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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Tell me xxxx
User :   Sir i had a query regarding hernia / hydrocele
Doctor :   ok..
User :   Can there be Congenital External / Congenital Internal Hernia or Hydrocele
Doctor :   the examination of the contents will reveal that details..
Doctor :   since externally there can be a lot of resemblance..
User :   Doctor has written in his report Rt. Ingunial Hernia (is this external / internal)
Doctor :   external .
User :   how come
User :   what is external & what is internal hernia
Doctor :   I did not get you .
Doctor :   External in the one that can be seen above the skin and the internal that which has not..
User :   ok
User :   so this herina will be considered as an congenital external disease
Doctor :   It will be readily seen is what i can say.
Doctor :   A Congenital one..
User :   i will explain you the case
User :   patient is 5& half yrs old male
User :   had a swelling on his rt side of abdomen
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   Has it been since birth..
Doctor :   Or appeard recently..
User :   problem has started since last 4-5 months
User :   dose hydrocele & hernia mean one & the same disease
Doctor :   No it is different..
User :   what is the difference
Doctor :   Hydrocele is to do withthe Fluid collection in the Testis sac and the Hernis is the
Doctor :   The projection of the abdominal contents through any of the week areas in the body..
User :   ok i understood
User :   but doctor have written 2 different things in the case papers
Doctor :   Like what.
User :   One doctor has written Rt. Com... hydrocele (i cant read the ... word)
Doctor :   since i have told that it can be both in the case of the children it will need to be examined andthen only it will be clear..
User :   & other have written Rt. Ingunial Hernia
User :   Will they both mean the same thing
User :   Sir if its Rt. ingunial Hernia with a swelling, then it is external & congenital. Right ?
Doctor :   No it mostly will be an Inguinal Hernia.
User :   ingunial hernia means
Doctor :   abdominal contents through any of the week areas in the body area.. wall i would say..
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Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   sir wait
User :   then how come an ingunial hernia be congenital external
User :   sir are you there
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   Congenital hernia is External and the Hydrocele is also.. the Difference will be only if the
Doctor :   The difference wil be only i the Sac is explored and that Depends only with the Children and not the adults where you can perform thetests and that willbe conclusive.
Doctor :   swelling will be external always.
Doctor :   only then we can see it..
User :   so we can conclude that Rt. Ingunial hernia with swelling is Congenital External
Doctor :   Its Congenital Rt Inguinal Hernia no external or internal.
User :   but there is a swelling seen on the body
Doctor :   Yes it is. and wil be
User :   hence in congenital hernia we can say that there can be no external or internal factors
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   One mare thing can there be hydrocele & hernia at the same time
Doctor :   Yes it will be Possible.
User :   ok than you sir.
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User :   no please send me again
User :   Thank You. Dr. xxxx
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