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Intial stages of Inguinal Hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I am having swelling in my pelvic area since a week......there is no pain
User :   what could it be
User :   and which specialist should I be consulting
Doctor :   Ok , I shall help you
Doctor :   May I know the exact location
Doctor :   is it scrotum?
User :   it's on the right hand side...area above and onto the side of penis
Doctor :   Ok, is it soft or hard?
Doctor :   What is the size?
User :   it is harder than the rest of that area..
Doctor :   size??
Doctor :   Since when is it? Is it increasing in size since its appearance?
User :   the size would be like 2 inches
User :   in width
User :   size appears to be constant since appearance
User :   also sometimes when I am lying down, it is not visible
Doctor :   That is the point
Doctor :   I wanted that answer
Doctor :   It is most probably an Inguinal Hernia
User :   okay....
Doctor :   that is in the initial stages
User :   so what is the cure for it
Doctor :You have to see a General Surgeon
Doctor :   for examination and confirmation
User :   no need to go to a vascular sergeon
User :   ???
Doctor :   Inguinal hernia is a protrusion of abdominal wall contents through a weaker portion
Doctor :   of the wall
User :   okay..
Doctor :   No please go to a General Surgeon
User :   okay...sure
Doctor :   He will do the rest
User :   thanks a lot doctor for your time
Doctor :   If he think a medical management is fine
User :   okay..
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback
Doctor :   form
User :   sure i'll do that
Doctor :   The definitive treatment is Surgery ultimately if it grows
User :   oh!!
Doctor :   Would you like us to fix an appointment
Doctor :   with a General Surgeon
User :   may be i'll do it sometime later today
Doctor :   on our Doctors page in your area
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