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What Is Hernia Removal Surgery?

Hernia removal surgery is a procedure during which a surgeon removes the hernia by making a few incisions in the abdomen. A hernia occurs when an internal organ bulges or protrudes through the weak muscle.

A hernia is most common in certain parts of the body such as the abdomen, groin, belly button, or upper thigh area. It may also be seen where you have had an incision from previous surgery.



  • Types of Hernia
  • Types of Hernia Treatment
  • Average Cost of Different Types of Hernia Surgery
  • Complications of Untreated Hernia
  • Prevention against Hernia
  • Why Pristyn Care

Types of Hernia

Inguinal hernia

Umbilical hernia

Femoral hernia

Hiatal hernia

Epigastric hernia

Incisional hernia


Chronic constipation

Present since birth due to congenital condition

Lifting heavyweights or strenous exercises

Chronic coughing

Being obese or overweight


Lump or bulge in the affected area

Heaviness in the groin or abdomen

Feeling of pressure in the abdomen or groin

Pain during bowel movement or urination

Difficulty swallowing in case of hiatal hernia


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In the physical exam, the doctor checks for the bulge in the growing area and asks the patient to stand and strain or cough. After that, the surgeon may recommend imaging tests like MRI or CT scan, and an abdominal ultrasound to determine the type and severity of the condition.


A 3D mesh hernia surgery is the most advanced treatment option available for a hernia repair in Kolkata. In a normal mesh repair, synthetic mesh is used to cover the opening. While in the 3D mesh repair, a mesh made of polymer is used to cover the defect from three sides. This is used to treat large-sized hernias and reduce the risk of recurrence.

The laparoscopic technique is generally recommended and preferred by patients due to its lower recovery time, which is about 1-2 weeks. During this procedure, the surgeon makes incisions in the abdomen and inserts a laparoscope. after that, the surgeon performs the surgery. This procedure is performed under the influence of general anesthesia.

Why Pristyn Care ?

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

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.

Assisted Surgery Experience

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Medical 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.

Medical Expertise With Technology

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.

Post Surgery Care

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 hernia surgery in Kolkata?


The average cost of hernia surgery in Kolkata ranges from Rs. 45,000-90,000. However, this is not the final or fixed cost of hernia treatment in Kolkata. Several factors affect the cost of hernia operation in Kolkata that may include the following:-

  • Type of hernia
  • Severity of hernia
  • Location and reputation of the hospital
  • Admission cost
  • Type of surgical procedure
  • Type of admission room that you opt for
  • Number of days to stay in the hospital
  • Experience and reliability of the surgeon
  • Pre & Post-surgical consultation fee

If you want to get detailed information regarding the cost of hernia operation in Kolkata, you can contact our medical coordinator or support team who works around the clock to solve patients’ queries.

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What is the recovery time after Hernia Surgery?

The recovery time after hernia surgery varies from one patient to another. Mainly, it depends on the severity of the hernia and the type of surgery performed. If you undergo open hernia surgery, then you may take around 3-6 weeks to recover completely. Whereas, after laparoscopic hernia surgery, it takes around 1-2 weeks to recover completely.

Following all the discharge instructions and attending the planned follow-up sessions with the doctor can help you to recover quickly and allow you to do your daily activities with ease.

Consult the best hernia doctors at Pristyn Care in Kolkata

If you are suffering from a hernia and want to consult the best hernia surgeon in Kolkata, you can get in touch with Pristyn Care. The hernia specialists at Pristyn Care associated clinics/hospitals in Kolkata have a minimum of 8-10 years of experience. They are highly experienced and skilled in diagnosing and treating all types of hernias with the help of the latest diagnostic tools and medical devices.

To get in touch with us, you can visit our website or you can contact our medical coordinator to book an appointment with the best hernia surgeons in Kolkata.

Safest and most effective laparoscopic hernia surgery in Kolkata

Your doctor may recommend undergoing hernia repair surgery if you experience symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, lump or bulge on the abdomen, difficulty in urination and bowel movements, etc.

Two types of hernia repair surgeries are available in Kolkata that is known as open surgery and laparoscopic surgery. Out of these two, laparoscopic hernia repair surgery is considered the best treatment in Kolkata. It’s a painless, bloodless, safe, and successful procedure that reduces the exposure of internal organs to the external environment as well as your stay in the hospital.

Laparoscopic surgery involves only a few small incisions in the abdomen. During the procedure, a laparoscope is used with other medical equipment to remove the hernia and to place a synthetic mesh that provides strength to the weak spot of the abdominal wall. If you want to get the most effective treatment for hernia in Kolkata, you can choose laparoscopic surgery after consulting with an experienced and reliable surgeon.

Are there any complications associated with hernia surgery?

Hernia surgery helps in removing the herniated organ or helps in strengthening the weak abdominal wall to hold the organs in their position. However, hernia surgery has a few complications that may include the following:-

  • Nerve damage
  • Pain while lifting heavyweights
  • Discomfort during bowel movements and urination
  • Chances of recurrence of a hernia
  • Apart from all the above, a few long-term complications can also be noticed which are:-
  • Obstruction in the intestine
  • Painful scars at the surgical site

To know more about the risks, benefits, complications, and long-term results, you can consult with our experienced, skilled, and reliable hernia doctor in Kolkata by calling on the above-mentioned Mobile Number or filling the Book Appointment Form.

How is Pristyn Care associated with top hernia hospitals in Kolkata?

Pristyn Care has collaborated with top hernia hospitals in Kolkata and provides the latest operative facilities to patients suffering from this disease. Our surgeons perform the safest and painless laparoscopic hernia surgery at our partnered hospitals.

If you are suffering from a hernia and seeking to get treated at the top-rated hospital in Kolkata, you can get in touch with us. To contact us,

  • You can call us at the above Mobile Number and speak to our medical coordinator.
  • You can click on the Book Appointment Form and fill in the patient’s details. We will get back to you very soon.
  • You can also complete the details of the patient into the Form you can find on the right-hand side of the screen.

What are the benefits of choosing Pristyn Care for hernia surgery in Kolkata?

We provide end-to-end facilities to our patients and offer a seamless surgical experience. To do the same, we offer the following services to our patients throughout their treatment journey in Kolkata:-

  • Book your appointment with the best doctor
  • Offers free pick-up and drop facility on the day of the surgery
  • Give 30% off on all diagnostic tests
  • All insurances are covered
  • Free follow-up meeting with the doctor for the first few days post-procedure
  • Offer Zero-Cost EMI
  • You can claim 100% insurance
  • Our clinics/hospitals are sanitized regularly
  • Our hernia specialists are extensively experienced in performing minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic hernia repair
  • The success rate of hernia repair surgery at our clinic/hospital is as high as 99% and the risk of complications is as low as almost zero.
  • Paperwork at the hospital is done by our team on your behalf

If you are suffering from a hernia and looking for the best treatment without experiencing any problem, you can get in touch with us now. 

Preparation before hernia surgery

  • Preparation before hernia surgery includes medical evaluation, chest x-ray, and certain specific tests depending on your overall health and medical conditions.
  • After consultation with your doctor, discussing the benefits and possible complications of the surgery, you will need to give written consent for the surgery.
  • It's recommended that you take the shower the night before or the morning of the surgery.
  • If you face problems such as difficulties moving your bowels or anemia - similar preparation may be used after consulting with your doctor.
  • If you take drugs such as aspirin, blood thinners, anti-inflammatory medications (arthritis medications), and certain vitamins, they should be stopped for the first few days of your surgery.
  • Keep your stomach empty. Don't eat anything not even water after midnight or the night before your hernia surgery. The risk of developing complications increases during or after your surgery if you eat or drink anything before the surgery.
  • You can take the medicines that your doctor has told are permissible to take with a sip of water the morning of the surgery.
  • Arrange someone for help after your surgery. Plan to have someone who can drive you home post-surgery.
  • Quit or reduce smoking and consuming alcohol and arrange for any help that you may need at home.

By keeping all the above-mentioned points, you can easily prepare for hernia surgery and ensure it to be successful.

When to call or meet your doctor after hernia surgery

After undergoing hernia surgery, you may notice slight drainage, bruising, or slight swelling around the incision. However, this is normal and you don’t need to worry about it. Likewise, it's also normal to have a lump or hardness under or near the incision. You may also have bruising and some swelling of the genitalia, which is not uncommon.

However, call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following signs or symptoms:-

  • Increased incisional pain, bleeding, or redness.
  • Inability to urinate within 12 hours
  • High fever with chills
  • Inability to tolerate diet due to nausea and vomiting that won't go away.
  • Foul-smelling discharge from the incision area
  • Chest pain or shortness of breath
  • Excessive swelling around the incision or in the scrotum

Factors deciding the overall cost of hernia surgery

The average cost of hernia surgery ranges between Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 100000. However, this is not a fixed cost. Several factors affect the final cost of hernia surgery such as:-

  • 01. Type of hernia There are six types of hernia known as inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, femoral hernia, hiatal hernia, epigastric hernia, and incisional hernia. The type of hernia you are suffering from also determines the overall cost of your surgery.
  • 02. Type of surgery Hernia surgery is mainly done in two ways known as open surgery and laparoscopic surgery. The average cost of open surgery for a hernia in Kolkata ranges between Rs. 30,000 to 60,000. The average cost of laparoscopic surgery for a hernia in Kolkata ranges between Rs. 50,000 to 100000.
  • 03. Surgeon's experience A surgeon's experience also plays a significant role in finalizing the overall cost of the surgery. Usually, the fee of an experienced surgeon is way higher than the fee of the surgeon with minimum or no experience.
  • 04. Hospitalization Hospitalization can immensely affect the overall cost of hernia surgery. Whether you need hospitalization after hernia surgery or not depends on several factors such as the type of hernia surgery you are undergoing, your overall health, etc. Laparoscopic surgery is a daycare procedure where you don't need hospitalization.

Apart from all the above, many factors are there that significantly affect the overall cost of hernia surgery such as medication post-procedure and follow-up meetings with the surgeon.

Benefits of laparoscopic hernia surgery

Laparoscopic surgery is considered the best method to treat hernia as it's a modern and advanced way to treat the problem. If you are suffering from a hernia and seeking the best and painless treatment in Kolkata, you should consider opting for this advanced painless and bloodless procedure.

The following are the top benefits of choosing laparoscopic surgery for hernia treatment.

Small incisions — Laparoscopic surgery involves small incisions. Therefore, the risk of bleeding or infection diminishes. Also, this procedure doesn't result in wounds or scars.

  • Laparoscopic surgery is the best procedure if you want to get rid of a hernia without any fear of pain, bleeding, infection, or other complications.
  • No risk of complications — During laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon uses a medical instrument called a laparoscope that has a small camera and light on one end.
  • With the help of the camera and light, the surgeon sees the inside of the abdomen and performs the surgery precisely, diminishing the risk of complications.
  • High success rate — The success rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is as high as 95-98 percent and the risk of complications is as low as almost zero. However, one thing you should keep in mind is that you choose an experienced and reliable surgeon for laparoscopic hernia surgery.
  • Recovery — Above all, the best part of laparoscopic hernia surgery is that it promotes quick, painless, and comfortable recovery unlike open surgery of hernia. You can resume your daily routine within 2-3 days but complete recovery may take around 2-3 weeks.

If you seeking to get rid of your hernia is the safest and way, you can get in touch with Pristyn Care.

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