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Do belly button hernias need to be removed?

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In brief: Maybe

An umbilical hernia can be surgically repaired or observed.
If it is causing discomfort or enlarging, then it can be repaired. If it is stable, small, and causing no symptoms or problems then it can be observed. If it is in a young child, then it can be observed as some may resolve on their own.

In brief: Maybe

An umbilical hernia can be surgically repaired or observed.
If it is causing discomfort or enlarging, then it can be repaired. If it is stable, small, and causing no symptoms or problems then it can be observed. If it is in a young child, then it can be observed as some may resolve on their own.
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery

In brief: Usually

Usually if you noticed it and is causing some symptom yes.

In brief: Usually

Usually if you noticed it and is causing some symptom yes.
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