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what does it mean when your belly button is sore

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
See a dr: I am not sure of your problem but it could be an infection of some skin structure( like a boil) or it could be an umbilical hernia that is incarcerate ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: Pain near the belly button with associated diarrhea and worsening pain may be a sign of appendicitis have yourself examined.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take pregnancy test.: You may be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test and if you are, see a provider for prenatal care. If not, and you need birth control, or want to regulate ... Read More
A 55-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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can resu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: If cancer in abdomen, can have spread to umbilicus- belly button, or fluid in abdomen-ascites can fill, area. More commonly umbilical hernia.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would get checkeded: Out so that the reasons for pain can be determined ; a treatment plan can be developed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Appendix: That is where your appendix is, and you should consider going to get evaluated now. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/appendicitis/ds00274.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Umbilical Hernia: If your umbilical hernia is painful enough to consider taking medication for it, then it requires evaluation by a surgeon for repair. Start with your ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right sided pain. : In general, pregnancy itself should not cause pain. If you are concerned about being pregnant, you need to do a pregnancy test. Pregnancy and pain is ... Read More
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