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A 24-year-old female asked:

I had hernia surgery 8 yrs ago. i know i can feel another one above my belly button. is it urgent if there is no pain? just the bulging feeling?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Hernias: are not an emergency if not incarcerated(stuck) if its reducible it can be followed up by your surgeon
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Hernia: I would have it checked out soon just to make sure its okay

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