What are the symptoms?
The most common symptom is a lump or bulge in the area affected. Depending on the type of hernia you have, you may experience different symptoms. Common symptoms including discomfort, pain, sense of fullness, swelling and abdominal wall deformity. Also note: not everyone experiences pain.
If your hernia is not treated, you may experience dangerous complications that could lead to emergency surgery.
What are the treatments for hernias?
Typically, hernias do not resolve on their own and surgery may be the only way to repair them. ProMedica's hernia program centers around minimally invasive robotic hernia repair. Our team uses advanced surgical techniques to provide long-term durable outcomes with minimal pain.
For your convenience, ProMedica's hernia program centers around minimally invasive robotic hernia repair and speeds up the process for scheduling an initial appointment with a surgeon and, when needed, your hernia repair surgery.
Learn more about ProMedica's hernia program