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Belly Button Hernia After Pregnancy
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
25 f I have a bulge right above my belly button. I believe is a hernia i got from my pregnancy. I think it's causes me pain? What u think it is an need do? Thanks!
Surgery: Some women may develop a separation of the abdominal muscles following pregnancy. For most women, this resolves on its own in the first 6 months postpartum. If your bulge does not go away or is associated with pain see your doctor. Hernia's, defects in the muscle or abdominal wall, can be corrected surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes it is. It may improve after delivery. See a surgeon after delivery. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
Hello. I have 2 hernias..one that is really big. I got them while I was pregnant especially the big one above my belly button..I went to see a surgeon & he told me if I wasn't done having babies don't get the surgery till after the baby. is this something
Uncertain: If the pain is directly over the hernia, it is likely related to the hernia, and you should see a general surgeon for a consultation. If the hernia was repaired, and that's where the pain is, it should gradually improve over the course of 2-6 weeks depending on the type of repair and your response to operation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a belly button that's out and i think i might have 2 hernias on eather side.I have pain on the left side 30 minuets after i eat.Look @ my file?
Had a belly button hernia is it cimmon to have a hard mass beneath the belly button nearly a year and a half after surgery?
I have something that seems to be pushing out above my belly button. It's particularly bad after a big meal or if I am bloated. I can push on it and feel sort of a scrunching feelingand it pops back. Can it be hernia?
This : This could be an umbilical hernia. If it is enlarging or causing discomfort, you should at least have it evaluated with a physical examination. Watch for signs of hernia incarceration which can be marked increase in pain at the hernia, it would become hard at the hernia, and then an emergency doctor evaluation is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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