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Belly button hole is shrinking as I get fatter. How to clean it?

Belly button hole is shrinking as I get fatter. How to clean it?

Lose weight use Qtip: Obesity has become the #1 health problem in us. Is the major cause of type 2 diabetes, preventable heart & arterial disease & later in age need for hip and/or knee replacement. So please get on a program to reduce your caloric intake. You may feel great at the moment, but health problems will start insideously. Using a moist q-tip is perfectly safe to use in the belly button. ...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


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I have a soft/hard lump 5 inches from my belly button on the right side. When im not touch it, the size shrinks and get soft. Its 3 inches long? Info?

I have a soft/hard lump 5 inches from my belly button on the right side. When im not touch it, the size shrinks and get soft. Its 3 inches long? Info?

Hernia: would need more information but sounds like it might be a hernia. If you are not experiencing pain then schedule to see your doctor to evaluate. If you have pain and increased swelling in the area go to urgent care. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Can your belly button get unfolded? I was afraid when i clean my belly button. And can you fold it back if its unfolded?

Can your belly button get unfolded? I was afraid when i clean my belly button. And can you fold it back if its unfolded?

Not permanent: By all means keep your belly button clean. In folding it will not be permanent. The hygiene factor will be appreciated. Great job. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of that fat underneath your belly button?

What can I do to get rid of that fat underneath your belly button?

Belly Blubber: Get rid of abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Weight training can help build muscle which helps to increase your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid if fat under belly button ?

Can you tell me how to get rid if fat under belly button ?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Hi my problem is smelly belly button I clean all time but can't get rid of it what shall I do ?!

Smelly Belly Button: Smelly belly button can be due to growth of bacteria and fungus as it does not get enough air and stays moist and swetty, it happens more often to people who are obese and lot of fat in the belly area, but can happen to others as well. To get rid of it you need to clean it thoroghly when you take a bath/shower and dry it with a hairdryer everyday and repeat daily, you will be able to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Unusual watery discharge from the depths of my belly button...How do I get rid of it? I've cleaned it, dried it. Nothing seems to work.

Unusual watery discharge from the depths of my belly button...How do I get rid of it? I've cleaned it, dried it. Nothing seems to work.

See answer: Infection/irritation is most common cause of bellybutton discharge but a persistent watery discharge as you describe suggests the more uncommon cause known as "urachal remnant." before birth, there is a connection between the bellybutton and the bladder, called the urachus, which normally closes before birth. A patent (open) urachus allows urine to drain from bladder to navel. See md for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise to get rid of a little fat under the belly button on your stomach?

What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise to get rid of a little fat under the belly button on your stomach?

All exercise is good: You need to lose weight. For this you must eat less and exercise more. But calorie rich food is the main culprit.. Exercise alone would not make you lose much weight unless you also cut down on calories. Eat healthy foods which are low in calories such as veggies, fruits and grains. Avoid high sugared foods, meats, fried foods and dairy. Then you will have a flat belly in a couple of months.. ...Read more

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My arms and neck are super skinny, but the area below my belly button is still fat! how do I get rid of this pot belly?

My arms and neck are super skinny, but the area below my belly button is still fat! how do I get rid of this pot belly?

Pot belly: For a flat abdomen eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more