Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Dianne | 2010-08-16

Q.

Reducible hernia

I suspect my son has one. He is 9 years old, and it has never bothered him. Should i have it seen to. He has it since birth.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You do not say where the hernia is. If it is in his groin this should be repaired. He should be seen by a paediatric surgeon.

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