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My husband is in his 50's, has an umbilical hernia(quite large), has put on several lbs. in the last 2- 3 months. Now bleeding from naval. ? Serious

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Possibly

the weight gain may have thinned the skin and allowed it to become irritated more easily as well as put more pressure on it from the hernia.
Need to see a surgeon now for evaluation and to prevent infection or involvement of the hernia itself.

In brief: Possibly

the weight gain may have thinned the skin and allowed it to become irritated more easily as well as put more pressure on it from the hernia.
Need to see a surgeon now for evaluation and to prevent infection or involvement of the hernia itself.
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