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my 18 month old woke up with a protruding belly button after a night of fever. possible reasons why?

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Dr. Michael Murray
33 years experience General Surgery
Umbilical hernia: This is most likely an umbilical hernia. Usually these will go away by themselves. If it is still present at age 5 it should be surgically repaired.
Answered on Mar 11, 2013
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