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A 46-year-old member asked:

What could be a pain that extends from belly button down to the penis?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Prostatitis/UTI: Lots of options, but in the absence of any trauma or obvious change to the penis itself, an inflamed prostate can cause you to have pain in your penis. It;s called referred pain. If your doctor examines your prostate and that exam causes the pain to occur, then that is the most likely cause. Hernia, bladder infection, GI problems are also possible. Time to call your doctor!

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A 41-year-old member asked:

I get a lil pain in between my belly button and penis what is it?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need more info.: Wnen do u get the pain, is it related to urination, what could trigger ; ru doing when u get pain, what aggravates or makes it better or worse ; is pain deep or supericial? You describe bladder pain, it it's in front, but colon ; rectum lie deep or behind. Thus detailed history ; physical examination required to provide any answer!.
A 35-year-old member asked:

I have a pulling pain from my belly button down to my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

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Dr. Gregory Carter
Urology 39 years experience
Poss urachal abn: One possibility 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 not, it can result in drainage from the belly button, or closed off cysts can form, which then can enlarge or get infected, causing pain.

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