Free hernia screening available
Published 12:15 pm Thursday, September 6, 2018
Ephraim McDowell Health will be offering a free hernia screening in September at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Surgical experts will share information about this common, but poorly understood condition, and the latest minimally-invasive procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System.
Individuals experiencing any of the following symptoms may benefit from the screening:
Swelling, a bulge or pain in the abdomen, pelvis or groin area
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Pain or discomfort, especially when bending over, coughing or lifting
Weakness, pressure or a feeling of heaviness in your abdomen
The screening will take place on Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m. at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. The screening is free, but pre-registration is recommended by calling (859) 239-2060.