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Belly Button Hurts To Touch
Infection: Some people have a small pocket at the base of their bellybutton. This can get infected which can cause the bleeding and pain. Please se your doctor. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes: Inflammation or presence of a hernia(umbilical hernia) are two possible causes of discomfort there. If there are associated redness and discharge infection is likely. A small lump is characteristic of a hernia. See your physician for diagno is and treatment as you shouldn't delay if the hernia is stuck(incarcerated) or if there is active inflammation/infection present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stabbing pain, 1-2 inches under belly button on right and left side. Swollen belly button, stomach feels heavy. Not constipated or gassy either.
Probably not: It is unlikely to develop IBS at 59. If you already have a diagnosis of IBS, then this pain cold be related. ...Read more
Irritation/infection: The redness signifies either irritation or infection. The former could be from allergy to clothing. If the area is itchy try applying a cortisone type ointment. If the reddened area burns or feels warm,apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin. If redness spreads, see your physician as oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.
Yes, it could: Why are you using peroxide in your belly button? Peroxide is actually too harsh a chemical for skin, particularly abrasions or skin infections. You could use diluted peroxide (at least 50% cold water, but why not use good old soapy water. If there is an open lesion on or near your belly button, peroxide is just too harsh. ...Read more
This may be UTI: Urinary tract infection can present like this, but it could also be several other issues. Go see a doctor and get this resolved. Good luck. ...Read more
Not usually: That is an unlikely cause unless you can specifically relate it to an injury. If it does not quickly resolve, have it evaluated. ...Read more
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