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Do You Have a Hidden Hernia?

Chronic pain in your pelvic area can slow your life down. Not knowing the cause of your pain can add to the stress. Sometimes the issue comes from an inguinal or hidden hernia. Getting an accurate diagnosis is crucial to making a complete recovery. Here are signs that you may have an inguinal hernia and …

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Is a Sleeve Gastrectomy Right For You?

Losing weight is a battle that millions of people find themselves struggling in, as nearly 37% of American adults are considered obese. Risks for further health complications increase the longer your weight is uncontrolled. Sometimes, however, traditional weight loss methods aren’t enough to deal with the issue.  If you have unsuccessfully tried everything from diet …

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Ventral Hernias

Hernias are named after the location where they occur. For instance, and umbilical hernia occurs in or near the belly button. A ventral hernia occurs in the abdominal wall, as the word ventral refers to the abdomen. Ventral hernias occur along the vertical center of the abdominal wall. They are also called incisional hernias, as …

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Hernias After Surgery

Recovery after abdominal surgery can have an unwelcome surprise, the creation of an incisional, or ventral, hernia. This type of hernia can develop after abdominal surgery when part of an internal organ or abdominal tissue protrudes through the abdominal wall. Although most incisional hernias don’t lead to serious health problems, complications can occur. Dr. Jacob …

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Ending the Pain of a Trapped Nerve

Sometimes a nerve can become trapped in the upper or lower abdomen, or the groin. This can lead pain. The problem is known as anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES). Dr. Jacob helps patients through ACNES surgery when necessary. What is anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome? Anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome is one of the …

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

At NYC Hernia, Dr. Jacob is a highly respected hernia surgeon. But you may not know he also has over 18 years’ experience performing sleeve gastrectomy surgery for weight loss. In fact, Dr. Jacob has performed well over 1000 sleeve gastrectomies for patients struggling to get their life back after morbid obesity.  Here’s some more …

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Signs that You May Have a Hernia

Hernias can be tricky little devils. They can occur across the body, but their most common areas are the inner groin (inguinal hernia), outer groin (femoral hernia), near the navel (umbilical hernia), upper abdomen (hiatal hernia), or at the site of a recent surgical scar (incisional hernia).  Dr. Jacob is a hernia expert. He’d have …

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