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Belly Button Hernia Treatment
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
Ball looking thing in belly button, no pain, just went to the doc. Said it wasn't hernia. Any clue
What the doc said it: You have been examined and what did the doctorsay if it is not hernia, it has to be caused by some other condition did he order a cat scan or ultrasound exam to find out is it in the skin a keloid or a tumor in abdominal wall etc if dont get answers get a second opinion. ...Read more
Left side of my tummy has a bulge like fat. near the belly button, i am guessing hernia or just fats?
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?
Pain in my left side next to my belly button and thru my back, had hernia repair with mesh 6 weeks ago. what could this be?
What is a small fat containing umbilical hernia, I have been diagnosed with one, you can't see it, my belly button is still poked in!
Usually not serious: Hi james, since the hernia is small and contains only fat (from within the abdomen), it is unlikely that it will lead to incarceration or strangulation of intestines, which is the worst complication of hernias. The belly button is still in the same spot. The fat in the small hernia sac is right next to the belly button (umbilicus). If the hernia gets larger or causes pain, it should be fixed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having 0.6mm umbelical hernia on my belly button i am getting pain once in a week sir please suggest surgery is required or not?
I hah an operation for a hernia in my belly button almost two years ago. they used mesh. my question is can i still have more babies?
Have noticed a lump above my belly button for about a year now. Gets bigger when I tense my belly could this be a hernia? It doesn't hurt
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