Strangulation Hernia

"A strangulated hernia is a medical condition that occurs when the herniated tissue cuts off the blood supply to the intestinal tissues. The strangulated tissue can release toxins into the bloodstream, which may lead to sepsis or death. A strangulated hernia is marked by acute pain, bloody stools, constipation, fatigue, and fever. Surgery is the treatment of choice for strangulated hernias.


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Will a traumatic testicular dislocation affect the fertility of my brother?

Query: Hi doctor, My older brother suffered a traumatic testicular dislocation. What is the best way he can sleep comfortably? What is the estimated recovery time? Will it affect his fertility? He had a scrotal hematocele from another testicular trauma, so I am worried about him. He also had a incarcerat...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There should not be any problem with the testis due to scrotal hematocele, as it was treated. He can sleep in any comfortable position as he likes. Just tell him to avoid lifting heavy weights and exercising for three weeks. Thanks. For more information consult a ur...  Read Full »

The pain due to an inguinal hernia is getting worse. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have an inguinal hernia for over a year. The pain is getting worse each passing day from the last week. I do not have any symptoms that suggest it is strangulated. I am 5.10 feet tall, and I weigh 212 lbs.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In cases, where strangulation of the hernia is suspected, one needs immediate attention and surgery is required. If the hernia is not strangulated, routine surgery can be planned. I suppose, there is no point in waiting and getting things complicated. Go to an ER, and...  Read Full »

How is an inguinal hernia treated in a 3-month-old baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My colleague’s son, who is 3 months old, has been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia on the right groin. Hence, I would appreciate your feedback and let us know if a surgery is immediately required or not. If the surgery is not required urgently, please advise when this would be requir...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the child's history and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is advisable to get surgery at the earliest. Though it is not very urgent, as there can be strangulation in the near future, it is advisable to get it done at the earl...  Read Full »

What is the treatment other than surgery for inguinal hernia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I am suffering from right inguinal hernia for the past two months. I have consulted a doctor, and he asked me to go for surgery. Is it possible to cure an inguinal hernia without surgery?  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Inguinal hernias generally are of two types: Strangulated and non-strangulated. Nonstrangulated are simple as currently, you have. So if you do not undergo surgery, it can be converted to strangulated and complicated one. The hernia is due to muscle weakness, so bett...  Read Full »

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