Morning Checkup: Free Hernia Screening

Morning Checkup: Free Hernia Screening

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Samaritan Medical Center is offering free hernia screening in a couple weeks.

RN Sara Cummings talked about it during Samaritan's weekly Morning Checkup segment on 7 News This Morning.

You can see her interview in the video.

Hernias are caused by a weakening in the abdominal wall or groin and people could feel a popping or pulling sensation while doing anything strenuous.

You might also have a hernia if you have difficulty urinating or numbing or tingling in the abdomen or groin

The screening is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 9 at the Samaritan Medical Surgery Practice, Medical Office Building, Suite 106, 826 Washington Street in Watertown.

The DaVinci surgical robot will be there for people to see

Registration is recommended, but not necessary. You can do that by calling 315-755-3083.

You can find out more at www.samaritanhealth.com/herniascreening.

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