Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Need an experienced doctor for inguinal hernia surgery in Arlington, TX?

DRP Surgery provides the most reliable surgery for inguinal hernia with utmost convenience and hygienic care. At DRP Surgery, we are motivated to administer high-precision surgical procedures by means of advanced medical tools. With an objective to bring smile to our patients, we serve them with the best medical amenities for inguinal hernia surgery at very competitive price.

What is inguinal hernia surgery?

Inguinal hernia surgery is a surgical procedure of treating inguinal hernia. In most treatments of hernia, surgical procedures are not recommended to treat the complications, as watchful waiting works better in a corrective treatment. However, surgeons believe the surgery as the most operative option for avoiding any severe complications. Inguinal hernia surgery is administered through either open procedure or laparoscopic method. Depending on complications and the age of the patients, surgeons decide to apply either procedure. Laparoscopic method is largely preferred for minor complications. Though the latter one is largely suggested for unfailing surgery with minimal pain.

When to consult surgeon?

If hernia has enlarged and started causing unavoidable pain, it is time to approach a hernia surgeon for having proper treatment. Some types of hernias, termed as strangulated hernia, can develop blockage in blood supply. It needs quick hernia repair surgery for immediate relief.

Who needs hernia repair surgery?

Hernia repair surgery can be recommended for both adults and children. Adults should consult a hernia surgeon in the following circumstances:

  • Diagnosed with a strangulated hernia.
  • Hernia having trapped coil of intestine.

For children, the conditions are as follows:

  • Diagnosed with strangulated hernias.
  • Enlarged hernia and swelling.
  • Diagnosed with inguinal hernia near groin and umbilical hernia near belly.

Who should not go for inguinal hernia surgery?

People with following complications should avoid going through inguinal hernia surgery. The complications are as follows:

  • Person with prolonged diseases.
  • Person with cirrhosis in abdomen.
  • People with awfully painful urinating due to large prostate.

Feasible risks of inguinal hernia surgery:

Risks of hernia repair surgery are quite rare, as no surgical method is completely immune from post-surgery risks. The feasible risks comprise of:

  • Injury to either intestinal system or bladder.
  • Bleeding.
  • Infection.
  • Scarring.
  • And pneumonia.

Reasons that cause the complications:

  • Suffering from cardiac, lungs and neurological complications.
  • Aged more than seventy years.
  • Smoking.
  • Obesity.
  • Existing infections.

When to call the doctor after surgery:

Depending upon several factors, including health conditions and types of surgery, patients have to wait for some days until they get complete heal from the surgical pain. But, for some days, they stay exposed to feasible complications. In that case, they should contact their doctors immediately, if they develop –

  • Infection and fever.
  • Unavoidable pain.
  • Frequent urine.
  • Chest pain.
  • Vomiting.
  • Bleeding, red spot and swelling.

Whether you prefer that laparoscopic method or open surgery procedure, DRP Surgery delivers you the best medical solutions to hernia repair that help patients overcome painful conditions at an affordable cost. At DRP Surgery, all surgical procedures are done under the supervision of Dr. Rajesh S Padmanabhan, MD, FACS, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery.