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Hernia, umbilical

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Introduction
A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.
How umbilical hernia repair is carried out
Umbilical hernia repair is a fairly quick and simple operation. It usually takes about 20-30 minutes and you or your child will usually be able to go home on the same day.
Recovering from umbilical hernia repair
You or your child will usually be able to go home the same day as having an umbilical hernia repair.
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