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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   this week my mom is going to undergo hernia operation
Doctor :   yes
User :   i dont know more about in medical terms
User :   but i could say the symptoms,
User :   1. felt stomac pain
Doctor :   Do you have any specific questions regarding hernia
User :   2.whatever solid food she intake, she got vomit immediately
Doctor :   I can answer for you
Doctor :   or its operation
User :   yes
User :   is this what kind of hernia
Doctor :   Hernia is of many types
User :   yesi knew that. i told symptoms right, is this abdominal hernia?
Doctor :   most hernias are abdominal
Doctor :   some are umblical, femoral, inguinal
Doctor :   spigelian
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   most common is inguinal
User :   ok .
User :   the above all are kind of hernia. symptoms i explained come under which one?
Doctor :   the symptos yuo explained are under each and ever hernia
User :   hi
Doctor :   that is why
Doctor :   the hernia is diagnosed by physical examination
Doctor :   is it hiatus hernia
Doctor :   What did the doctor say to you?
User :   they told, inside, things are getiing down (sorry i couldn't explained in medical terms). need to stitch.
Doctor :   see in any hernia the abdominal contents come out
Doctor :   from the wall of the abdomen
Doctor :   that is why it is called herniating
Doctor :   so depending on the place there are different names for the abdominal hernia
Doctor :   where is the swelling for you mother
Doctor :   Do one thing
User :   abdomen
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Doctor :   and we can explain
User :   already she underwent thisoperation twice.
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User :   7 yrs before
User :   Age 47
User :   Gender :Female
User :   Married
User :   weight : 50
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Doctor :   I think you are sayng about
Doctor :   umbilical hernia
Doctor :   is the operation done on the stomach near the navel
User :   no below that...
Doctor :   do you mean near the groin
Doctor :   just above the groin
User :   above
Doctor :   ok it could be inguinal then
Doctor :   there must be weakness in the wall
Doctor :   of the abdomen
Doctor :   tht is why it is repeatedly protruding
User :   oh , is this major??
Doctor :   is the surgery going to be laparoscopic
Doctor :   every sugery is major
User :   they told, going to stitch, is this possible thru laparoscopic?
Doctor :   for the doctor
Doctor :   are they going to be putting mesh?
User :   s
Doctor :   it can be done with laparoscopy also
User :   oh, she already underwent same kind of operation twice 7 yrs before, is this problem for my mom if we are doing again?
Doctor :   it is going to be problem if not doing it again
User :   yes.
Doctor :   do you have anymore doubts
User :   no sir, thank you very much.
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