The Best Umbilical Hernia Treatment In Mumbai
An umbilical hernia takes place when the abdominal wall fails to join accurately, designed to allow some bowel or fatty tissue to bulge through a weak spot in the abdominal wall near the navel.
In most cases, causes of umbilical hernia occur when putting too much pressure on the weaker section of the abdominal wall involving obesity, fluid in the abdominal cavity, multiple pregnancies, previous abdominal surgery, and heavy cough.
In general, the symptoms of umbilical hernia must be experienced, which include abdominal discomfort, which becomes painful, does not decrease when lying down or under light pressure, occurs alongside vomiting, swells up, and becomes discolored.
In the case of children over the age of two years, doctors will recommend surgery when the hernia is more than 1.5 cm, reducing intestinal movement, the hernia causes pain, and skin discoloration occurs at the hernia site. However, the Umbilical hernia will resolve within two years, and treatment will not be necessary. Adults require surgery because they have a lower chance of healing their own than children.
What are the complications of an umbilical hernia?
There is a rare chance of any complications in children. Usually, complications that occur in adults include redness or other discoloration, constipation, nausea and vomiting, fever, a bulging lump in the abdomen, severe abdominal pain, and tenderness.
What are surgical risks?
If you face these issues like infection at the wound site, fever, recurrence of the hernia, headache, numbness in the legs, or vomiting then contact the doctor.
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