When do you have to operate on umbilical hernia?

Answer 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 »

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Can you have a normal pregnancy and birth with an umbilical hernia?

Answer I had my umbilical hernia surgically repaired when I was 5 years old (1973!). I've since had 4 children, two of which were a set of twins, all vaginal births and have had no complications. ... Read More »

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 »

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

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.