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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

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

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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Can constipation cause belly button pus?

Can constipation cause belly button pus?

No: Constipation, difficulty having a bowel movement, is a completely internal problem. And the belly button is external. So there is no connection. ...Read more

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What might cause my pain in stomach by belly button?

What might cause my pain in stomach by belly button?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain(only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain(only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

Numerous: there are many viruses that can cause such symptoms. However, such a presentation is not limited to viruses but could be bacterial or parasites. In fact many bacterial causes of intestinal infection such as campylobacter (the most common) self resolve in such a time frame. When talking viral infections, they generally are self limiting. the key thing to remember: many viral and nonviral causes ...Read more

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What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What can cause burning pains above my belly button?

What can cause burning pains above my belly button?

Peptic ulcer/GERD?: You may have an ulcer or reflux disease. This should be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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My son complains of lower abdominal pains, around the area of lower belly button. What could be the cause?

Many conditions: cause lower abdominal pain in children, and evaluation depends on the severity and duration of the pain. Progressive pain that starts around the navel and moves to the RLQ along with fever and nausea/V needs to be assessed for appendicitis, but more common are viral gastroenteritis, constipation, indigestion, gas from lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, imbalanced diet, or nervous stomach. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen belly button?

Infection or hernia: The most likely problem associated with a swollen belly button, if this is the first time you are encountering this at age 37, is either an umbilical hernia (a defect in the wall of your abdomen) or an infection. If it is painful, red, swollen or if you are having nausea, vomiting and are unable to go to the bathroom, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

Contact dermatitis: Did you get a new pair of jeans? Some people are allergic to nickel in top button of jeans that typically reaches/touches belly button. ...Read more

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What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause abdominal swelling and poochy belly?

What can cause abdominal swelling and poochy belly?

Variety: Common: air, fluid, stool, overall weight gain. Less common: tumor (colon, ovarian, uterine, kidney, etc) or some process unrelated to abdomen (endocrine disorder). ...Read more

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Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

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Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

Correct: Pain in the lower abdominal can have many causes, such as constipation or diarrhea or gas, bladder infection, menstrual related cramping of your uterus, etc. If your pain persists or worsens, have your doctor examine you. Take care! ...Read more

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What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

A few things: Get checked out by your primary care. It could be food sensitivities, gallbladder problems, pancreas problems, ulcers or a few less common things. Get it checked out and rule out some of the more serious things. ...Read more

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Could a UTI cause soreness around belly button and 2 inches right of it? I have no pain when urinating but am urinating often. What else could it be?

Could a UTI cause soreness around belly button and 2 inches right of it? I have no pain when urinating but am urinating often. What else could it be?

Maybe: Tough to say for sure, but your bladder is located supra-pubicly and your symptoms may be related to a bladder infection. The frequency can be a symptom. If ti persists, see you dr for a urinalysis and an evaluation, best wishes. ...Read more

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My abdomen is sore on the left side. Right next to my belly button. What could cause this. The pain intensifies when i press on it.

Diverticulitis: It is possible you have diverticulitis which can be a nasty problem if the area ruptures. Its inflamed that's the pain and pain with pressure. Don't eat go to the ER they can do simple tests and if it is start you on antibiotic but go now. ...Read more

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What can cause your belly button to bleed its sore bleeding light and i hurt all over

Need more info: I assume there was no trauma. Is it a very deep belly button? Sometimes you can have a yeast infection with ulceration of the skin. If that is the case you can try some anti-fungal powders and keep it as clean and dry as possible. Sometimes keeping a gauze sponge packed into it will help wick out the moisture and keep the skin edges apart. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning to my belly button being red and very sore what could cause this?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, what you described suggests an infection and you should consult a doctor. ...Read more

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I've had some cold sore appear right under my belly button and they are letting out liquid and blood, what can be the cause of this?

I've had some cold sore appear right under my belly button and they are letting out liquid and blood, what can be the cause of this?

Medical Terminology: I guess I do not understand what you mean by cold sore. Cold sores are blisters that do not have pus or blood in them in general. This description you gave sounds like a pimple or abscess. These, if persistent, may need to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Many causes: This area of your abdomen contains many organs, any of which could be causing discomfort. Among these are the stomach, spleen, pancreas liver and gallbladder. At your age, the gallbladder is the most common. This can be associated with fever, nausea, or vomiting would make the likelihood higher. You will need to see your primary care doctor, or emergency if pain becomes severe or for vomiting ...Read more

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My belly button feels sore and hurts don't know why?

Causes: Inflammation or presence of a hernia(umbilical hernia) are two possible causes of discomfort there. If there are associated redness and discharge infection is likely. A small lump is characteristic of a hernia. See your physician for diagno is and treatment as you shouldn't delay if the hernia is stuck(incarcerated) or if there is active inflammation/infection present. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are sore above the belly button?

What does it mean when you are sore above the belly button?

Lots possible here: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your lower abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Bladder or UTI symptoms? Constipated? Local trauma? ...Read more

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What happens when your belly button becomes black and sore?

Bad belly button?: Black and sore? Not sure what you are referring to, is it dirty, filled with lint or infected? First step would be to get in the shower and give it a good scrub and see what happens. IS there a hernia? ...Read more

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I've had minor soreness in my belly button for a few days. Discharge just started coming out but I don't want to see a Dr. Anything I can do at home?

Wet dressings.: You can try wet dressings, using water with a bit of salt dissolved in it, 2-3 times per day. But if the discharge increases and/or it becomes painful, you really should see a doctor because you may be developing an infection. ...Read more

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Inside my belly button is very sore, when I touch it I can feel something there. one day I pushed it and it popped and the pain stopped its back now ?

Inside my belly button is very sore, when I touch it I can feel something there. one day I pushed it and it popped and the pain stopped  its back now ?

Sore navel: May be a little abscess ( do you have a ring? ) or a cyst as they tend to recur unless the wall is removed, . Consider dabbing some alcohol on it. and follow up with doc urgent care this week , especially if sore as may need antibiotics. Also check for umbilical hernia whihc may need treatment ...Read more

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Very sore and weeping belly button been occurring for a few years. Clears up and comes back often but always clears up by the time I get an appontment?

Umbilicus: Infection/inflammation of the umbilicus can be chronic or recurrent and at times solid material collects and must be cleaned out thoroughly. Daily cleansing is important. If there is constant signs of inflammation, consult a surgeon or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment suggestions which may involve taking a culture and sensitivity test of the drainage followed by a course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why is my belly button sore and irritated?

Umbilical discomfort: Your umbilicus (belly button) can be sore for numerous reasons, but the most common are: 1. You are washing it either too much, or 2. You are washing to too little. If, however, you are pregnant, then it is common for pressure to build up and push out the umbilicus, which can also cause discomfort. Lastly, my may have an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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Hi last night I started to get a soreness pain a little above my belly button Sometimes it hurts when I move and it also hurts when I massage the area?

Hi last night I started to get a soreness pain a little above my belly button Sometimes it hurts when I move and it also hurts when I massage the area?

Small intestinal colic.: This type of symptom can be related to viral infection, emotional stress, or something you've eaten. I don't suggest you do anything unless it gets significantly worse. ...Read more