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Why does my belly button hurt?

Why does my belly button hurt?

Perhaps infection: try cleaning it with 1/2water/1/2 hydrogen peroxide and put topcial antibiotic ointment in it with cotton tip applicator. If not better see dermatologist ...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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Why right beside my belly button hurts?

Why right beside my belly button hurts?

Impaction?: People with deep 'innies' may slowly build up shedded old skin cells, bacteria and other 'lint' in the belly button (umbilicus), and it may become an impacted infected mass of material, that causes pain near the area, or foul odor, or abscess. That is one possibility. Of course, a careful physical exam should reveal the problem. ...Read more

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How come my belly button hurts so much?

How come my belly button hurts so much?

More details please: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. More details pls. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button hurt so badly?

Why does my belly button hurt so badly?

I don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

Belly Buttonitis: Well, if you've turned blue and it squeaks when you press it, you've turned into a Smurf doll. Otherwise, it could be a small smoldering infection, something stuck in there or maybe a small hernia in that area. Take a close look for redness, swelling,or stuff in there. Then there's the remote possibility you've been probed by aliens. Just be thankful it was your belly button... ...Read more

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Why does my belly button hurt and keep pussing ?

Why does my belly button hurt and keep pussing ?

Umphylitis: Chronic infection and/or inflammation of the umbilicus is most likely present. Try warm compresses,pat dry gently and apply an antibacterial,antifungal cream to see if it resolves. Your pharmacist can recommend the cream or ointment. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Belly button hurts when I stretch upward, why is that?

Belly button hurts when I stretch upward, why is that?

Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can result in discomfort or stretching in that area. ...Read more

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Is their something wrong when a mans belly button hurts?

Is their something wrong when a mans belly button hurts?

Umbilical hernia : Most likely have little hernia . You need to see your doctor
as soon as possible to make sure you have not incarcerated. ...Read more

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Belly button hurts, feels like a pin prick, what could it be?

Belly button hurts, feels like a pin prick, what could it be?

Belly button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Need examination. ...Read more

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Belly button hurts and stuff comes out of it what does it mean ?

Belly button hurts and stuff comes out of it what does it mean ?

Discharge?: Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts and i dont know why, inside and around it. Please help?

My belly button hurts and i dont know why, inside and around it. Please help?

Probably infected: There are accumulated dirt inside the belly button that tends to collect inside, so you need to clean this with cotton tipped applicators like when bathing to prevent infection. Sometimes the opening may dissect some more and you may need a surgeon to excise/drain it. ...Read more

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What is wrong with you if your belly button hurts to touch? I use peroxide in it to clean a lot.

Stop peroxide: First i'd try stopping the peroxide you're using a lot--you may be reacting to that. If it's not red, not having purulent discharge (pus), leave it alone and give it some time. If it's not improving, or if you get signs of an infection, please get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts when I poke it with q tip?

My belly button hurts when I poke it with q tip?

Stop poking it: If you notice the area to be warm, red, have fevers and/or chills get it checked out asap. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts after I cleaned it with alcohol?

My belly button hurts after I cleaned it with alcohol?

Alcohol dries: I'm not sure why you were cleaning your navel with alcohol. If you want to clean it out (and you don't have any open sores) consider hydrogen peroxide and a gentle swabbing with a q-tip. ...Read more

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This sharp intense pain from the belly button hurts me a lot. What is there?

No way to know: No way of telling without thorough history and physical. Go see a doctor if it gets worse or persists. Could be one of dozens of things. ...Read more

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The bottom of abdomen below the belly button hurts when i cough what is this?

The bottom of abdomen below the belly button hurts when i cough what is this?

Could be a hernia: Increasing pressure in the abdominal area can cause a defect in the abdominal wall muscular to become apparent, which is called a hernia. If there is a bulge that you feel, or mass, this may be the intestinal contents protruding through, called a 'ventral hernia.' this can be normal in babies, but should be evaluated by your doctor in an adult. ...Read more

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The area under my belly button hurts after doing situps? What can you pull near there?

The area under my belly button hurts after doing situps? What can you pull near there?

Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can result in discomfort or stretching in that area. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts and I have been having hot flashes. What could bethe cause of this?

My belly button hurts and I have been having hot flashes. What could bethe cause of this?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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I am eighteen and my uper left belly button hurts i don't have appendictes or kiddnet stones sexatuly actives please help?

I am eighteen and my uper left belly button hurts i don't have appendictes or kiddnet stones sexatuly actives please help?

Maybe a hernia: You could have a small hernia at that location. A hernia is a hole in the adominal wall through which can protrude abdominal contents. This is usually a small amount of fat, and it can be painful. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more

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Nothing too serious, but why does my belly button hurt a little after sex? It's very rare that it happens, but it hurts for a few seconds afterwards

Nothing too serious, but why does my belly button hurt a little after sex? It's very rare that it happens, but it hurts for a few seconds afterwards

Hernia?: You may have a small congenital umbilical hernia. Prolonged tightening of your abdominal muscles during sex could aggravate as small hernia. If the pain becomes persistent or you notice a lump in or around your belly button, see your physician. ...Read more

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Belly button hurts when i bend forward or use the bathroom it feels like a tug from inside.The pain is unbareable what is it and why is it happening?

Belly button hurts when i bend forward or use the bathroom it feels like a tug from inside.The pain is unbareable what is it and why is it happening?

Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness ; drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button hurts? Throbbing feeling

You : You may have a umbilical hernia. This means that a part of your intestines may have come through a defect into your umbilicus(belly button) thus causing pain. You will need your doctor to examine you and possibly order an us if this is suspected. If so, you may need surgical intervention.
Good luck. ...Read more

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