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Umbilical Hernia

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Hernias that take place near the belly button or the umbilicus is called paraumbilical or umbilical hernias. Typically, the hole shuts off in many cases after the baby is delivered. But in umbilical hernia, the stomach muscles fail to completely join together and the tissues and intestines surrounding the navel bulge through the weak spot near the umbilicus. Umbilical hernias can occur when stomach muscle opening that helps to let umbilical cord pass through ceases to completely close. Generally, umbilical hernias do not cause discomfort and it is painless. And although it can present to be large, it resolves on its own without proper hernia treatment when a child ages 2 and 3 years. But if an umbilical hernia is persistent at age 4, then it
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