Defined as the medical treatment which involves the piercing of a living body to repair, remove or replace an infected organ or part. Medical operation is necessary in the treatment of certain diseases. However, the word operation tends to send shivers down the spine of many people because it is believed to be very risky. Many people are battling with tomophobia in this part of the world, which is simply the fear of surgical procedures. The idea of having to undergo an operation shouldn't be something to be afraid of because it is done to save lives and the activity is performed by expert surgeons.
However, not all sickness requires a patient to perform an operation. There are some specific medical conditions which warrants a person to undergo surgery. This article will discuss three of those medical conditions.
Hernia is a condition which develops when an organ or tissue bulges out from an opening in the muscles that protects it. Although not all hernias require a medical surgery to correct, but in most cases, those who are suffering from this condition usually has to undergo a medical operation to correct it. In this case, there's really nothing to worry about because a medical surgery is done only when it's necessary as it safeguards the life of the patient.
This is the most common illness in the world today. Cancer is said to be very dangerous because failure to treat it could lead to death. Cancer is caused by mutations to the DNA within cells and in most cases patients usually has to go for an operation to remove the cancer which may be in form of tumor. There are different types of cancer, but the ones that mostly require a medical operation to treat include breast cancer, stomach cancer etc.
This medical condition is characterized by an inflammation of the appendix which could be as a result of viral, bacterium or parasitic infections. People who are infected with appendicitis usually has to go for appendectomy, an operation to remove the affected appendix.
Countless lives have been saved through medical surgeries. Which is why you should never kick against it. Although it comes with many risks, but it is also very necessary in the treatment of certain ailments.
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