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Hernias and Hydrocoele

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Symptoms

​Is Hernia Dangerous? What Should I Look Out For?

It is usually not serious. However, complications arise if the intestine gets stuck in the connection and becomes blocked.

When this happens, the child may cry persistently, have vomiting and his abdomen may become bloated. The hernia bulge may become larger, firmer or red and tender to touch. If this happens, he needs to be brought immediately to the Accident & Emergency Department.

Hernias and Hydrocoele - How to prevent?

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Causes and Risk Factors

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Diagnosis

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Preparing for surgery

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Post-surgery care

Hernias and Hydrocoele - Other Information

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