Can an epigastric hernia be cured? Will I be able to go out again?
Mr. Ashok Kumar Bohra
Mr. Ashok Kumar Bohra
Gastrointestinal surgeon, General surgeon
Halesowen
Yes.

Mr. William Frederick Anthony Miles
Mr. William Frederick Anthony Miles
Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon
Worthing
Yes, the hernia can be repaired by either an open or laparoscopic operation. A repair using a mesh (laparoscopic or open) is more likely to be successful in the long term. Small painless epigastric hernias do not need to be repaired if they do not cause any symptoms but may be repaired to improve the appearance of the abdomen.

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