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Umbilical Hernia Pain Symptoms
Is it possible to have a hiatal hernia aswel as an umbilical hernia. I've been diagnosed with an umbilical, but also have symptoms of a hiatal hernia?
Yes: You can have both a hiatal hernia and umbilical hernia. An umbilical hernia is a bulge through a defect in the abdominal wall at the belly button. A hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach goes up into the lower chest. Your symptoms could be due to reflux (gerd). You should see a surgeon, and he or she may perform an upper endoscopy (egd), depending on your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Umbilical hernia is also known as Herniated belly button. This is a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button, the location of the umbilical cord during fetal development. It usually closes by itself as it fills with scar tissue. Infants with a hernia here usually resolve by age 4-5. Adults may develop a hole here for unknown reasons, and will see a lump under the skin ("outie") where intra-abdominal contents have ...Read more
Hernia : These can include buldging, pain, redness , tendernesss, incarceration, obstruction. If you think you have one best to meet with a surgeon and disucss options. ...Read more
I have a small umbilical hernia & I have to get my gallbladder taken out. Is it safe to have the symptoms with the hernia? & can they see my ovaries too?
Yes Yes: After laparoscopic procedure the surgeon repairs the hernia , as the scope is introduced through umbilicus , also surgeon visualize the viscera for any abnormality, including ovaries only time it is not possible , due to the presence of extensive adhesion.. Speak to your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can an umbilical hernia repair rupture a few weeks after surgery? If so, what are the symptoms? It has been 3 weeks and I am afraid to affect it.
I have been diagnosed with an umbilical hernia and I want to know what symptoms I should monitor and if/when I should see a doctor for surgery. Thanks?
Umbilical swelling: that will not resolve, is discolored, is enlarging or hard.is a good time to revisit your physician. ...Read more
Is now six weeks after my umbilical hernia surgeryi have no pain im back at work is it ok to start exercise?
Post Op Living: Yes. Most likely. But, all of us here would always defer to the surgeon who cared for you. There would have been some post-operative instructions that you would have been given. I am surprised that you did not ask this of the surgeon during your post op visit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there signs that you need to have an umbilical hernia fixed? I have heard they rarely become incarcerated. No pain leave it alone?
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
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