Should my 15 month old daughter's umbilical hernia be removed?

Answer Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

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Is an umbilical hernia genetic?

Yes, It's congenital abnormality and is genetical related too.

Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Surgery?

I'm due to have a laparoscopy in June for a removal of a complex ovarian cyst, so I can tell you what I know so far from forums etc.They make 3-4 incisions (this varies for each procedure) one is f... Read More »

When do you have to operate on umbilical hernia?

Surgery is only necessary if the hernia is problematic. They normally go away on their own and the doctor will probably try to avoid surgery if its not serious. My daughter has had an umbilical he... Read More »

How much does umbilical hernia surgery cost?

About £2000 Laparoscopic surgery - about 1500$ Open surgery - about 1000$ in India In some counties, medical surgeries are free, in the UK for example, on the National Health Service.