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Hernia near belly button. Does it require a surgery ?

My mother has hernia near her belly button The doctor said there are two lumps inside and the only way is surgery Kindly reply back if there is any other possible treatment apart from Surgery My mother is around 46(age). She has no medical history before. She felt a little pain few days back in her lower portion of stomach. She felt something was bulging out a little from past few days. She consulted a doctor and he asked for Ultrasound . In ultrasound they deducted its hernia. I wanter to know if it requires a major surgery.What can be the cost of treatment and how much time will it take to recover ?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Jan 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Thanks for your prompt reply doctor. Can you suggest any proficient doctor or hospital in the northern part of India (delhi ,U.P.). for treatment of Hernia?
Answered: Sat, 29 Jan 2011
OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.
Hernia is due to a deficit in the abdominal wall. It can be treated only by surgery. The cost of surgery depends on the operating surgeon and the method he is likely to adopt for surgery.After the surgery she should recover in 15-20 days.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 28 Jan 2011
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