A hernia is when tissue or an organ pushes through a weak spot in the muscle or connective tissue around it. While hernias commonly affect the abdomen and groin area, certain types can also cause back pain.
Many people do not experience any long-term effects of gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy) and live a normal life without the organ. However, some people experience persistent issues known as post-cholecystectomy syndrome.
It can be a pretty strange experience, getting a hernia. Maybe you slide into home base and pop! Or you wake up and notice a bulge that definitely wasn’t there yesterday.
An incisional hernia is a bulge in the abdomen that forms when tissues or organs protrude through the abdominal wall. It can occur when the surgical incision weakens the abdominal muscles, which normally protect, support, and hold the abdominal organs.
The gallbladder is a small-but-mighty organ that helps you digest fats. Unfortunately, it can sometimes cause trouble in the form of gallbladder attacks.