Thonburi Bamrungmuang Surgery Center provides medical services in diagnostics and treatments with state of art technology. Our team of experienced Surgeons are capable of general surgeries and laparoscopic surgeries such as gallstone laparoscopic surgery, inguinal hernia surgery, hernia surgery, appendectomy, colon cancer surgery, and stomach cancer surgery.
With advancement in medical knowledge, surgery on small incisions called Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) plays an important role in today’s treatment as opposed to traditional surgery. This will lessen the size of surgical incision, pain, and recovery time.
What is inguinal hernia?
An inguinal hernia is a condition when internal part of your body such as intestine pushes through a weak spot of your muscle. This can either result in pain when lifting heavy objects and bending over or no pain at all. Inguinal hernia is a condition that does not improve on its own and may lead to life-threatening complications later on.
Inguinal hernia signs and symptoms include:
Complications from inguinal hernia can be life-threatening if left untreated. If the hernia cannot be pushed back in, it could be trapped in the abdominal wall and can become obstructed or strangulated.
Inguinal hernia can be repaired with surgery and is recommended if you have pain, severe or persistent symptoms, or if any serious complications develop. There are two main types of inguinal hernia repair:
When to see a doctor
If you see the hernia bulge turning red, purple, or dark, you may be at risk for inguinal hernia strangulation which is a life-threatening complication. In this case, immediately contact emergency room. However, if you see a lump suspected to be inguinal hernia with or without symptoms such as pain, make an appointment with surgery center for diagnosis. If inguinal hernia is confirmed, a repair can be made before complications set in. In some cases, follow-up monitoring is recommended for mild cases.
What is appendicitis?
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, which is on the lower right side of your abdomen and causes pain. In most people, pain begins around the navel and then moves. As inflammation worsens, appendicitis pain typically increases and eventually becomes severe.
The likely cause is infection in the appendix causing inflammation. Left untreated, the appendix can rupture which is life-threatening and requires surgery to remove the appendix and clean your abdominal cavity.
Signs and symptoms of appendicitis may include:
Treatment usually involves surgery and antibiotics treatment.
When to see a doctor
If you feel pain which may correspond to appendicitis, contact your doctor or emergency room to receive treatment as earliest as possible.
What is Gallstones?
Gallstones are small stones and also called (Cholelithiasis). Most gallstones are made up of cholesterol. This originated from gallbladder which stores and releases bile carrying cholesterol and bilirubin potentially forming gallstones.
Gallstones often do not cause any apparent symptoms and usually found accidentally with health screening except when gallstones were trapped in a duct, it could trigger result in acute symptoms:
Patients without symptoms may not need to treat at all. The patient will then be advised to be vigilant on any signs and symptoms which may associate with gallbladder stones and treatment will be based on symptoms:
When to see a doctor
If you have any symptoms of acute pain that bothers you, make an appointment with your doctor to examine the cause. If you have serious complications such as intense pain in your belly, skin and eyes turning yellow (jaundice), or high fever, seek medical care immediately.
What is Hemorrhoid?
Hemorrhoids are swollen vein inside the rectum or outside anus which can cause pain, itching, and bleeding. There are several types of hemorrhoids: External (Underneath the skin of anus), Internal (Inside the rectum), and Prolapsed (Stretch and bulge out of anus).
You can start with self-treatment for mild symptoms
When to see a doctor?
You can seek medical attention if there is bleeding with bowel movement or you have thrombosed hemorrhoids that does not improve.
For more information :
Surgery Center, B1 floor, Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital Telephone +662-220-7999 ext. 80182