A 30-year-old member asked:
what are the signs of a hernia in belly button?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Mark Hoepfner answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Pain & swelling: Discomfort with swelling or bulge at the umbilical region. May not be able to see a hernia bulge if it is small. See a doctor for an examination.
Answered on Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Bulge and pain: If u develop a soft bulge over or around umbilicus and puffiness of skin around the area and some pain with activity, then perhap you may develop an umbilical hernia.
Answered on Sep 16, 2019
Dr. Michael Sawyer answered
35 years experience General Surgery
See below : Most commonly there will be a visible or palpable lump in the area. This is the hallmark of an umbilical hernia. They may or may not be associated with pain. They usually grow with time. Concerning signs include unrelenting pain and redness or thinning of the skin. Check with your doctor about repair.
Answered on Sep 15, 2015
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!