3 month male child with umbilical hernia . Please suggest the management required.

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If the umbilical hernia asymptomatic not causing any obstructive symptoms one can have wait and watch policy. With the growth of the child and abdominal muscles , the hernia will shrink. If there are mild obstructive symptoms when the child cries strapping with without coin can be done. If there is no improvement even after one year surgery can be planned. Surgical procedures can be simple Thiersh stich application subcutaneously with non absorbable material to Mayos, surgical closure.
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Mex you can do , put a coin or flat non sharp object in long clothe and keep coin just above hernia and along belly , it will minimize chances of increasing size and obstruction of herniated gut. this support may also helpful reducing muscle surrounding weakness.
Wait and watch, for 2 years, usually settles by 2 years of age!!! avoid injury to the hernia- finger nails ( child's and caretakers) , diapers etc, that may cause infection!!
Avoid old era treatments like strapping a coin to the umbilicus and all!!!
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for all asymptotic umblical hernia can wait upto 2 yrs...most of them will resolve or significantly decrease...if not can plan for surgery.
for all asymptotic umblical hernia can wait upto 2 yrs...most of them will resolve or significantly decrease...if not can plan for surgery.
If asymptomatic, wait for 2 years. It generally resolves. If persistent after that period, it will need surgical repair
to wait for 1 year age if non symptomatic
if hernia opening doesn' t cause
only observation required untill 4 yrs of age. Surgery is not advised unless the hernia does not go away by the age of 4, becomes strangulated, or the hernia is very large and is therefore unlikely to close on it's own
it is non obsructive umbilical hernia, conservative strapping therapy..but it appears to be big ,surgery is best
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