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What does it mean if you have a deep belly button?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Collector: You will be a collector of lots of lint. You are perfectly normal.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Belly button bulges out. .What could that mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
This could represent: An umbilical hernia. Have it checked medically.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What does a big out belly button mean?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Navel: The navel is a scar where the umbilical cord was once attached. Around 90% of people have a depression (innie) ; about 10% have a protrusion (outie). It is reported that a protruding navel develops because of more abundant skin remaining after the umbilical cord is separated. If you have a new or large protrusion - that could be an umbilical hernia which would merit medical evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when my belly button pops out?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Navel: The navel is a scar where the umbilical cord was once attached. Around 90% of people have a depression (innie) ; about 10% have a protrusion (outie). It is reported that a protruding navel develops because of more abundant skin remaining after the umbilical cord is separated. A naval that pops out may be consistent with an umbilical hernia which would warrant medical eval.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when your belly button itchs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Navel infection.: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when your belly button is swelled up?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Winganswered
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Infection?: Need more information, but the things that come to mind include infection/cellulitis vs. Skin reaction. Was there any trauma, or is there a piercing that is infected? Is there any associated rash or blisters or hives?

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