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Undergone hernia operation. Can it recur? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Where did you have hernia?
User:right testical
Doctor:Do you know if a mesh was used to repair the hernia?
Doctor:Nowadays, mostly a mesh is used during surgery to give strength to the muscles.
Doctor:They are stitched into the muscles of the region.
User:i dont understand
Doctor:It is a small net like thing which is kept inside and stitched while during surgery.
Doctor:I assume that it would have been done.
User:but doctor did not use the net during surgery
User:i had also ask him
User:about net
Doctor:That is ok. he would have taken the decision whether to use t or not based on his finding during the surgery.
User:now some time it pain in right testical in evening
User:is there any medicine
Doctor:Do you have any swelling there?
Doctor:Does the pain increase on coughing?
Doctor:Let me explain about this.
User:its happen in evening time only
Doctor:Hernia can recur. The only way to make sure t does not recur is by avoiding stressful activities.
Doctor:You should avoid lifting heavy objects.
Doctor:You should have plenty of vegetables, fruits and water regularly to prevent constipation.
Doctor:These steps should prevent further appearance of hernia.
Doctor:And for the pain you are having at present, you can have mild pain killers such as Tab. Dolo 650mg , in the evenings.
Doctor:If the pain does not disappear after taking this medicine, you will need to get it examined by a general Surgeon.
User:ok........thanks for the advise good day
Doctor:Have you followed my suggestions?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
User:sir ihvae little swill
User:on right test
Doctor:Ok. Then you need to get it examined by a Surgeon, to see if it is recurring. It could also be other swellings.
Doctor:We need to make sure for the treatment.
Doctor:have you understood my suggestion?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
User:yes sir.....nothing else
Doctor:Hope I had been helpful.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a Nice evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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