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What are the symptoms of abdominal hernia on babies girl 1 yera old?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Pediatrics

In brief: A bulge with crying

that flattens when relaxed, or is easily compressible with slight pressure is consistent with hernia.
Common location would be in the midline, usually near the navel. Many toddlers still have weak abdominal muscles that may not quite join in the midline, so with straining, the entire midline tissue from breast bone to below the navel may bulge a little. This is diastasis recti and is not a hernia

In brief: A bulge with crying

that flattens when relaxed, or is easily compressible with slight pressure is consistent with hernia.
Common location would be in the midline, usually near the navel. Many toddlers still have weak abdominal muscles that may not quite join in the midline, so with straining, the entire midline tissue from breast bone to below the navel may bulge a little. This is diastasis recti and is not a hernia
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