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Symptoms of inguinal hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello sir sorry for the inconvenience
Doctor :   ok
User :   Sir i have some doubts about hernia
Doctor :   ok
User :   cld u pls clarify my doubts
Doctor :   yes
User :   how can we identify that a patient is suffering from hernia
User :   what are the symptoms for this disease
Doctor :   there are different types of hernia
User :   could u pls brief me about this
Doctor :   this may be inguinal hernia .femoral hernia
Doctor :   hiatus hernia
Doctor :   incissional hernia
Doctor :   and many others
Doctor :   but as ingunal hernia is more common
User :   cld u pls let me what cld be the symptoms arising from these types of hernia
Doctor :   we will give you the symptoms of ingunal hernia
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Hernias present as bulges in the groin area
Doctor :   that can become more prominent when coughing, straining, or standing up.
Doctor :   the bulge commonly disappears on lying down.
Doctor :   They are often painful
User :   it can be treated through surgery or tablets, medicine
Doctor :   once diagnosed hernia
Doctor :   surgery is the treatment
User :   so no other means to cure this disease
User :   so after surgery how many day will take that patient to become normal
User :   how many day he should take the bed rest
Doctor :   it futher depends upon certain criteria
Doctor :   does the patient have long term cough
User :   no
Doctor :   does the patient have any intra abdominal tumor
User :   what is intra abdominal tumor
User :   and how to identify that
Doctor :   in lay mans term its mass in the stomach
User :   i did not get u ir wht is mass in the stomach
Doctor :   it even depends upon the muscsulature of the person
User :   sir pls explain in normal terms not in medical terms
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you sir, i hope i m not taking much of ur time
Doctor :   no
User :   thats great sir and i am happy
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User :   u did not explain me about this in normal terms
Doctor :   ok
User :   that email id and mobile no is right
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Doctor :   mass in the abdomen is a swelling in the stomach which can increse
Doctor :   the pressure in the stomach and push the hernia
Doctor :   it is one of the reasons for the herniation
Doctor :   the chronic cough, defects in the stomach wall can also lead to herniation
Doctor :   in older ppl the defect or weakness of muscles can lead to hernia
User :   will there be frequent urine
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   unless it is direct hernia
User :   sir what i direct hernia
Doctor :   which pushes the bladder
Doctor :   it is another variety of hernia
User :   where it pushes the bladder
Doctor :   but the treatment is only surgical
Doctor :   by any means
Doctor :   it presses the bladder causing frequent urinaion
Doctor :   but it is very rarer
Doctor :   sorry rare
Doctor :   do you have nay more doubts
Doctor :   were all your questions answred
User :   i have one more doubt how can we identify the hernia
User :   can it be identified by the affected patient itself by touching the groin parts
Doctor :   yes if there is a swelling in the groin region and if you cough then you have to feel the sensation
User :   where exactly is the groin region
Doctor :   but always it is highly recommended to get it physically examined
Doctor :   by a doctor
Doctor :   the complications are too huge
Doctor :   if not rightly taken care
Doctor :   of
Doctor :   Do you have suspicion of hernia
User :   just i have a doubt regarding this to safeguard myself
Doctor :   Would you like us to help you in finding the best person
Doctor :   We can do that
User :   yes offcourse
Doctor :   which area do you stay in
Doctor :   Bangalore
User :   yes
Doctor :   Which area do you stay
Doctor :   in Bangalore
User :   yes i stay in bangalore
Doctor :   Which area
Doctor :   ??
Doctor :   specifically
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Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   ok sir, thank you very much for spending your valuable time for me. My age is 29 yrs
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