A 34-year-old female asked:
i'm having umbilical hernia repair with mesh, will future pregnancy be effected or effect the repair and will my belly button be an innie again?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Umbilical hernia...: This repair is quite strong once healed. So there is a small chance that the hernia could come back during or after pregnancy, but the risk is small if you have healed for several weeks before getting pregnant. As far as having an "innie", talk to your doctor about whether they address this cosmetic concern with the procedure.
Answered on Jul 19, 2016
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