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Hernia surgery and remedy to face it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your
Doctor :   hI
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   Hello doctor
User :   Last few days my stomach has been paining
User :   I did a sonography and the doctor said I have hernia and would need to be operated
User :   Can you advice is operation is the only solution or some medication will cure it?
Doctor :   Hernia is to be operated
User :   oh
User :   can you guide as to what precautions to be taken?
Doctor :   and of course it also depends on the symptoms and seriousness or how it hinders your daily life
Doctor :   So the doctor would ideally adopt all the conservative measures before surgery
Doctor :   The precautions are
Doctor :   1) Do not put too much stress
Doctor :   I hope it is an inguinal hernia?
User :   it is non reducable
Doctor :   Is it inguinal
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :   It measn that it is getting complicated
Doctor :   hence surgery is the option as I believe without examination
User :   is there a way i can send you the test reports?
Doctor :   Send the doctor's prescription also so that I know his examination finding
User :   what do i need to mention in the email so that the documents are directed to you?
Doctor :   I will respond to you over an email
Doctor :   Is that fine?
User :   yeah that makes sense
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so what causes it?
User :   I mean i am really worried abt getting operated
Doctor :   Weakness muscles or soemtimes no reason
User :   i hope everything will be fine
Doctor :   It is very simple and it is technically well developed these days
User :   i really hope so
User :   ok i will send you the documents later today
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Sure
User :   i also wanted to discuss another problem with you
Doctor :   yes
User :   i have a 5 year old son
User :   who is very weak
User :   I mean i give him everything from dry fruits to regular meals
User :   yet he is not gaining weight
User :   please advice
Doctor :   Ok was he checked by the pediatrician for this?
User :   not yet i need to do that?
Doctor :   If a 5 yr old is not gaining weight, it is better to get a complete general check up
User :   i see. what kind of check ups do you recommend
Doctor :   Simple examination
Doctor :   and may be stool test to check for parasites
Doctor :   The doctor will examine abdomen, adenoid, tonsils, chest
Doctor :   and will be able to recommend more test if required
User :   ok
User :   do you know any good child specialist in ?
Doctor :   One of our customer care team shall be able to help you in this
Doctor :   Does your child have one regular pediatrician
Doctor :   I think you should have one compulsorily in where ever you go
User :   actually we just shifted to
User :   and dont know any one around much
Doctor :   Ok
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