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Navel Hernia Symptoms In Adults
Hi,my 1month old cousin has hernia in her navel its getting very large it feels like it going to explode. Is there any procedure that can be done?
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
I'm beginning to get a small pop out near my navel. I'm guessing its a hernia, sometimes it is uncomfortable but most times not. What should I do?
Hernia: This is most likely a hernia which is a ballooning of a defect in the abdominal wall.. These sometimes can have bowel come in and out of it. There is a danger of bowel strangulating in the pouch and if this happens it is dangerous. Please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife has a navel hernia for 15 years she is 45 years weigh 165# she is being botherd by it now she need to fix it what type ofoperation open surg?
Umbilical henia: A hernia at the umblical area is a fairly minor outpatient surgery procedure for repair. If the hernia is enlarging or causing discomfort, see a general surgeon for repiar options. Usually a small open surgery, or laparoscopic surgery if the hernia is large or has other concerning factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had hernia in my navel 5 years ago it has been hurting really bad lately. Is it back.I had a big navel as a child.
Incarceration: I think what you are referring to is an umbilical (navel) hernia in which a piece of small bowel gets stuck in the defect (incarceration), this can lead to impairment of the blood supply to that part of the bowel (strangulation) and it can die. This can happen with any hernia of the abdominal wall. While this happens and need to be looked out for, it doesn't make routine hernias am emergency. ...Read more
Tugging aching strong pain in navel, comes and goes for a few months. Dr felt no hernia, but 2 months later the pain is back. Little appetite. See dr?
Depend: The question is if you have any other symptoms if you have a digestive complain it could be your small bowel if you ever been pregnant and deliver the navel opening might become wider and trying to close make sure that the naval is dry and not having some drainage that will make it completely different issue it could be a small hernia hard to be felt use warm compressor take Motrin and watch ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you think the knot is in my upper stomach? I have a knot in my upper stomach for over 7yrs. Only result I've had was a navel hernia repaired.
Another hernia: It could be a recurrent hernia, or maybe a suture used to repair your navel hernia. A surgeon would have to examine this knot and possibly get a ct scan to further evaluate it. I see that you are in katy, tx. I practice in katy and would be happy to see you, if you will just contact my office. ...Read more
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