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A 26-year-old male asked:

My belly button is very sore beneath the skin. ?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See Doctor: See a doctor if very sore to see if localized to the bellybutton such as an infection that can be serious or referred to there and deeper.Does it look red or swollen .Any draiange.
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A 50-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when you are sore above the belly button?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 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 (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Bladder or UTI symptoms? Constipated? Local trauma?
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