A 38-year-old member asked:
What does it mean when your belly hurts and belly button is swollen ?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
surgery 28 years experience
Umbilical hernia: Those symptoms are usually due to a hernia. You should be evaluated by a physician. The physical examination alone can confirm the diagnosis most of the times. If it is indeed a hernia, it could be repaired with a surgical procedure.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Why is my belly button swollen and hurts ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Umblical Hernia?Inf?: We do not know your age as it says 2012 years old.Swollen and painful belly button may be due to unblical hernia which is obstructed or infection in that area and nees to be checked by your doctor who knows you from previous exams or go to er and get it checked.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2016
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