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Is right inguinal hernia curable? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 29-Jan-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Dr
User:I have a query pertaining my Dad.
Doctor:Proceed with the question.
User:He had an abdomen pain, so he got his USG Scrotum - sonography done
User:the report mentions right inguinal hernia is seen.
User:Please advise if this can be treated with medicines or needs to be operated.
User:I have the scanned copy of report, unable to upload.
User:Also wud like to inform that he has BP & Diabetes & is under medication. He is 75yrs of age
Doctor:May I know where exactly does he have this pain?
Doctor:Has he seen the doctor after an ultrasound scan?
Doctor:if yes, have the doctor confirmed presence of hernia?
User:Yes he has shown it to his doctor, he has been advised medication.
User:He is taking ayurvedic medicines.
Doctor:I would precisely want to know if the doctor has confirmed presence of hernia.
Doctor:Do you mean your father consulted an ayurveda doctor and not general surgeon?
User:No his physician is from Ayushakti at XXXXXXX
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Hernia is a condition diagnosed / confirmed by physical examination.
Doctor:I do not agree with the diagnosis of hernia if physical examination doesn't confirm its presence.
Doctor:Therefore it is of utmost importance that you confirm the presence from his physician / general surgeon.
Doctor:Once hernia is confirmed clinically, you need to learn from your doctor few things
Doctor:1. How large is the hernia clinically?
Doctor:2. What may be the probable content of hernia?
Doctor:3. Is it reducible or irreducible.
Doctor:Irreducible hernia need to be operated straight away.
Doctor:Small reducible hernia can be managed with medications.
Doctor:If hernia is slightly big and probably contains intestines, you may need to consider surgical options in the near future.
User:how do I share the report with u on this portal
Doctor:In short, the whole management of this problem depends on clinical examination findings.
Doctor:You can send the scanned report to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:but as I said,
Doctor:I wouldn't not be able to give you
Doctor:a best opinion
Doctor:without details of his physician/surgeons
Doctor:clinical examination findings.
Doctor:Therefore it is best that you discuss about those aspects (the three aspects) with a surgeon
Doctor:or his treating physician.
Doctor:We can be able to arrive at an informed decision according.
Doctor:Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:Thank you, I wud need the contact details of good dr./specialist in XXXXXXX area.
Doctor:Give me a minute.
Doctor:You may consult Dr. XXXXXXX Vagholkar.
Doctor:He practices at three locations.
Doctor:1. Dr. Vagholkar Hospital,
229, Ghantali Road, XXXXXXX Maharashtra, India
Doctor:2. Apollo Clinic,
Flower Valley, EEH service road, Khopat area, India
Doctor:3. Jupiter Hospital,
EEH service road,
Doctor:He knows about XXXXXXX
Doctor:you can inform him our reference when you consult him.
Doctor:Hope this helps.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:Thank you dr. will take this forward.
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Welcome back
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:I have to close the chat as you are not responding.
User:Yes doctor I m trying to mail the scanned copy of the report, was informed by Health care magic that there is a unique id
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