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my belly button is distended

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Umbelical hernea: It is umbilical hernia. Need to see a sureon to get fixed. It can strangulate and be necrotic....

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Belly button pain!: From this short description i would guess that this is an umbilical or abdominal wall hernia. If this is hurting then you have little other options b ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Although appendectomy via lap is a relatively minor procedure, the degree of its related peripheral effects may widely vary and linger, like those fro ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
IBS: Possibly irritable bowel syndrome with constipation predominant symptoms. Please work with your physician to optimize bowel movements and rule out oth ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info.: At times we need more information and need to examine the patient to figure out some problems. This could be a mild gastritis and the right med could ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Belly button: Perhaps you have a small hernia called an umbilical hernia that sometimes develops. Usually it is not a major concern. Discuss it with your doctor o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Contact dermatitis: The most common cause i see for itching in that area is allergy to a metal, usually nickel. Most people wear a metal belt buckle, or have a metal snap ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Perhaps infection: try cleaning it with 1/2water/1/2 hydrogen peroxide and put topcial antibiotic ointment in it with cotton tip applicator. If not better see dermatolog ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Hernia?: If you have a lump or bulge at the umbilicus, you may have an umbilical hernia. See a doctor for an examination.
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