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Does anyone out there know how to deal with umbilical hernia without surgery?
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In brief: Yes
An umbilical hernia has a higher risk of incarceration and strangulation of bowel.
If you have a very small umbilical hernia, it usually doesn't need to be repaired. If your hernia is greater than 1 cm, i would advise consideration of elective repair, especially if it causes pain.

In brief: Yes
An umbilical hernia has a higher risk of incarceration and strangulation of bowel.
If you have a very small umbilical hernia, it usually doesn't need to be repaired. If your hernia is greater than 1 cm, i would advise consideration of elective repair, especially if it causes pain.
Dr. Gregory Ginn
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: Not a choice
As of this date there is no recognized and approved way to fix it but to operate.
It is a no, e in the abdominal cavity. There are minimally invasive options depending on the size.

In brief: Not a choice
As of this date there is no recognized and approved way to fix it but to operate.
It is a no, e in the abdominal cavity. There are minimally invasive options depending on the size.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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