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A 45-year-old member asked:

I'm feeling a pulling pain from my belly button down to my penis, help?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
One possible explanation is an abnormality of the urachus, which runs from the belly button to the top of the bladder. In the fetus it is an open pathway. It normally closes off completely prior to birth. If it doesn't, it can result in a connection between the two and cause pain.
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