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How do you work outdoors without a shirt when you have an umbilical hernia?

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Dr. David Henry
Surgery
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In brief: Can have surgery

If you have surgery, then the bulge at the hernia site should go away, and you would just have the scars from surgery.
If someone doesn't have surgery, they can still have their shirt off.. Just the bulge of the hernia may be noticeable and may become larger when the abdominal muscles are strained.

In brief: Can have surgery

If you have surgery, then the bulge at the hernia site should go away, and you would just have the scars from surgery.
If someone doesn't have surgery, they can still have their shirt off.. Just the bulge of the hernia may be noticeable and may become larger when the abdominal muscles are strained.
Dr. David Henry
Dr. David Henry
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery

Have the hernia examined by your doctor. The presence of an umbilical hernia that does not cause pain or discomfort is cosmetic.
Otherwise see your doctor or a surgeon to discuss hernia repair surgery options.

In brief: Surgery

Have the hernia examined by your doctor. The presence of an umbilical hernia that does not cause pain or discomfort is cosmetic.
Otherwise see your doctor or a surgeon to discuss hernia repair surgery options.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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