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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, and pain.
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I have a problem my dad has got a umbilical hernia and as i

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Hello i have a problem my dad has got a umbilical hernia and as i have read about it it can cause serious problems can you help me, advise what shoukd he do about it pmease i think the operation is necessary true?
Submitted: 21 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 21 days ago.

Hi again

Is the hernia giving him any problems now?

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
pain
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 21 days ago.

Then it needs to be surgically repaired now before it becomes more serious

It's a fairly simple operation