Hernias

Why Is My Stomach Bigger After Hernia Surgery?

Hernia surgery is a way to return a part of the gut and abdominal contents to the spot they should be in. While it is a common surgery, it does require cutting through layers of skin and muscle. As a response to the incisions, the body promotes the spread of healing fluids to the surgical… Continue reading Why Is My Stomach Bigger After Hernia Surgery?

Jessica Guht Jul. 18, 2022

Why Is My Stomach Bigger After Hernia Surgery?
Hernias

Can Coughing Cause a Hernia?

The body likes to compartmentalize and keep each of its components in its own areas. However, in some cases, a tissue may protrude somewhere that it doesn’t belong, which is called a hernia.  Hernias develop due to muscle weakness and strain, with a common cause of strain to the abdomen being coughing. Coughing can not… Continue reading Can Coughing Cause a Hernia?

Jessica Guht Jul. 18, 2022

Can Coughing Cause a Hernia?