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Dr. P. Jyoti, Consultant MD
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Experience:  17 yrs experience in treating OPD & Emergency patients.
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I think my umbilical hernia has reopened, I take medication

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I think my umbilical hernia has reopened
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I take medication for Crohn's also arthritis and degenerative disc Disease and angina
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I am allergic to buscopin metphomin labitalol and amitriptyline
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Customer: I take isosorbide 60mg verapamil 40mgx3 gabapentin 300 mg X3 lasemprozole 30mg atrovastatin80mg azathioprine 100mg tramadol 50mg
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 7 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** thank you for your question. I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

Please provide some more information so that I can provide you with a better informed answer.

What is your age and gender?

Have you been operated for umbilical hernia before? When?

What are your symptoms that make you think it has reopened?

Please provide this info and I will help you further with my answer.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
38 female
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
7weeks ago
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 7 days ago.

What makes you think it has opened up?

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 7 days ago.

It is not uncommon for hernias to recur after a surgery.

About 5 to 10 % of umbilical hernias recur after surgery.

However you need not worry about this immediately, it might not be a recurrence, the swelling may be due to other reasons like fluid collection.

You should consult your doctor, the one who did the surgery, at the earliest for this.

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 7 days ago.

Hope this resolves your query. If you need more help, just write back here so l can continue to assist. Stay safe!

Dr. P. Jyoti