A 21-year-old male asked:
have umbilical hernia. worried it could be caused by liver disease. kidney function is good and d-dimer was normal. no yellowing. opinions?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Grindstaff answered
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
An umbilical hernia: is caused by a defect in the connective tissue under the navel. It is usual the result of a congenital defect or weakness and can usually be easily repaired generally not caused by liver disease unless there is severe ascites.
Answered on Nov 14, 2014
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