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Hernia Treatment in Pune 

A hernia occurs when an internal organ bulges or protrudes through the weak muscle around it. Hernias are most common in certain parts of the body such as the abdomen, groin, belly button or upper thigh area. They may also be seen where you have had an incision from previous surgery.

The most common types of hernia are inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, and femoral hernia which can arise in both males and females. If you have been diagnosed with any type of hernia, it is time that you consult a hernia specialist in Pune. You should know that hernias don’t go away on their own and without prevention measures, the bulge continues to grow over time. So, if you want to get best-in-class hernia treatment in Pune, Pristyn Care is the right destination. 

Overview

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Types of Hernia

Inguinal hernia

Umbilical hernia

Femoral hernia

Hiatal hernia

Epigastric hernia

Incisional hernia

Types of Hernia Treatment

Laparoscopic procedures

Open procedures

Reconstructive surgery

Mesh for hernia repair

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Complications of Untreated Hernia

Sepsis

Gangrene

Strangulation

Incarcerations

Necrotizing enterocolitis

Causes

  • Chronic constipation
  • Present since birth due to congenital condition
  • Lifting heavyweights or strenous exercises
  • Chronic coughing
  • Being obese or overweight

Symptoms

  • 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

Treatment

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Diagnosis 

Usually, a hernia can be identified through a physical examination. The healthcare provider will ask you to stand, sit, and lie down to check the visible swelling around the herniated organ. If a hernia can be felt clearly in these positions, the doctor will recommend other tests for an accurate diagnosis- 

  • Ultrasound to get a clear image of the hernia and the muscles the internal organ is protruding. 
  • An X-ray may be used to determine if there are any obstructions in the hernia. 

Other than these, an MRI scan or CT scan may also be used to identify whether or not the hernia can lead to complications and to narrow down the most suitable technique for surgical treatment. 

Procedure 

Surgery is the only effective way to treat a hernia. At Pristyn Care, Pune, we use both types of surgery- hernioplasty and herniorrhaphy. The hernia is repaired with or without the help of the hernia mesh. There are two different techniques used to carry out both types of hernia repair surgeries. 

Open Hernia Repair Surgery 

In open hernioplasty or herniorrhaphy, a large incision is used to access the internal organs. The surgeon then places the herniated organ into the original position. If necessary, a hernia mesh is placed over and below the hole in the muscle wall to prevent the organ from entering the abdominal cavity again. After the repair, the incision is closed with the help of stitches or staples and left to heal over time. 

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Surgery 

It is a modern minimally invasive technique used for hernia repair. The surgery involves making 2-3 keyhole-sized incisions in the abdominal area. All the surgical instruments and the laparoscope are inserted into the body through these incisions. The abdomen is then inflated with gas and ample space is created to carry out the procedure safely. 

The hernia is repaired by pushing the organ back to its original location. If additional support or reinforcement is needed to keep the organ in its place, a hernia mesh will be placed over the hole. The mesh is stitched with the healthy muscle tissue to prevent displacement of the mesh. 

After the repair is done, the abdomen is deflated and the incisions are closed with stitches, staples, or surgical glue. 

Both techniques are safe and effective in treating hernias. While open surgery usually requires hospitalization, laparoscopic hernia surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure. To learn more about the treatment procedures, you can schedule an appointment with our hernia doctors in Pune and discuss everything with them. 

In our Doctor’s Words

Dr. Abdul Moied Mohammed

MBBS, DNB - General Surgery

15 Years Experience Overall

In our Doctor’s Words

Though a common disease, hernia is often ignored initially. Mostly because its not always severly painful. At times, the pain reduces after sometime and people mistake it for healing. The truth is, hernia never resolves without a surgical intervention. And delaying the surgery only worsens the conditions and risks severe pain, internal bleeding, stangulation and organ death. This, then intensifies the treatment and makes the surgery complicated. So Ill suggest, you note for any bodily change or pain and seek immediate diagnosis if you fear hernia. Once detected, plan a surgery as soon as possible. Hernia treatment is one of the most common and safe procedures. Generally, it takes less than 30 minutes and you can go home the same day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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:-

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.

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 Pune ranges between Rs. 30,000 to 60,000.
  • The average cost of laparoscopic surgery for a hernia in Pune ranges between Rs. 50,000 to 100000.

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.

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 Pune, 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 3-4 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.

Get in Touch with Pristyn Care for Advanced Hernia Treatment in Pune 

If you are seeking medical care for inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, hiatal hernia, or any other type of hernia, Pristyn Care experts will help you. Our hernia specialists provide optimal care and leverage the modern minimally invasive technique to treat hernias effectively. 

To get in touch with the best hernia doctors in Pune, you can use any of the following ways- 

  • Give us a call on the number given at the top and talk to our representatives to schedule an appointment with the specialists at your convenience. 
  • Fill out the “Book Appointment” form and submit your details. Our medical coordinators will get in touch with you shortly to discuss the appointment date, time, and mode of consultation. 
  • Use the Pristyn Care app to browse the list of hernia surgeons in Pune available for consultation. You can check through their experience, qualifications, availability, and confirm the appointment personally. 

You can make an appointment with the doctor at any step of the process and clear all your doubts and concerns regarding the treatment. 

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