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Hernia Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore: Free Lecture & Screening

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  • Event Type:Lectures & Special Events

Do you experience any of these symptoms?

  • Disturbing swelling in your groin?
  • Pain in your groin when you cough, bend over or lift something heavy?
  • Weakness, pressure or a feeling of heaviness in your groin?

If so, you might have a hernia. It happens when a part of the small intestine or fat pushes through a weak area of your lower abdominal wall. Left untreated, a hernia can lead to serious and potentially life-threatening health problems, so you shouldn’t ignore these symptoms.

Come hear general surgeon Dr. Kyle Marthaller describe symptoms of a hernia, its potential complications, and when to visit a doctor. Then learn about the latest treatment options, including minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery.

8 to 8:30 p.m.
After the lecture, attendees can get a free private, hernia screening (first-come, first-served).

6 to 7 p.m.
Arrive early to see our state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi surgical robot.


Important Information

Boulder Community Health is following current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that call for patients and visitors to continue wearing masks at Foothills Hospital and all BCH patient-care facilities.

People 5 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. For updated Vaccine Clinic hours and general vaccine info, please visit our vaccine page. For updated COVID-19 testing hours and locations, please visit our COVID testing page.