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Lump on left side near belly button that's growing, yellowish discharge from umbilicus. Had 2 herniation surgery. Suggestions ?

hey doctor my aunt had had 2 previous herniation treating surgery , she had 3 childbirth surgeries and she had to put a net due to weak abdominal wall muscles ,, now she has a lump on her left side near her belly button it s getting bigger and started to hurt her , she also has yellowish discharge from her umbilicus , i am a medical student i ve examined her and i think her lump is non-reducible herniation
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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Thanks for query,
She had Umbilical hernia.As it is not reducible you should visit ER immediately.
The chances of recurrent incisional hernia must be ruled out as she had 3 previous surgeries.
Answered: Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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