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    Can umbilical hernia cause persistent vomiting in a child?

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Posted on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: Hello, this image belongs to my 6weeks old daughter whose naval is outside. please check image and suggest.
she has the vomiting problem for last 4weeks, no improvement after medicine too.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Umbilical hernia

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
I have reviewed the photographs.
This seems to be umbilical hernia which is a congenital anomaly in the baby.
It is association with many symptoms like vomiting, pain abdomen , gastric distension.
It will be corrected by surgery only, medicines will not work.
I will suggest you to consult a pediatric gastroenterologist as soon as possible for proper examination, investigations and treatment accordingly.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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