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Am I Too Old for Hernia Surgery?

November 23, 2022

Age is always a factor in surgical intervention, and we are often asked if they are too old for hernia […]

Should I Worry About Blood in My Stool?

November 9, 2022

Seeing blood in the toilet after a bowel movement can be jarring. But does blood in the stool necessarily mean […]

Impediments to Recovery After Hernia Surgery

October 26, 2022

Hernia surgeries come in various flavors, but all share a common trait: a defect in the abdomen’s strong, supportive layer […]

How Many Gallstones Do I Have & Does It Matter?

October 12, 2022

If you’re not too squeamish, we encourage you to look at our surgical video that shows Dr. Huguet opening a […]

Is Hernia Surgery Painful?

September 28, 2022

Hernias are a progressive condition, and some patients delay surgical treatment because they are worried about the potential pain of […]

What You Can and Can’t Drink After Gallbladder Removal

September 14, 2022

Gallbladder surgery or cholecystectomy is one of the most straightforward, common, and safe general surgery procedures in the United States. […]

How to Avoid an Incisional Hernia After Any Surgery

August 24, 2022

Incisional hernias are those caused by a perforation of the abdominal wall. While this can occur due to accidents or […]

What Does Barrett’s Esophagus Mean and Why It Matters

August 10, 2022

Almost every American suffers from intermittent acid reflux; however, when heartburn becomes chronic, this is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease […]

Do Probiotics Work for Gut Health and Weight Loss?

July 27, 2022

As obesity becomes an ever-greater part of the national discourse, we have learned that several issues can potentially contribute to […]

Does Chronic Pain After Hernia Surgery Truly Exist?

July 13, 2022

Hernias are exceptionally common in the American adult population. This is especially true in men, who disproportionately suffer from inguinal […]

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