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Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal Hernia
What is Inguinal Hernia?              

The Inguinal hernia is most common in men than on women.  In the area between the abdomen and the thigh appears a protuberance or a bulge. This is due because of pressure on a weak spot in the muscle tissue that causes bulge. The abdominal fat or part of the small tissue bulges out through the weak spot. Some bulges are very painful as a burn, but there are a small percentage of bulges that are not painful. Some of the symptoms are the bulge or protuberance on the area between the abdomen and the thigh called groin. The bulge may increase in size, sudden pain, nausea and vomiting also
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How do we perform Inguinal Hernia Surgery?

 The way to treat the hernia is by the open surgery. The surgeon will make a small incision very near the bulge area. The hernia fat will be removing or if it is your intestines will be place back in their proper place by your surgeon. The abdominal muscle cavity will be stitched, and sometimes surgeon strengths the weak abdominal tissue using mesh.


Next steps

1. Request a Quote.
Browse our website and contact us. You will automatically receive an email that will explain to you the next steps. A case manager will contact you within 24 hours to begin the approval.

2. Send Medical Records.
Send us your medical records and you will automatically receive a link to fill out your medical questionnaire.

3. Approval and Itinerary Plan.
Your case manager will send you “the final quote and detail” description of your travel trip.

4. The arrival.
  As a patient we promise to provide all transportation the exact time of your consultation or surgery can change to our doctor’s schedule, but we will notify in advance

5. Recovery.
Travel itinerary will consist of having you stay in the hospital for several nights follow by a hotel for the remaining of your experience.

After Surgery Indications

Take your medication for pain as instructed by your nurse or surgeon.

- In case of bleeding or fever called your doctor.
- At home, get plenty of rest by 2-3 days

- Cover your incision with bandages for 3 days

- Do not go to a swimming pool, taking a bath or hot tub

- No physical activity one week after the surgery
-Take the stitches out at the time instructed by your surgeon
-High-fibers diet and get plenty of water to avoid constipation.  


1- What happens if the incision area opens and what should I do? 
    Take some pictures and contact your case manager. 

2- What should I do once I go back home in the incision area? 
     Wash every day with soap and water. Do not put any medication.
3- How do I know I have an infection and what should I do? 
    If you have fever contact your doctor as soon as possible.

4- What are the surgery risks?
     Damage to other organs, nerves or blood vessels, wound infection, return of the hernia, and long-term pain in the área.

5- What should I do once I go back home in the incision area?
    Clean it every day with soap and water.

6- How long is the recovery?
    Between two to three weeks.  



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