inguinal Hernia near me?

You can contact the medical coordinator at Pristyn Care to know about the clinics and hospitals around your area. All the clinics and hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of inguinal hernia. Moreover, Pristyn Care is associated with expert inguinal hernia surgeons with a very high success rate.

Who are the best surgeons for inguinal hernia in Bangalore?

Pristyn Care is associated with some of the top surgeons and doctors in the city. Our doctors are well equipped with advanced technology for a very high success rate. Some of the top laparoscopic surgeons in Bangalore are Dr. Gaurav Prasad, Dr. Muthuraju K.R., Dr. Sajeet Nayar, Dr. Sanjit Gogoi, Dr. SJ Haridarshan, Dr. Sunil Kumar Alur, Dr. Venkata Mukunda, and many more.

When can I resume my daily routine after inguinal hernia repair?

You can resume your daily activities within one week of treatment if you undergo laparoscopic surgery. But if you undergo open surgery, it may take three to four weeks to recover and resume any physical activity.

What are the types of Inguinal Hernias?

There are four types of inguinal hernias that can occur in the patient. These types are based on the complexity of inguinal hernia. These types are as follows –

Direct inguinal hernia – This type of hernia usually occurs in males due to excessive lifting, straining that causes weakness in the abdominal wall.

Indirect inguinal hernia – This type of hernia occurs as a result of a defect in the abdominal wall during birth. It usually occurs later in life as the abdominal wall weakens with age.

Strangulated inguinal hernia – When an inguinal hernia is left untreated, the blood supply to the intestine can be cut off from the intestine. This can lead to strangulation, which is a very serious complication. Seek medical attention immediately if there is a chance of incarceration or strangulation. Some of the symptoms of a strangulated hernia are –

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Acute pain in the abdomen
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blood in stools

Incarcerated inguinal hernia – Incarceration is a complication of inguinal hernia that can lead to some severe damage. In this, the tissues or fats from the intestine get stuck in the hernial sac, and it becomes difficult to push it back. It is considered a serious complication and must be prevented.

Get the best daycare treatment for inguinal hernia at Pristyn Care in Bangalore

Pristyn Care offers an advanced daycare surgery for inguinal hernia in Bangalore, which means you can go home on the same day of surgery. Pristyn Care is associated with highly experienced surgeons and doctors with over 90% success rate for the treatment of hernia. The doctor examines your symptoms and suggests the course of treatment. Pristyn Care offers advanced laparoscopic surgery, which involves minimal invasion.

The surgeon makes a small incision and inserts the laparoscope through it. Since there is almost no blood loss, it increases the recovery rate of the operation. If your doctor allows, you can go home on the same day of the treatment and resume your daily routine within 3-4 days. Reach out to our medical coordinators for any assistance related to the condition. Our medical experts will guide you with the best hospitals and clinics near your area.

Why should I choose Pristyn Care for the treatment of an inguinal hernia?

At Pristyn Care, we strive to deliver nothing but the best experience to our patients. We house some of the best hernia specialists. Our clinics and associated hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure to help every patient get the best treatment. We are also associated with top doctors and surgeons in your area who have had a tremendously high success rate.

Pristyn Care also provides zero EMI facility and assists with insurance claims. If you do not have any relative or friend to assist you on the day of your surgery, we also provide a free drop and pick-up facility within the city.

Laparoscopic Surgeons at Pristyn Care conduct a thorough consultation to suggest the best course of treatment. Doctors understand the health condition and then determine the minimally invasive approach for inguinal hernia treatment. Pristyn Care also provides free follow-up consultation within the first seven days after the surgery.

What are the best hospitals and clinics in Bangalore for the treatment of inguinal hernia?

Pristyn Care is associated with top hospitals and clinics in your area with modern facilities and advanced technology for high success rates. Pristyn Care in Bangalore is associated with –

  • Sampige Diagnostics
  • Vikyath Diagnostic
  • Family Multi Speciality
  • A We Care – Hebbal Region
  • Diabliss Medical Centre
  • Smile Needs Dental Clinic
  • Ghc Clinic
  • Life Plus
  • Rakshya Clinic
  • Oncology Laboratory
  • Healios Wound Clinic
  • Phoenix Hospital

What happens if you do not treat inguinal hernia in time?

A hernia is not a serious condition, but it can lead to complications if left untreated. You can experience mild pain and wouldn’t even require surgery. But it is not advisable to leave inguinal hernia untreated. The protrusion may worsen over time and turn into strangulation or incarceration if adequate treatment is not provided.

Inguinal hernia may not increase in size in some cases, but it will definitely not decrease in size. Hence, it is advisable to treat inguinal hernia in time. Contact Pristyn Care for any medical assistance for the treatment of inguinal hernia.

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    Treatment: Inguinal Hernia

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    Absolutely brilliant coordination from Pristyn Care team.. Special mention Shubam Sir and Akshay Sir. They made it look so simple and Thanks to Dr Sajeet Sir... Thanks a lot

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