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What does it mean when your belly button is sore

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
General Surgery 42 years experience
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 22-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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
I think you should try to ask a specific health question. For example, I have constipation or I have belly button pain, then provide details
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Rarely: If cancer in abdomen, can have spread to umbilicus- belly button, or fluid in abdomen-ascites can fill, area. More commonly umbilical hernia.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Would get checkeded: Out so that the reasons for pain can be determined ; a treatment plan can be developed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Appendix: That is where your appendix is, and you should consider going to get evaluated now. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/appendicitis/ds00274.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
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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