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Hernia below breast. Why does it locomote to belly button area? Is the pain and jagging normal?

i have a hernia which i was told under my breastbone and have jaggin most of the time it moves down toward my belly button and sometimes though to my lungs or shoulder blades is it serious as i worry alot about it as when it starts it lasts 4 maybe 2 till 3 weeks, i have been on about 6 kinds of stomach tablets but they dont help, how long should the pain or jaggin last for as normal.
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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Hi, thanks for using Healthcaremagic .

Any hernia should be corrected surgically to repair defect which allows intestines to move outside abdomen.

On long term basis, there are chances of complication, which becomes a emergency to operate early.

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