Umbilical Hernia Symptoms

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Ventral hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Recurrent hernia
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Spigelian hernia
  • Flank hernia

Whiyie Sang, MD

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Dr. Whiyie Sang is a Board Certified General Surgeon who is undergoing a fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at the Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando/Orlando Health. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in which he was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopy, robotic surgery and endoscopy. Interests include benign and malignant colon & rectal diseases, anorectal and pelvic floor diseases. Has multiple peer reviewed publications and presentations in major meetings. Dr. Sang is native of Puerto Rico and is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Specialized Care for Different Types of Hernias

Inguinal Hernia

Among the various types of hernias, inguinal hernias are the most commonly encountered. While they can affect both men and women, they are more frequently seen in males. Surprisingly, approximately 1 in 4 males will experience an inguinal hernia at some point in their lives. The natural weakness in the groin area, resulting from the descent of the testicle from the abdomen into the scrotum, predisposes males to inguinal hernias.

To minimize post-operative pain and reduce the risk of chronic pain, I utilize a tackless technique for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Haital Hernia

Hiatal hernias typically develop later in life and present with a range of symptoms. These symptoms may include heartburn, nausea, vomiting, regurgitation, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, bloating, belching, or coughing. The term 'hiatal' is derived from 'hiatus,' which refers to an opening, specifically the esophageal hiatus.

Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical hernias are among the most commonly encountered hernias. They occur naturally and can affect individuals of all age groups, from infants to the elderly. These hernias develop at the site of the navel, also known as the umbilicus, which acts as a natural weak spot in the abdominal wall due to the passage of the umbilical cord.

Umbilical hernias typically present as painless bulges at the navel, which may increase in size and become more painful over time. They tend to cause more symptoms during physical activity or prolonged standing, emphasizing the need for an experienced hernia surgeon for successful treatment.

Specialties

Hernia

colon and rectal surgeons

orthopedic

Plastic Surgery

Thoracic

Laparoscopy

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General Surgery

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