What is a umbilical hernia?

Due to weakness in the muscles close to the naval region,the inner wall of the area gives way.This makes space for the innards to push into the cavity causing pain.Sometimes t (MORE)
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Is repairing an umbilical hernia optional?

Repair of an umbilical hernia in an adult is usually considered elective surgery . The patient's surgeon may recommend the procedure, however, on the grounds that hernias in a (MORE)

Is diaphragmatic hernia the same as umbilical hernia?

Absolutely not! An umbilical hernia happens fairly often. It needs no surgery and will close on it's own within the babies first year. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia is where (MORE)
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What is a umbilical hernia repair?

It is a type of surgical operation. Umbilical hernias are when some in the abdomen - most often part of the small intestine pushes its way through your stomach muscles and for (MORE)