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Can heavy lifting job cause umbilical hernia ?

Found an umbilical hernia bump 11 days after finishing a job were I did heavy lifting for months and noticed nausea and pain leading up to the discovery of the bump. Workmans compensation is trying to say it didnt happen at work. my question is can a hernia go unnoticed for days after the causing incident and what is the likely hood that the heavy lifting job caused it
Asked On : Sat, 12 Feb 2011
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Thanks for the query

SMall hernias can be missed for a few days and yess umbilical hernia can be caused by heavy weigh lifiting. NO doubt about that

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Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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