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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Redness inside belly button. No pain, itching or discharge?

Redness inside belly button. No pain, itching or discharge?

No problem: Likely just a friction phenomenon. You can try a barrier (lotion/cream) moisturizer but the old school mantra holds. . . no pain, no itching, no discharge = no problem. ...Read more

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Belly button is red no pain or discharge and is not itchy been 5 days?

IkeM928: We unfortunately don't have your age, but mild inflammation around the umbilicus is not uncommon, and usually caused by not drying well when exiting the shower or bath, to sweating in hot climates, but the important issue is not to mistake that for a periumbilical hernia, where there is usually swelling and pain as well. Keep it dry, report changes AND SWELLING and apply bacitracin ointment. Thanks ...Read more

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I have pcos and I have a lot of pain under my belly button. Pain on my back to. I had ones milky discharge.?

I have pcos and I have a lot of pain under my belly button. Pain on my back to. I had ones milky discharge.?

Pain and discharge: Pcos is associated with irregular cycles, ovarian cysts and irregular bleeding. With regard to the pain under your belly button, this is not specific and could be anything from a bladder infection to appendicitis and should be evaluated by your doctor.

With regard to the milky discharge, the most likely causes are yeast infections or something called BV (a common infection as well). Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have belly button pain?

Why do I have belly button pain?

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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Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

No: Haven't seen that one unless it is a herpes lesion that could have been transmitted ...Read more

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Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Needs more info: Pain in the belly button can a sign of infection or an object in the belly button. If you are talking about abdominal pain around the belly button, the most common causes are constipation and high acid in the stomach. Seek medical care if the child develops fever, severe pain, persistent vomiting, bloody diarrhea, or pain in the right lower part of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD?

I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD?

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 NOW. ...Read more

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About two inches down and four inches over to the left (my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

About two inches down and four inches over to the left (my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

Abdominal pain: Left sided abdominal pain may be from colitis, diverticulitis, kidney problems and any irritation to the skin may be contributing to this also. Need more information from the patient to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

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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Can cancer and belly button pain be related at all?

Rarely: If cancer in abdomen, can have spread to umbilicus- belly button, or fluid in abdomen-ascites can fill, area.
More commonly umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Umbilical Hernia: If your umbilical hernia is painful enough to consider taking medication for it, then it requires evaluation by a surgeon for repair. Start with your primary care and ask for referral. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be? Thank you

My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be? Thank you

Need more details: Belly button pain sounds like a chronic thing. Fever may not have anything to do with the belly button pain. He may have a viral illness. Best to get him seen by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a slight swelling redness just above my belly button...pain when stretching. Otherwise no pain...i am 32 yes male?

Umbilicus: The umbilicus is often the site of infection and this may cause the discomfort. Have the area cleaned with a mild soap and apply an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin or neosporin to see if the inflammation resolves. Consult your physician as needed. ...Read more

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Is belly button pain an enlarged liver?

Not necessarily.: Sometimes pain in the vicinity of the naval can be early appendicitis which can then migrate to the left lower quadrant of the abdomen. If you have significant pain please seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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How to properly treat belly button pain after pregnancy?

Would get checkeded: Out so that the reasons for pain can be determined ; a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Appendix: That is where your appendix is, and you should consider going to get evaluated now.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/appendicitis/ds00274. ...Read more

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Pain in belly button. Pain when I urinate and sometimes bleeds (a little)?

? infection: Should see your dr / urgent care for exam and urinalysis to see if have urinary tract infection...Or any other "male infection" if at risk due to unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to experience brief belly button pain in early pregnancy?

Unrelated: Your belly button is not related to you being pregnant. Your belly button was connected when you were a fetus. It is not involved in your current pregnancy. ...Read more

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Daughter complaung of belly button pain goin to groin area what can be the cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Right sided pain.: In general, pregnancy itself should not cause pain. If you are concerned about being pregnant, you need to do a pregnancy test. Pregnancy and pain is a concerning combination and you need to be evaluated by your OB GYN right away. Most of the time, the source of pain associated with a pregnancy is benign but there are certain conditions that are very serious. ...Read more

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Belly button pain and burning, for several days. Wouldn't I have fever if it was something serious?

Not always.: If it is a superficial infection, no fever is a usual symptom. B sure 2 keep ur bellybutton clean ; use an antibiotic ointment. If continues, c ur pcp? ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp belly button pain. And a very sharp pain below my belly. This happens twice a day....always unable to walk?

I have a severe sharp belly button pain. And a very sharp pain below my belly. This happens twice a day....always unable to walk?

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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Pain in rectus adominous to left and slightly above belly button pain radiates but is more acute when pressed by 2 finger tips?

See your physician: The symptoms that you are describing could be due to a variety of causes. The best thing to do would be to make an appointment with your primary care physician so that he/she can conduct an appropriate physical examination. ...Read more

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PLEASE ANSWER! Belly button pain but only when I move/stretch. If I stay still I'm fine. I'm on period. Is it related? Should I be VERY worried?

PLEASE ANSWER! Belly button pain but only when I move/stretch. If I stay still I'm fine. I'm on period. Is it related? Should I be VERY worried?

Not urgent: Mid-lower abdominal pain with pelvic movement suggests symphysis pubis, SP, subluxation with SP ligament strain/pain. Menses-associated hormone Relaxin engenders loose pelvic ligaments; more likely to manifest in those with Hypermobility Syndrome, HS, or if loose sacroiliac joint & concommitent low back pain. Panic attacks oft occur with HS & is known relationship HS & evolution of fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Very mild discomfort felt behind my belly button Not around it Directly behind my belly button pain isn't severe Only felt when bending over or peeing?

See a doctor: It could be many things, from umbilical hernia to an abnormal communication between the bladder and the belly button. My advice is to go and ask a doctor to examine you. ...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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Belly button pain traveling to groin area in. 12 yr old?

Could be...: A hernia. Have a doctor examine him to see if this may be the case. ...Read more

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What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain (only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain (only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

Numerous: There are many viruses that can cause such symptoms. However, such a presentation is not limited to viruses but could be bacterial or parasites. In fact many bacterial causes of intestinal infection such as campylobacter (the most common) self resolve in such a time frame. When talking viral infections, they generally are self limiting. The key thing to remember: many viral and nonviral causes ...Read more

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I had 2 beer last night, this morning I have severe pain in my abdomen an inch or two above belly button. Pain is constant but gets worse if resting?

See your doctor: The combination of ibuprofen and alcohol can cause more stomach irritation than either of them alone, and you could have esophagitis, gastritis or duodenitis, inflammation of those areas. This inflammation can lead to ulcers and/or bleeding as well. It may be gall bladder and unrelated. I would see your doctor as soon as possible or go to an urgent care center. ...Read more

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I have a belly button pain on right side, acid reflux, growling abdomen, pain under right rib cage?

I have a belly button pain on right side, acid reflux, growling abdomen, pain under right rib cage?

Gallstones?: This could be any number of problems involving the stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, . A full history and physical along with diagnostic testing and imaging is recommended. ...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