Dr. Andrew Jenkinson is a general surgeon practicing in Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai and Harley Street, London, England.
A hernia can occur if there is a weakness in a part of the muscle layer that encloses and supports the abdominal organs, such as the bowel and stomach. A hernia can be identified as a lump that is felt under the skin at the site of the weakness in the muscle layer.
Approximately 8% percent of the adult population or more than 5.5 million people in the United Kingdom have gallstones. About 50,000 of these patients undergoing gallbladder surgery each year.
Everyone has experienced the uncomfortable feeling of heartburn when acid refluxes from the stomach into the oesophagus (gullet). To experience this occasionally is normal and is associated with belching to release gas from the stomach.
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