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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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Urachal cyst- I have fluid leaking through my belly button white yellow colour while on my period..Along with mid abdominal pain.. What could this be?

Urachal cyst- I have  fluid leaking through my belly button white yellow colour while on my period..Along with mid abdominal pain.. What could this be?

Infection : Sounds like a infection. The cramping may simply be related to your period. See your physician for evaluation for antibiotics and ways to help with the cramping. ...Read more

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My belly button piercing has this white puss going out of it do I clean the puss away with a tissue or not?

My belly button piercing has this white puss going out of it do I clean the puss away with a tissue or not?

Q tip: Remove the belly button ring, wash with soap and water, clean the area with a q tip 2x2 etc. Apply antibiotic ointment to area and replace the ring. Do this several times aday until the infection cures up. Prior to all of this obtain a culture of the drainage. You may need antibiotics. You cld be allergic to the metal. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

I have a pimple on my stomach it is about 3 inches above my belly button. It is a white ball and it's red and hard around it. It hurts and had pus.

Skin infection: The bump you describe is likely an abscess, a bacterial infection caused once the skin barrier was compromised. It should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment. A healthtap prime or concierge consult may also suffice. ...Read more

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Swelled belly button?

Swelled belly button?

Define "swelled": Could be just an "outie" or small hernia, or even infection - needs more deifnition. ...Read more

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Belly button pops out why?

Belly button: Perhaps you have a small hernia called an umbilical hernia that sometimes develops. Usually it is not a major concern. Discuss it with your doctor on your next visit. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button itch?

Why does my belly button itch?

Contact dermatitis: The most common cause i see for itching in that area is allergy to a metal, usually nickel. Most people wear a metal belt buckle, or have a metal snap and/or zipper on their pants, and if you're allergic to the metal in that buckle or snap, it will cause itching. Another possibility is that you may have gotten an irritating substance of some sort trapped inside your belly button. ...Read more

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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

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How to reduce belly button fat?

How to reduce belly button fat?

Hernia?: If you have a lump or bulge at the umbilicus, you may have an umbilical hernia. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more