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Doctor insights on: A Bruised Belly Button While Pregnant

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Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What to do if I have this burning bruising pain above my belly button and I'm 8 months pregnant what could it be?

What to do if I have this burning bruising pain above my belly button and I'm 8 months pregnant what could it be?

Benign: Usually results from the stretch or tearing of the ligaments inside the wall of the abdomen (remnants of old blood vessels) ...Read more

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I had surgery for an ectopic pregnancy and now I'm bruising under my belly button should I go back to the hospital?

I had surgery for an ectopic pregnancy and now I'm bruising under my belly button should I go back to the hospital?

That depends.: If you are having a lot of bruising -- like deep, dark, extensive, purple bruising that is extending -- then there is cause for concern. There is a certain amount of bruising that is expected with any surgery -- that's just blood that has escaped the vessels and is visible in the skin for a while until it is reabsorbed. If you are feeling faint or have other trouble, then you might get it checked. ...Read more

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Nausea hard under belly button negative pregnancy rest. Tender beast could i be pregnant?

Nausea hard under belly button negative pregnancy rest. Tender beast could i be pregnant?

Unlikely: Unless it's too early for the pregnancy test to be positive. If you've had unprotected sex and your period is late, repeat the hpt. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant & since yesterday, above my belly button & to the right is tender. Only when I sit up and press on it. What could this be?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant & since yesterday, above my belly button & to the right is tender. Only when I sit up and press on it. What could this be?

Need an exam: At 5 weeks the pregnancy is very tiny. Your uterus is still normal size well hidden behind the pubic bone. A pain that high up on your abdomen is not going to be related to pregnancy. Schedule a visit to start your prenatal care and to have this pain evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm 37 weeks pregnant and my belly button has become very sore what's causing it my stomach is tender too?

I'm 37 weeks pregnant and my belly button has become very sore what's causing it my stomach is tender too?

At 37 weeks: Please let your OB doc check u, belly button can be sore form the fundus pushing on it or sometimes u can get an umbilical hernia, your OB doc needs to check u. ...Read more

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Is sticking my finger in my belly button while pregnant ok? I don't do it hard i just do it to feel it.

Is sticking my finger in my belly button while pregnant ok? I don't do it hard i just do it to feel it.

Funny is: That is where your mom use to feed you through the umbilical cord. Make sure there is no injury, you should be fine! ...Read more

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I habbc e bruising round my belly button?

I habbc e bruising round my belly button?

Get it examined: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A bruise on your abdomen could be due to a clotting disorder, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination. If it persists you need to get it examined. ...Read more

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Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

No, itchy belly: Button does not signal pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. Take care. ...Read more

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How come I have bruising around my belly button?

Injections?: Are you injecting Lovenox (enoxaparin) or blood thinners by your belly button? Can you be more specific with your medical history or symptoms? ...Read more

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Pregnant with belly button pain during urination.

Pregnant with belly button pain during urination.

Call your OB MD: Call your OB MD and get checked for a urinary tract infection and be certain that the baby is O.K. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy bring out hernia in belly button in adults?

Does pregnancy bring out hernia in belly button in adults?

Yes: Pregnancy can cause a protrusion or hernia to form at the umbilicus. It may resolve after the pregnancy, and if it persists after pregnancy then can see a general surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the bruised-looking purple circle around my belly button?

What is the bruised-looking purple circle around my belly button?

Several possible : Pigmentation common to pregnancy can occur on belly, linea nigra, which may include button. A hernia with superficial blood vessels may give that appearance. A bruise is possible as a protruding tummy takes a lot of hits. ...Read more

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I'm 14 weeks pregnant and I have a pain by my belly button is that normal?

I'm 14 weeks pregnant and I have a pain by my belly button is that normal?

Abdominal pain: As you progress along in pregnancy various pains are common. If you are not having fever, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps or bleeding probably safe to rest and see if the pain improves. ...Read more

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Would your stomach hurt below or above your belly button if you are pregnant?

Would your stomach hurt below or above your belly button if you are pregnant?

Any of above: Belly pain is not a great indicator of pregnancy. Women can have minor cramping below the belly button, above the belly button, and many women have no discomfort at all. The best way to know if you're pregnant is to do an at home pregnancy test. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am 14 weeks pregnant and I have a pain by my belly button. Is that normal?

I am 14 weeks pregnant and I have a pain by my belly button. Is that normal?

No: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of an obstetrician. If you do not have a doctor, contact the local chapter of Planned Parenthood for assistance. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant I poked my belly button on metal door jamb did I hurt my baby?

35 weeks pregnant I poked my belly button on metal door jamb did I hurt my baby?

Probably not: Your baby is well protected by your skin layer, uterine layer, and amniotic fluid. A bump from a door jamb is unlikely to generate enough force to cause damage. However, go to l&d if you have decreased fetal movements, cramping, pain that is increasing, or any vaginal bleeding. Even though unlikely, an abruption (placental separation)is what we worry about from any trauma. Check with your OB too. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my belly button to itch ~11 weeks pregnant with my first child?

Is it normal for my belly button to itch ~11 weeks pregnant with my first child?

Possible: Pruritis (itching) during pregnancy is possible. Not most common symptom, but definitely possible. Sometimes it can be very intense. Interestingly enough, during pregnancy a whole range of different things take place that would never do otherwise. ...Read more

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I am 26 weeks pregnant and having pain just above belly button what can it be from?

I am 26 weeks pregnant and having pain just above belly button what can it be from?

Common: This is most often from the growing uterus stretching the abdominal wall, and is uncomfortable but not worrisome. If you feel a bulge, it could be a hernia which you should mention to your obgyn. ...Read more

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I'm 22 weeks pregnant and I started having some pain in my belly button what could it be?

I'm 22 weeks pregnant and I started having some pain in my belly button what could it be?

A couple things: It could be contractions, it could be gallbladder pain, it could just be gas pain. The Best course of action is call your OB and describe it and any other symptoms you have. ...Read more

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I'm 19 weeks & 3 days pregnant. I'm having a burning sensation near my belly button. Is this normal?

Belly button: It is important to remember that your belly button is not related to your current pregnancy. When you were a baby your umbilical cord was attached to your placenta. Your babies umbilical cord is attached to its belly button. Your belly button is not involved. Umbilical hernias can occur during pregnancy. If you see or feel a bulge around your belly button have your obgyn check it out. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more