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Umbilical hernia repair - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Children can usually go home within one to two days of an umbilical hernia repair. Recurrence is rare.

Review Date 1/10/2017

Updated by: David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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