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Belly Button Tickling
I have a weird tingling but sharp pain from my left side belly button down and I have had this for two days now the pain comes n goes but the tingling?
Tingling and pain: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, did you ever had history of kidney stones? Do you have any Urinary symptoms as of now (pain during urination, excessive urination), any history of prostate issues? Any diarrhea or nausea? Please provide me the answers do that I can assist you further. Thank you ...Read more
I have a numb tingling feeling on the right side of my belly button. It's not painful but uncomfortable. What can it be?
Mind perception of: Signals from skin to brain, Study: https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=homonculous. We learn to interpret sensations over time by association & practice, routinely taking the fantastic complexity for granted. Additional issue: whatever we mentally focus on usually increases in perceived importance (within our mind), especially if associated with fear vs pleasure (a key basis for addictive behaviors). ...Read more
Whenever I put my finger inside my belly button, there's a weird tingling sensation in my vagina. Why is that?
Shared nerves: They share similar innervation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had urethral pain for 6 days but it went away. Have had tingling in belly button and tip of penis for 3 days since the pain ended. What could this be?
Maybe nothing...: Possibly urethritis (i.e. an STD), but probably not unless you also had abnormal discharge of pus or mucus. And urethritis would not be likely to clear up so quickly without treatment. Or maybe you passed a stone? Or non-STD urinary tract infection (very rare at your age). If the symptoms do not return, probably nothing need be done. But see your doctor if pain returns or other symptoms show up. ...Read more
Since my blighted ovum 4 months ago, I get a very bloated belly and tingling under my belly button a few days before my regular periods. Why?
Tingling from belly button to vagina kinda wanted to push had to pee a lot but very little I wiped and there were pink spots only lasted an hour?
C section 4 months ago (bikini incision) is it normal when touched for numb/tingling sensation & slight discomfort to be from scar up to belly button?
Yes, skin nerves: Those are cutaneous (skin) nerves that were cut at the C/section that are regenerating. ...Read more
Getting ultras for AAA 2morow. Have tingling sensation in abdomen belly button tip of penis. Feel need to pee. Also suffer from anxiety. Please help?
The ultrasound will see and size the abdominal aorta for several levels from renal to bifurcation.
It may see your bladder if distended.
The numbness and need to urinate are not likely related to aortic size even if aneurysmal
some of the pelvic nerves do course along the aorta but these do not innervate umbilicus. ...Read more
I had moderate stabbing (like painful tickle or poke) pain in a small area of my left upper abdomen, directly in line with my belly button. Any ideas?
If upper abdomen: And directly above the belly button then that would be the mid epigastrium and could be a number of things. True left upper abdominal pain that is intermittant and stabbing is usually bowel spasm but yours sounds different and if it persists or worsens then see your doctor. May be a simple gastritis. ...Read more
Hernia: In my experience the most commong cause is a hernia of the umbillicus or belly button. This can occur even in young women, often after pregnancy, after surgery made through the umbillicus such as laparoscopy and sometimes for no obvious reason at all. Best to see a doctor and let them examine you and make a recommendation as to what it is and how best to treat. ...Read more
Care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more
Irritation: Chronic irritation of the base of the umbilicus or "belly button" can lead to a small area of inflammed and irritated tissue that can intermittantly bleed. This can be to traped dead skin and moisture leading to macerated tissue. ...Read more
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
Belly Button Bleeds: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more
Try washing umbilicus daily with a dandruff shampoo, as it could just be a fungal infection (like jock itch and athletes foot). These fungi like warm moist places. Belly buttons often qualify.
Also can itch from contact dermatitis allergic response to metals like navel rings, jeans buttons, zippers, etc. ...Read more
Belly Button: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more
More info please: When did it start? Is there area redness or even drainage? Or does the stinging feel deeper inside your abdomen, like with your organs? Please get back to us with more info, or go to a clinician in your area of you're really worried. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Infected 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, blood, or foul odor, or abscess. That is one possibility. Of course, a careful physical exam should reveal the problem. ...Read more
May be related to your lumbar's in your spine: The belly button corresponds to approximately L2 of the lumbar spine. And in your low back area, you do have attachments to muscles such as the psoas muscle, and diaphragm that may be in spasm potentially. So this needs to be explored with your PCP during a musculoskeletal physical exam to find out structurally what's going on. Then this pain can be released. ...Read more