A 35-year-old female asked:
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my eight year old son fell hard on his bottom and is now complaining of pain in his belly button area. possible hernia?

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Dr. Joshua Batt
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Very Unlikely: If your son had an umbilical (belly button) hernia, there would be a bump at the belly button that was soft and squishy. These do not commonly cause pain. He may be feeling the jarring sensation from falling so hard. Keep an eye on him and if the pain worsens over the next couple days, consider seeing his pediatrician.
Answered on Sep 2, 2020
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You have to show to: His pediatrician , to make sure he did not have bad injury inside his abdomen before conclusion
Answered on Nov 17, 2013

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