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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
You might have, but: Pain near belly-button (umbilicus) may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the app ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation ?: Crippling pain while defecating is not normal. No need to suffer. Go to your Doctor for a workup. Have you had a colonoscopy yet? Recommended at age 5 ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
45 years experience Family Medicine
Define "swelled": Could be just an "outie" or small hernia, or even infection - needs more deifnition.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The navel or: Umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fasci ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Hernia: In my experience the most commong cause is a hernia of the umbillicus or belly button. This can occur even in young women, often after pregnancy, aft ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Irritation: Chronic irritation of the base of the umbilicus or "belly button" can lead to a small area of inflammed and irritated tissue that can intermittantly b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Odd post : You get the most from this site when you provide background info on your health issue before asking a question. Background like how it started, how lo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Belly Button Bleeds: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequen ... Read More

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