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What is Umbilical Hernia?

An umbilical hernia occurs when the intestinal tissues start protruding from the muscle wall around the navel or belly button. It can arise in infants as well as in adults. While in kids, the condition resolves on its own within 1-2 years, adults usually have to seek surgical treatment for this type of hernia. It usually arises in people who are overweight or women who have had multiple pregnancies.

If you suspect that a bulge is appearing near the belly button and it hurts sometimes, it is time that you see a hernia specialist. You can contact Pristyn Care and consult our umbilical hernia doctors in Hyderabad to determine the most appropriate treatment for the condition.

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Overview

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Risks of umbilical hernia
  • Strangulation
  • Death of tissue
  • Gangrene
Why Painless Treatment
  • Minimal or negligible bleeding
  • No pain throughout the surgery
  • Small cuts or incisions
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  • Most advanced laparoscopic treatment
  • 45 minutes procedure
  • Low risk of infection
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Treatment

Diagnosis 

Umbilical hernia can be diagnosed easily with the help of a physical examination. The doctor will feel the bulge or swelling around the belly button. In a baby, the bulge will be more noticeable when he/she cries. 

During the diagnosis, the doctor will also identify if the hernia is reducible or not. Some tests may also be recommended to see if the umbilical hernia has become incarcerated. These tests include X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, or a CT scan. 

The results from these tests will help the doctor determine the severity of the condition and the most appropriate treatment method. 

Procedure 

At Pristyn Care, our general surgeons prefer using the laparoscopic technique to repair an umbilical hernia. The surgery is performed in the following steps- 

  • The patient is given general anesthesia to numb their body and to make sure that they are asleep during the procedure. This will prevent the patient from feeling anxious or worried during the procedure. 
  • Small incisions are made in the abdominal region through which the laparoscope and surgical equipment are inserted. 
  • The laparoscope provides clear images of the internal organs to help the surgeon find the hernia sac. 
  • The intestine is pushed back in the right place and if needed, a hernia mesh is placed around the muscle wall to prevent the organ from protruding from the wall again. 

Umbilical hernia repair surgery is performed on an outpatient basis, so the patient will get discharged on the same day. The recovery will happen at home. Therefore, the doctor will provide a detailed plan to follow during this period that will promote faster healing. 

Why Pristyn Care?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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 Hyderabad?

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

 How is Umbilical Hernia surgery done in hospitals in Hyderabad?

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 Hyderabad?

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 Hyderabad 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.

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. TChis 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 and permanent cure, 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 Hyderabad and understand what could work best for your health.

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

Pristyn Care houses some of the top hernia specialists and laparoscopic surgeons in 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 Hyderabad that are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities required to perform advanced surgeries for umbilical hernia treatment.

Our doctors 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 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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