U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
MI
A 37-year-old male asked:

Had a small umbilical hernia repair (no mesh) done a month ago. the lump above my belly button is still kind of squishy, like it was pre-surgery.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
You should have: your surgeon take a look at it, if you are concerned about your post op status. Sometime, especially in men, a condition called diastasis can mimic hernia recurrence.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated May 3, 2019

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.