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Understanding Hernia, Types, Causes, and Treatment

A hernia is the protrusion of organs, such as intestines, through a weakened section of the abdominal wall. If left untreated, the split in the muscle widens and greater amounts of tissue or organs are pushed through the opening, forming a sac. This visible lump or bulge is one of the key characteristics of a hernia. Continue reading “Understanding Hernia, Types, Causes, and Treatment”

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5 FAQ’s About Umbilical Hernia Repair to know before Surgery

FAQ’s About Umbilical Hernia Repair to know before SurgeryUmbilical hernia is a common disorder that occurs when a mass of tissue bulges out near the navel or belly button due to weak abdominal muscles. Weak spots can remain in infants after birth when tissues and muscles around the umbilical cord fail to close properly or in adults with a recent belly surgery or excess weight. Continue reading “5 FAQ’s About Umbilical Hernia Repair to know before Surgery”