- Last Updated on Thursday, 28 November 2019 20:44
Hernias are a common medical condition that presents symptoms including swelling or pain building in your belly or groin; pain when bending over, lifting or coughing; weakness or pressure in your stomach after pregnancy or surgery; and acid reflux, chest pain or difficulty swallowing.
Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) is hosting a free hernia education and screening on Monday, Dec.16, at 5 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center.
Arshad Bachelani, M.D., of Mon-Vale Surgical Associates, will conduct individual screenings following a brief educational talk on hernias. To attend the screening, register by phone at 724-258-1333 or online at monvalleyhospital.com.