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What is Umbilical Hernia?

An umbilical hernia occurs when an internal organ bulges or protrudes through the weak muscle around it near the navel. These are more common in infants and small children but can develop in adults also. These may enlarge while laughing, coughing, crying or while passing stool and shrink when you relax.

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Best Doctors For Umbilical Hernia in Gurgaon

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    Dr. Sanjeev Gupta (zunvPXA464)

    Dr. Sanjeev Gupta

    MBBS, MS- General Surgeon
    25 Yrs.Exp.


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    Dr. Pankaj Sareen (5NJanGbRMa)

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    MBBS, MS - General Surgery
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    20 + Years


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    Dr. Anshuman Kaushal

    MBBS, MS-General Surgery
    20 Yrs.Exp.


    20 + Years


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  • Best Clinics for Umbilical Hernia in Gurgaon

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    Risks of umbilical hernia
    • Strangulation
    • Death of tissue
    • Gangrene
    Why medically advanced treatment
    • Minimal or negligible bleeding
    • Modern-age treatment
    • Small cuts or incisions
    Don't Delay Modern Treatment
    • Most advanced laparoscopic treatment
    • 45 minutes procedure
    • Low risk of infection
    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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    Treatment and Diagnosis

    Umbilical hernia treatment for infants and children – Most cases of umbilical hernia in children resolve on their own and no treatment is required. In the majority of the cases, by the time the child is 12 months old, the umbilical hernia closes. If that does not happen. the doctor may have to push the abdominal lump back into the abdomen.

    Surgical intervention in cases of umbilical hernia in children is only recommended:

    • if the hernia does not close even after the child is 2 years old
    • the swelling persists even after the child is 4 years of age
    • the hernia becomes trapped
    • the intestines get trapped within the hernia sac

    Umbilical hernia treatment in adults – In adults, umbilical hernia is generally treated by surgical repair. An umbilical hernia repair surgery is a quick and effortless surgery where the surgeon just needs to push the bulge back into place and strengthen the abdominal wall. The surgical umbilical hernia repair can be done in two ways:

    Open surgery – The surgeon makes open incisions in the hernia site, pushes in the bulge, and repairs the umbilical hernia with a mesh. The doctor then stitches the muscles together.

    Laparoscopic surgery – An advanced and more effective form of hernia repair, where the surgeon makes a keyhole, through which the surgeon inserts hernia mesh to seal the abdominal wall.

    Tests for Umbilical Hernia Diagnosis

    A hernia specialist can often diagnose an umbilical hernia through physical examination alone. Looking at the signs, symptoms, and the outlook of the hernia, the doctor in most cases can identify an umbilical hernia without any other tests for diagnosis. But in case the symptoms exhibited do not clearly indicate an umbilical hernia, the doctor may ask the patient to do imaging tests like ultrasound, blood tests, X-ray, or a CT scan.

    Why choose Pristyn Care for Umbilical Hernia Surgery ?

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    Advanced Hernia Repair Surgery

    At Pristyn Care, we leverage advanced laparoscopic technique and traditional technique to repair an umbilical hernia in the best way possible. The treatment is minimally invasive and the damage to other organs and structures is reduced along with high success rates.


    Expert Laparoscopic Surgeons

    Our expert hernia surgeons have 10+ years of experience in performing hernia surgery safely. The doctor compiles a personalized treatment plan for each patient.


    Best-Quality Hernia Mesh

    Our doctors use the best-quality hernia mesh for soft-tissue repair and ample support to the abdominal wall. The hernia mesh is chosen among synthetic, composite, or animal-derived mesh.


    Post-Surgery Care & Follow-Ups

    Pristyn Care team and doctors will stay in touch with you to provide ample support and proper care after surgery. We provide free follow-up consultations to all the patients to ensure they have a smooth recovery.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What kind of doctor should I see for Umbilical Hernia?

    You can initially consult a primary healthcare doctor for the condition of your umbilical hernia. If necessary, the primary doctor may recommend you to consult with a hernia specialist (open or laparoscopic surgeon) for better diagnosis and treatment.

    Is there any Pristyn Care umbilical hernia treatment clinic near me in Gurgaon?

    Yes, there are several Pristyn Care clinics in Gurgaon where one can meet the best doctors for umbilical hernia treatment. The clinics are located in prime locations of the Gurgaon accessible from almost all parts of the. Talk to our medical coordinator to know the nearest clinic to your location.)

     How is Umbilical Hernia surgery done in hospitals in Gurgaon?

    There are two options for umbilical hernia surgery which are done in the hospitals – open and laparoscopic surgery. After evaluating your condition and discussing with the patient, the best umbilical hernia surgery will be decided.

    What is the cost of Umbilical Hernia in Gurgaon?

    Depending upon factors like severity of the condition, the consultation fee of the doctor, the expenses of the hospital, the type of surgery, the price may differ from one case to another. On average, the cost of umbilical hernia in Gurgaon may range from INR 55000 to INR 2,60,000.

    How Umbilical Hernia surgery is done?

    Umbilical hernia surgery is done either through the conventional open method or through the laparoscopic technique. Depending upon your health condition and other factors, the hernia doctor will decide the best surgical treatment for you.

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    What are the benefits of undergoing minimally invasive and advanced umbilical Hernia Surgeries?

    Laparoscopic or minimally invasive surgeries are the results of medical advancements of several decades. This form of surgery is no less than a boon for the treatment of hernias of all types and grades. In laparoscopic surgery for umbilical hernias, the surgeon inserts a laparoscope through tiny incisions made in the abdomen. The laparoscope has a camera attached to it which helps the surgeon in getting a detailed view of inside the abdomen. Using the image guides on the monitor, the surgeon pushes inside the hernia bulge and using a hernia mesh, strengthens the abdominal wall.

    Key benefits of laparoscopic surgery for an umbilical hernia include:

    Quicker recovery

    – Since the surgery does not involve any major cuts, the person undergoing a laparoscopic umbilical hernia surgery can get back to regular work-life in just 3-4 days. This is recovery time is much shorter compared to open surgery, where the person needs 10-14 days to recover. The short downtime is one of the major factors that make laparoscopic surgery for umbilical hernia one of the highly sought-after treatments.

    Smaller incisions

    – Unlike conventional surgery for umbilical hernia treatment, laparoscopic surgery or minimally invasive surgery, as the name suggests, involves much smaller incisions. Since the incisions are of negligible size, the recovery is seamless.

    Reduced complications

    – The chances of risks and complications in the case of a laparoscopic is much lesser than in open surgery for umbilical hernia repair. But to ensure a safe recovery, the patient should follow all the recovery instructions given by the doctor. If you are dealing with symptoms indicative of an umbilical hernia, consult with our experienced umbilical hernia doctors and get effective treatment before it is late. Our doctors are accomplished with extensive experience of treating several cases of umbilical hernia with a very high standard of care and success rate.

    What Happens if you do not get Umbilical Hernia Treatment in Time?

    It is not at all a good decision to delay or ignore the treatment of umbilical hernia. Though the bulge may look simple and there is no pain at present, there are high chances that the hernia may exhibit complicated signs in the near future. If umbilical hernia treatment is not provided within time, the umbilical hernia may get incarcerated or strangulated. Both the complications need emergency treatment and could even pose threat to life. The biggest risk with an untreated umbilical hernia is that all the possible complications appear all of a sudden. Most people prefer watchful waiting in case of an umbilical hernia. But, that is not a good choice to live with.

    To avoid all the risks and complications, Pristyn Care doctors advise all umbilical hernia patients to undergo laparoscopic hernia repair surgery when the condition is at a nascent stage. A patient with an umbilical hernia has to undergo surgical treatment sooner or later. So, our umbilical hernia doctors are always of the opinion that the sooner the surgery is, the better it is for the patient. If you are still not clear about the repercussions of an untreated umbilical hernia, talk to our umbilical hernia surgeons in Gurgaon and understand what could work best for your health.

    How can Pristyn Care help you in getting the best umbilical hernia surgery in Gurgaon?

    Pristyn Care houses some of the top hernia specialists and laparoscopic surgeons of the country who have years of experience in delivering the best surgical treatment for an umbilical hernia. Pristyn Care is associated with the top hospitals in the Gurgaon that are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities required to perform advanced surgeries for umbilical hernia treatment.

    Laparoscopic Surgeons and Umbilical Hernia Doctors working with Pristyn Care do a thorough consultation in the case of every patient to understand the health condition and then determine the minimally invasive approach for umbilical hernia treatment.

    Pristyn Care strives to make the whole surgical experience for every patient a seamless one. To ease out the commuting process for our patients, we also provide free cab facilities to bring you from home to the hospital and help you return back home after the surgery.Pristyn Care provides free follow-ups to the patients within the first seven days after the surgery. Consult with Pristyn Care umbilical hernia doctors who are experts in the field.

    Interesting Facts About Umbilical Hernia

    • An umbilical hernia is the most common form of hernias that occur in babies who are born preterm.
    • Obesity is a significant risk factor for umbilical hernias.
    • Umbilical hernias are not really painful. So, in most cases, the symptoms may go unnoticed.
    • Pregnant women are highly susceptible to umbilical hernia due to the constant pressure on the growing uterus.


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