Umbilical hernia

A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. Most hernias are in the abdomen.There are several types of hernias, including Inguinal, in the groin. This is the the most common type. Umbilical, around the belly button Incisional, through a scarHiatal, a small opening in the diaphragm that allows the upper part of the stomach to move up into the chest. Congenital diaphragmatic, a birth defect that needs surgeryHernias are common. They can affect men, women, and children. A combination of muscle weakness and straining, such as with heavy lifting, might contribute. Some people are born with weak abdominal muscles and may be more likely to get a hernia.Treatment is usually surgery to repair the opening in the muscle wall. Untreated hernias can cause pain and health problems.

Disease Alternative Name

hernia
congenital diaphragmatic hernia
diaphragmatic hernia
enterocele
inguinal hernia
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Umbilical hernia 1 year old girl child. Noticeable since 6 months of age. It's reducible. I want to discuss with respect...See More

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Started treatment. Will post feedback after improvement.


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this 32 days old baby presented with excessive cry since morning and parents noticed swelling on both inguinal area. umb...See More

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B/l bubanocele with umbilical hernia. As the umbilical hernia is non reducible, strangulation should be taken into consideration! Is he having fever? If the strangulated hernia is infected, Paed surgical opinion


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