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sore belly button

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
An infection brewing: It seems that you have an infection there. Unfortunately, some have a very deep belly-button hole which can trap moisture/debris and can get infected. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast infection??: Yeast like to grow in warm moist areas like a "belly button" (umbilicus) also in the groin. axilla, vagina etc. Make an appointment with your family p ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey estelle Zietsman
Specializes in General Practice
Umbilical hernia?: It sounds like an umbilical hernia. You should see a surgeon to get it repaired.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal: The appendectomy done through umbilical port site, hernia, urachal cyst, hernia at surgical site can all be local problems. General surgeon is a go ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Abd pain/late period: Check urine HCG . Could be lots of things related and unrelated to pregnancy. Usually early pregnancy does not cause abdominal pain, the constipation ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Stitch granuloma: Some times the stitch irritates try to come to surfce called stitch granuloma or stitch abscess, see your surgeon he will remove it and soreness will ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Sheppeck
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Needs further eval: A very unusual place to develop a wound...Any prior abdominal surgery?..Any history of crohn's disease or ulceratvie colitis?...I would see a dermatol ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: A painful, red belly button is likely infected, and may also be symptomatic of a hernia there, if swollen. See a doctor promptly for antibiotics and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Different reasons: It's hard to say based on your description. The best way is to see your pcp and have ua and culture done.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots possible here: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your lower abdomen ... Read More

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