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Body Part Below Belly Button
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
Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Pain around the belly button can result from a local issue, like a hernia, or from things arising from inside the abdomen, including inflammation of part of the GI tract, like the small bowel or appendix. Things like a viral gastroenteritis (aka "stomach flu"), bacterial infection from appendicitis, obstruction, pancreatitis, gastritis and ulcer disease can be causes. Best to get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: Could be several issues, possible urinary tract issue, uterine issues, intestinal issue, or even a small umbilical issue, etc, etc. If it persist, than get it checked out, good luck! ...Read more
Not great.: one of the criteria for Metabolic Syndrome is a waist circumference of 35 inches or more. By itself, this does not give you a disease state, but if you add in high blood pressure or sugar, or high triglycerides or low HDL, it can signal trouble. You are only 18, according to the listing. Please look into lifestyle changes now, while you are young. It can make a huge difference. ...Read more
Get it checked.: 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appendicitis: Appendicitis often starts with pain around the belly button and then migrates more to the right side. Anything that is causing irritation in the abdominal cavity can present as pain around the belly button because that is where the tissue that lines the cavity bunches together. ...Read more
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
Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?
Omphalitis: This occurs among people with very deep navels [persistent urachus] who have hairy skin on the abdomen. The hairs have tiny barbs on the sides which causes them to all line up inside the umbilicus where they slowly penetrate into the skin. So these loose hairs are causing inflamation in there, progressively worse. If you can clean them out, it will heal. This is hard, so surgical excision cures. ...Read more
Sharp random pain in belly button, can't stand straight/stretch b/c it feels like my belly button gets stretched tremendously?
Many causes: If you are having pain from your belly buton to your genital area, there are many causes possible - so if it troubles you or doesn't go away, you may want to get it evaluated. ...Read more
What part of my organs is located to the right of my belly button and what could local hardening/swelling mean?
Hernia, Appendix, : The sensation you are having could be many different things. It could be a hernia, or a lipoma – which is a benign fatty tumor under the skin, appendix –. Unlikely because it would be very painful, abscess or cellulitis- a skin infection that requires prompt attention & antibiotics. If the skin is red, swollen then it is a skin infection. In this case you need to see a doctor promptly. ...Read more
What body part is located about four inches below the belly then four inches to the right (my right) of it? Been having dull pain there lately
My belly button inside hurts and its goopey on the in, inside and crusty around the outside part i clean it put neosporin in it and it gets that again?
Proof: It proves you were born with your intestines inside and the umbilical cord to your mothers placenta functioning. In eastern healing traditions there are mysterious points of electrical energy around the belly button that are powerful treatment points. For medical care, it is a safe point to insert surgical devices to avoid injury to abnominal muscles for scope proceedures. ...Read more
Slight pain when i touch the inner upper part of my belly button...any help? Pain started yesterday night
I have a sharp pulling pain in me belly button. Its a strange pain like there is a string being pulled when I fully extend my body. ?
Uranus: There is an umbilical remnant called the urachus and it is a string attached to the belt button. ...Read more
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to know what may be happening to the piercings without examining you. The piercings could be infected. If you there is redness, discharge and/or fever, see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
My 3 year old fell through a hole in a trampoline only half his body by his belly button while he held onto theside for 5mins should I worry internal?
I'm having pins & needle pain in the lower part of my stomach (like a band accross my belly button) . What could be the cause?
See a neurologist: Could be a variety of causes. Some people have a viral infection due to the measles virus that can cause a band-like pain across the back or abdomen. You probably need a good neurologic evaluation and possibly some blood tests to check on various causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had pain around bottom part of belly bellow belly button for three days, i had a toradol shot yesterday, still in a lot of pain.
I hve a sharp pain in the pelvic area about 3-5s above my prvate part and below my belly button (center of them) about 5hrs ago but now its gone.
Needs checkup: the pain can come from various things if associated with nausea, throwing up or diarrhea could be start of a gastrointenstinal infection, if the pain is assocciated with eating or fever could be early appendicitis if the pain is early and may become more focal later, either way you need to be checked if the pain persists develops fever or nausea or loss of appetite ...Read more
I have what I think is a hernia around the upper part of my belly button, when it comes out its about the size of a baseball. I'm worried about it?
Umbilical hernia: It sounds like you have an umbilical hernia, meaning a part of your bowels are poking out beyond your stomach muscles through your belly button. As long as it easily goes back into place, it should not cause harm. If it gets larger, affects your bowel movements, or gets stuck, then you will need surgical repair. ...Read more
Everytime i bend over the right lower part of my stomach starts to hurt and then i get a tingly sensation that runs from my abdomen right to my belly button. What could that mean or be?
My body typically rejects piercings (belly button, cartilage). Due to my body disliking metal, would the Copper IUD would be rejected from my body?
Weird question but can sperm/semen enter a girls body through the belly button? Can anything go through belly?
It's covered by skin: The belly button is a well-healed old scar, and thus is covered with skin. The same things that can go through the skin on your flank or on your buttocks can also go through your belly button. A guy's belly button is the same as a girl's belly button. In the grand scheme of life, "nothing" gets through the belly button. ...Read more
I have a hard lump in upper part of my belly button almost behind it that is a little swollen and extremely painful to touch and it smells aweful?
I have a inny belly button , I shower regularly and juat recently I notixed redness, moist , and dryness around the crater part of my belly button?
Belly Button Problem: Red, moist, and dry belly-buton crater. Red and moist? Can't be both. If it itches it might be an allergy to soap, to snaps on jeans, laundry detergent, a yeast infections, and other skin conditions. If it bothers you with itching and some soreness, check with your dermatologist or regular physician. ...Read more
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