Umbilical Hernia

Sometimes, if there is a small umbilical hernia, and it is not symptomatic, the surgeon may choose to observe rather than repair it. However, if symptoms like pain in or around the belly button, occur, or other symptoms related to digestion such as nausea, queasiness, or midline abdominal tenderness, appear, surgery may become indicated.

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