Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mpho | 2010/02/10

Q.

henia

Hi Doc, I have a 3yrs & nine mnts old boy He had a henia next to his penis onthe right hand side and was operated when he was a month old and now its on the left hand side nurses and doctors tells me not to worry about it. is it dangerous or what? please help me.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is known as an inguinal hernia. It is not dangerous but an operation is needed to close off this hernia.

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