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20 years old female I was told I have a fat contaning umblical hernia. I do get bowel problems and stomach pain but no one told me the hernia is cause?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: May not be
Sounds like your umbilical hernia does not contain bowel, but omentum (fatty apron of tissue overlying abdominal contents); can cause pain.
Don't know your bowel problems, unlikely to be responsible.

In brief: May not be
Sounds like your umbilical hernia does not contain bowel, but omentum (fatty apron of tissue overlying abdominal contents); can cause pain.
Don't know your bowel problems, unlikely to be responsible.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fat containing herni
The hernia is most likely not the cause of your bowel problems.
Umbilical hernias very rarely contain any bowel, mostly fat. They are not emergencies because no bowel is at risk, but can be fixed through surgery.

In brief: Fat containing herni
The hernia is most likely not the cause of your bowel problems.
Umbilical hernias very rarely contain any bowel, mostly fat. They are not emergencies because no bowel is at risk, but can be fixed through surgery.
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Dr. Kevin Gardner
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