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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How Is A Hernia Treated?

How Is A Hernia Treated?

A hernia can form when a portion of the intestine or other organs break through weaknesses in our abdomen's muscle wall. There are many activities that can cause hernias to form, whether they are strenuous or everyday tasks. Hernias can also be present at birth.They are extremely common and affect many people throughout the world.…