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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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Tingiling vibrationsensation in right stomach next to belly button no pain no swelling nothing? Any worries?

Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
25M people helped
Tingiling vibrationsensation in right stomach next to belly button no pain no swelling nothing? Any worries?

Ned to see doctor: Have to see a doctor for examination and tests to find the cause.Then you don't have to worry ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
Board Certified, General Surgery
24 years in practice
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ron Eaker
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Why do I have belly button pain?

Dr. Ron Eaker
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

Dr. Ron Eaker
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
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What can be the cause for sharp belly button pain? I rarely get these anymore, but it worsens when bending backwards or going to the bathroom?

Dr. Kenneth Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
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What can be the cause for sharp belly button pain? I rarely get these anymore, but it worsens when bending backwards or going to the bathroom?

Hernia: Is hernia possible soft bulge within umbilicus. Belly button does not commonly hurt unless infection or hernia. ...Read more

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Dr. Heather Joyce
Board Certified, Pediatrics
10 years in practice
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Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Dr. Heather Joyce
Board Certified, Pediatrics
10 years in practice
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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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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
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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 ?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
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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 ?

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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Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
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Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
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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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