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What is the treatment for inguinal hernia? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User:Hello dr
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:This is abt my dad
User:I had discussed last week
User:Regarding inguinal hernia
User:regarding inguinal hernia
User:My dad has got it chkd from his physician
User:& he has confd, surgery is needed
User:Off late he gets fever often
User:also he has lost appetite
User:is this becos of hernia
Doctor:No, it isn't due to hernia.
Doctor:He may be having an underlying infection - virus may be.
User:can you suggest other doctors in XXXXXXX
Doctor:If it's more than 3 days since he had fever, you can consult a physician for its treatment.
Doctor:I guess you are talking about a doctor to consult for inguinal hernia
User:it keeps coming & going
User:Yes dr for hernia surgery
User:in XXXXXXX west area
Doctor:If it is so, then as informed earlier, you can try Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:He is a surgeon specialised with intestines and hernia.
Doctor:He should be able to help you out.
User:this dr may be very expensive
User:As he is practicing in high end hospitals. can you pls advise the approx. cost for the surgery
Doctor:The cost of procedure will be based on the type of surgery they plan to do.
User:which is the safest & advanced
Doctor:Most doctors prefer to put in mesh as they repair.
Doctor:On an average that can cost about Rs 30000 to Rs 40000 INR.
Doctor:You have an option to talk to Dr. XXXXXXX and check with him if he practices at other locations besides the Apollo clinic
Doctor:He may charge you lower at other locations.
User:ok, I will check.
Doctor:I suggested Dr. XXXXXXX since I am not aware of other good surgeons at XXXXXXX
User:Wud u hv the names of any other doctors
User:ok thank you
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