Should you have a colonoscopy if you have an umbilical hernia?

Yes. The presence of an umbilical hernia does not preclude you from undergoing a colonoscopy. As always, just be sure that there is a proper indication for you to have the colonoscopy.

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Can you determine a umbilical hernia in a colonoscopy?

Not the best test. An umbilical hernia usually only contains a small loop of small intestine. Unless it is massive, there will be no problem completing your colonoscopy. This is not a test to diagnose an umbilical hernia, though. Read more...
No. A colonoscopy is looking at the lining of your colon. An umbilical hernia is a defect in your abdominal wall at the level of your belly button. If not appreciated on physical examination, these hernias can be seen on ct scan. Read more...