A 26-year-old male asked:

For the past few days i have been experiencing a burning in my belly button and it's starting to swell a bit. it hurts mostly when i bend down on get up when i touch it it's sore right on top of my belly button and i get a sharp pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You may have infection in the depth of the belly button. Clean it out with a Q tip and apply antibiotic ointment like Neosporin. If that does not help in a week or so it would be prudent to see your doctor. Wish you good health!
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