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Q: Recently we observed that my nephew's umbilical chord became hard and it started protruding. He does not seem to be suffering from any pain. What should we do?

Prabhat (Gujrat, India)

A: Get in touch with a paediatric surgeon. Your child seems to have umbilical hernia, which may need surgical correction.

Dr. Balasubramanian

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