Westchester
8540 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 911
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310.670.9119
Fax: 310.670.7275

Torrance
3440 W. Lomita
Suite 440
Torrance, CA 90505
Phone: 310.530.5050
Fax: 310.530.1799

Downtown L.A.
1245 Wilshire Blvd.
Ste. 680
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213.621.2727
Fax: 213.687.3162

Culver City
9808 Venice Blvd.
St. No. 602
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: 310.202.6277

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Hernia Repairs

Hernia occurs most commonly when inner layers of your abdominal muscle weaken and cause the abdominal lining to bulge into a small sac. Part of the intestine or abdominal tissue may enter this sac.

It’s usually easy to recognize a hernia. You may notice a bulge under your skin. Or you may feel pain when you lift heavy objects, cough or strain during urination or bowel movements. The pain may be sharp and immediate. In some cases, the pain may be a dull ache that gets worse toward the end of the day or after standing for long periods of time.

The most common hernias occur in the groin (inguinal), the navel (umbilical) and at the incision site of a previous surgery.

Surgery is the best treatment option

Hernias can cause severe pain and other serious problems such as infection or bowel obstruction. Surgery is the only way to repair them, because they do not resolve on their own. Prompt surgical treatment is usually the best choice and will prevent complications from developing later on.

At Advanced Urology, our experienced, board-certified urologists are expert in hernia repair. For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 310.670.9119 or fill out our online Request an Appointment form. Our hernia patients come to us from Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, Culver City, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and Torrance in Los Angeles County, CA. We speak fluent Spanish, Japanese, Hindi and Punjabi!