Category: Hernias

Hiatal Hernia vs Ulcer: What You Need to Know

Hiatal hernias and ulcers both involve the stomach, both involve stomach acid, and cause symptoms that can overlap. They can also occur at the same...

What to Expect After Hernia Surgery

Most patients experience a certain amount of pain after a hernia operation. This is usually accompanied by bruising and swelling around the incision. Some other...

What You Should Know About Inguinal Hernias

An inguinal hernia takes place when tissue or part of an organ (e.g., the intestines, the stomach, etc.) abnormally pushes through a weakened part of...

What Happens when a Hernia Goes Untreated?

Although anyone of any age can get a hernia, the elderly, smokers, and the obese stand a much higher chance of developing one. Those persons...

When to Consider Surgical Repair for a Hernia

When you’ve been diagnosed with a hernia, you may have to decide whether surgery is your best option. While such a decision isn’t always easy,...