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Q. 8 to 10 week old db kitten found has a bump on belly where umbicole cord was ok or danger

A. This is quite common and is seldom any significant danger and is almost certainly an umbilical hernia. If it is small and firm and non-painful monitor for any changes, if you can push the contents back into her belly you should get it checked by a vet to assess the risk of any internal organs getting stuck in the hernia which could cause complications requiring urgent surgery. Any pain or discomfort in this area or any abdominal colic signs will need emergency treatment but this extreme is very uncommon

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LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

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