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A 18-year-old female asked:

If theres a bit of redness and dent above belly button, do i have a hernia?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Needs an exam: Generally a hernia is a mildly tender lump or bulge. It is usually not an indentation. Redness could indicate a skin infection. Needs a physical exam with a doctor to tell what you may have.
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