Apr 15

How much do you know about hernias?

Here is a pop quiz:

  • True or False. Both men and women can get a hernia.
  • True or False. Hernia surgery is the only permanent remedy for this condition. A hernia does not get better over time, and it will not go away by itself.
  • True or False. It is usually easy to recognize a hernia by the bulge or sac that forms.
  • True or False. Untreated, a hernia can lead to serious problems including emergency surgery.
  • True or False. Laparoscopic hernia surgery is the preferred procedure for most patients

All those statements are true! There are many misconceptions about hernias and hernia repair surgery. You can find out more by reading our blog article about hernia surgery. Click on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.

Please allow us to answer your questions about laparoscopic hernia surgery or any other area included in general surgery. To contact our office, you may use Contact Dr Birkedal or phone us at (386) 210-9794. Our offices, located in Daytona, New Smyrna and Palm Coast are all part of the AdventHealth Medical Group.

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