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Can umbilical hernia cause nausea?

I've been sick to my stomach for almost 8 weeks. My doctors have done numerous amount of tests. The last test I had done was a CT scan on my abdominal and pelvic area. The only thing that he found was that I have an umbilical hernia but didn't think much of it. Is it possible that an umbilical hernia is the reason why I've been feeling nauseous for two weeks?

Related Topics: Hernia, Nausea, Stomach, Pelvic Area
 

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Not very likely. Umbilical hernias -- at least the small ones -- are usually asymptomatic.  Eight weeks of nausea is not likely related to an umbilical hernia, so keep looking for the cause/reason. Don't let your doctors throw in the towel....

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