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Belly button bulging?

Belly button bulging?

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

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My skin tender n red around belly button,but belly button is fine?

My skin tender n red around belly button,but belly button is fine?

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

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Hardness right side of pelvic amd belly swelling?

Hardness right side of pelvic amd belly swelling?

Bowel or gynecologic: In women this may represent problems with your large colon or female reproductive system. It is less likely a urological problem. In men this generally represents a bowel problem and less likely a urological problem. See a physician for a physical examination. ...Read more

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Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

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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Will belly button piercings hurt?

Will belly button piercings hurt?

Yes it can hurt: Yes it can hurt as it is done by puncturing your skin but pain is not severe and does not last. ...Read more

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I'm constipated belly pain above the belly button sweet vagina smell?

I'm constipated belly pain above the belly button sweet vagina smell?

Fix it: If you have pain from constipation, fix the pain. You can try an enema, milk of magnesia, miralax (polyethylene glycol). Most important to fixing constipation, however, is to drink more fluids and eat more fiber. I'm not sure what you were referring to by sweet vagina smell. The vagina shouldn't really smell... If it does, then you could have a bacterial infection and that is something nurse or doctor can help you w. ...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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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small round lump above belly button and gurgling stomach - gas?

Small round lump above belly button and gurgling stomach - gas?

Umbilical hernia: Especially if it gurgles or makes a squishy sound if you try to push it in. ...Read more

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Belly button itchiness and around stomach?

Dermatitis: You may have number of conditions . Allergic dermatitis and fungal infection to mention few of them . Are other associated symptoms like rash? More history is needed to make suggestion . If condition persist , please see your family doc , he might figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Oval lump above belly button. Pressure when bending over?

Oval lump above belly button.  Pressure when bending over?

See a doctor: Hi please see a doctor to evaluate this, it could be as simple as a Hernia to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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Cramping under belly button kidney stone?

Maybe: Very difficult to say based on such limited info- however- the classic symptoms are flank pain (pain in the back on the sides, just below the chest) radiating to the groin, with or without blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Having lower abdominal pain under my belly button?

Having lower abdominal pain under my belly button?

Too little: Information to venture any kind of guess. Add some more specifics like type of pain, onset, duration, associated symptoms and re-post. Only then could someone here give you some direction. ...Read more

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Sudden bruises around belly button?

Sudden bruises around belly button?

Any trauma? Pain?: There are many reasons why you may have bruising around your belly button. Trauma to the area would be high on my list, but you'd know about that. You may collect blood (leading to a bruise) around your belly button with bleeding into the retro peritoneum (a space that wraps around your abdominal cavity). If it worsens, or if you have pain, call or go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen lower abdomen right under my belly button male?

Hernia: This could be an abdominal wall hernia or a hiatal hernia. Either way you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Will vibrating belly reduce belly fat?

Will vibrating belly reduce belly fat?

Well.... There's no : Such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Stomach pain 4 inches below belly button and to the left; pregnant?

The pain described: Is not a diagnostic indicator for pregnancy. Do take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Do obtain medical evaluation if your pain becomes severe. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness ; mild cramping. ...Read more