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Old 08-30-2003, 03:31 PM   #1
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I know this sounds crazy but I think my husband has a tumor coming through his belly button - either that or it has herniated.

He has always been a heavy drinker - actually although he doesn't drink that much anymore he does have about a six pack a day - I would classify him as an alcoholic - and in the last few years has gotten quite a beer belly. He will never go to the doctor unless he is in intense pain.

I have read that it could be an umbilical hernia because of fluid build up if he has cirrohsis. I don't know if he has cirrohsis but he did have hepatitis (alcohol induced) a while back and pancreatitis. I don't know what a hernia would look like as opposed to a tumor.

I am really worried about this but he doesn't want to hear about it and definitely will not go to the doctor.

Has anyone had something like this or known anyone with a similar problem?

Thanks

 
Old 09-25-2003, 08:40 AM   #2
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I have something similar. I'm going to the dermatologist today. I would suggest that your husband do the same.

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Old 09-25-2003, 11:09 AM   #3
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The only way my husband will ever go to the doctor is if he is in intense pain or unconscious.

Let me know what your doctor says. Thanks.

 
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