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Sharp pulling pain in belly button

A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Uranus: There is an umbilical remnant called the urachus and it is a string attached to the belt button.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
See a physician: There are many possible causes including scarring from your C-section as well as a variety of other explanations. See your md for a complete exam.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Have an examination: Hard to tell without an examination. Is there a small bulge at the umbilicus? A small hernia is possible. See a doctor for an evaluation.
Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 46 years experience
Umbilical hernia: Most likely cause of your symptoms is an umbilical hernia with fat caught in it. Do you notice a bulge in the umbilicus? A simple physical exam should... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Can't tell: Can't tell over the Internet. It could be GYN related, or it could be a bowel or bladder problem. It sounds like you need to see your gynecologist rig... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Stones: The pain around umbilical area going to uethra, sharp pain likely is urethral / ureteral stones.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sharp umbilical pain: Can be a lot. Can be constipation, early appendicitis, pancreatitis, gastritis, spigelian hernia even from ovary or UTI, Would follow up today with ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Call your surgeon: Could be a variety of things such as normal healing, a hernia, or even an infection. Infection typically with red skin. Hernia often associated with a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
See your doc: This should be evaluated. Hernia would be a concern, or it may be nothing to worry about, but get it checked out.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
GERD: Acid reflux is common and so are ulcers. You have symptoms that are compatible with both and you should be evaluated by your healthcare provider.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not usually: That is an unlikely cause unless you can specifically relate it to an injury. If it does not quickly resolve, have it evaluated.
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