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A 33-year-old member asked:

Belly button hurts and stuff comes out of it what does it mean ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Discharge?: Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur.

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What does it mean when I touch the top of my belly button it hurts, but when I don't touch it doesn't hurt? Could it be something serious?

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Dr. Thomas Bozzuto
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Several things: Very localized pain at the top of your belly button could mean a small abscess (pimple). Is there any redness? Could be a small umbilical hernia. (Is there any puffiness?) If this has been going on for a long period of time, is is associated with other symptoms? Diarrhea,etc.? Most umbilical pain is related to bowel disorders, kidney disorders, infections, etc. Some can be serious. Check with Dr.
A 18-year-old male asked:

What does it mean when your belly button is bleeding and hurts when you bend over to pick something up?

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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Something in it: If it hurts and bleeds, it means you have an active lesion in it, either an infection or a skin lesion. You'd better get it checked out by your physician to get the appropriate treatment soon.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Why there's stuff coming out of my belly button?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Infection/irritation: Most likely infection/ irritation. Have your doc take a look at it. Have you had it pierced?
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A male asked:

My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
May be hernia but: This may be a hernia but it may be OK and not a medical problem. If this is a new problem would advise you discuss with your physician

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