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what is outy belly button

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wgt loss, surgery: If you are pregnant or overweight, it may resolve with wgt loss or birth of your child. If you've always had an 'outy', talk to a plastic surgeon.

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
No: There's a ligament from the back of the belly button to deep inside the body-- as people grow, the belly button will always pull backwards and become ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hernis: Umbilical hernia can be repaired. See your doctor to get referral to surgeon. Repairs are appropriate after the age of 3 to 5.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Certaily: If you are ready to pay up for elective surgery, you can look for a cosmetic surgeon to do the procedure. Many other surgeons could probably do this, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Umbilical hernia: Can lead to an outy. Genetics can cause an outy. Other than that not sure what other factors lead to it as it is only a cosmetic concern...
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Maybe hernia: Sometimes an.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not necessarily.: An "outie" navel does not necessarily mean that you have an umbilical hernia. Ask your doctor to perform a physical exam to evaluate. If you do have ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Luck of the draw.: You don't get to choose.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Pick up the phone...: ...And arrange an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon. This is your safest and most reliable option. Then please determine whether the expense and re ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: You have developed an umbilical hernia. Sometimes this can be caused by ascites, an abnormal fluid collection in the abdomen. Best to show it to a s ... Read More
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