Doctors say that you may be diagnosed as having a hernia either during a regular medical checkup or it may strike suddenly, requiring a trip to the emergency room.
Dwayne Johnson has revealed that his recent hernia operation was a blessing in disguise because it forced him to take a break from his busy working schedule.
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram had undergone a successful hernia repair laparoscopic procedure at a private hospital.
Weighing 3 kg after the surgery, Shwetang is healthy and recovering now.
Recent advancements in weaving technology using light-weight meshes have proved to be effective in reducing chronic pain in post hernia surgery.
Day in Pics: 28th March
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