Paraumbilical hernia

What is Paraumbilical hernia?

A paraumbilical (or umbilical) hernia is a protrusion of the abdominal contents, including mesenteric fat or bowel, through a weak point of the muscles or ligaments near the navel. It can lead to discomfort when fatty tissue gets trapped and a lump can be felt or seen. http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/23068760/ Whilst they are not usually life-threatening, routine surgical treatment is usually advised to prevent enlargement or strangulation or obstruction of the gut.

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hi doctor, this query is about my keyhole hernia operation which i underwent a month back. though am healing , still i get itching sometimes at the...

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Assuming you underwent key hole surgery for a paraumbilical hernia then there are many possibilities.
1. The process of fibrosis which causes...

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In my ultrasound scan report, there was 3 impression. 1. Fatty infiltration of liver 2. small left kidney 3 Paraumbilical hernia and further Doctor...

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Hi
Thank you asking HCM
With regards to your fatty liver you need to change your lifestyle to get rid of it like:
1.use foods reached in fibers,...

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When bending over or using abdominal muscle I sometimes get a severe cramp at the bottom of my sternum. If I push on it and sort of stretch it will...

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Hi,
this could be a small epigastric or paraumbilical hernia. This is not serious. It occurs when a gap develops in the muscle layer and a small...

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