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If My Son An A Hernea In The Belly Button Area What Doctor Should He See
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
My son has a possible burst cyst in his upper outer part of his belly button... Is emergency attention necessary? Or can he see family doctor on monday?
It : It is not clear from your question exactly what is going on with your son. The area you describe is an unusual place for a "cyst." most cysts are underneath the skin and the most common is a sebaceous cyst. That said, he could be seen as an outpatient as long as he does not have any fever, vomiting, redness, or abdominal pain. If he has drainage of any type, he should seek medical attention since there are other problems that can occur around the belly button that have the potential to be more serious (like a hernia, etc.). ...Read more
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My 18 year old son was having some stomach pain while working out (xc) and the coach sent him to see the school's physical therapist. The pt noticed that my son had a strong heart pulse left of the belly button and suggested that he see a doctor for a po
Get checked out: Depending on a persons body build, the aorta may be easily felt. A simple test may be an ultrasound to evaluate the size of the aorta or to look for look for problems, such as an aortic dissection (tear in the lining of the aorta). Better to get it checked and find nothing wrong rather than ignoring it and worrying. ...Read more
I've had a hernia behind my belly button since i was born.Doctor said it would go away on it's own & it has shrunk.Can i get my belly button pierced?
My boyfriends doctor noticed his large belly button and told him he had a hernia. Can it cause entrapment?
Unlikely: An umbilical hernia is a common cause of a bulge at the belly button (umbilicus). While hernias can slowly enlarge over time, it is fairly uncommon to get a hernia incarceration or strangulation. Smaller hernias may have lower risk of getting "trapped" while larger hernias that may contain intestine could have a low risk of getting "trapped..". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat-sac hernia in belly button; not intestine. Two days later hurts when moving, tender from doctor prodding? If strangulated, is it a constant pain?
Depends: Umbilical hernias are very common. Constant pain isn't typical of a reducible hernia, but can iccur when incarcerated, meaning it doesn't easily push back in. An incarcerated hernia can become strangulated if the blood suppy to the herniated tissue is occluded. If just fat still not generally an emergency, but it is if intestine. If intestine typically other symptoms to:fever, nausea, emesis ...Read more
Pain in belly button. Went to doctor but CT scan was normal. No bulge but sensitive to the slightest touch. Could it be an umbilical hernia?
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
Hi doc male with 220 lbs 6ft height have insicional hernia below belly button from 5yrs, not painful .What exercise should I take to loose weight :-)?
Doesn't matter: Your should limit calorie intake to 1200-1500/ day, stay hydrated, take a multivitamin, and do any exercise for at least 30' for at least 5 days per week. When in your target weight range, increase calories by 300 per say until weight is stable. Weigh yourself monthly, not daily or weekly. See a general surgeon for a consultation about your hernia to find out more about that. Good luck! ...Read more
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