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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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Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

No: Haven't seen that one unless it is a herpes lesion that could have been transmitted ...Read more

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What causes belly button pain that radiates straight down some in interstitial cystitis patients?

What causes belly button pain that radiates straight down some in interstitial cystitis patients?

Urachus: There is an embryologic remnant of the bladder that runs from the bladder to the bellybutton called the urachus. It is related to how the bladder develops. This is also why pushing in the belly button is some people makes then feel like they need to urinate. ...Read more

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Will ovarian cyst cause belly button pain and pubic bone pain. I was diagnosed with them last year .

Will ovarian cyst cause belly button pain and pubic bone pain. I was diagnosed with them last year .

Yes, but so: can a lot of other conditions, such as uti or even appendicitis. If pain persists, you should see a doctor in order to exclude these other conditions that will require different treatment. ...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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Daughter complaung of belly button pain goin to groin area what can be the cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to do if endometriosis causes shooting pain belly button in the vagina?

Hormones or surgery: Hormones may control this pain, but you might need a surgery to eliminate as much disease as is seen or to remove adhesions. ...Read more

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What causes sharp vaginal cramping? Have not had a BM in 3-4 days. Can i be constipated?? Also some pretty sharp belly button pain. Is this serious?

What causes sharp vaginal cramping? Have not had a BM in 3-4 days. Can i be constipated?? Also some pretty sharp belly button pain. Is this serious?

Constipation: Constipation can explain your symptoms. You may take a laxative like Dulcolax for the immediate issue. For the long term drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless, and increase your fiber intake. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil or increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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Why do I have belly button pain?

Why do I have belly button pain?

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

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Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

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

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Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Needs more info: Pain in the belly button can a sign of infection or an object in the belly button. If you are talking about abdominal pain around the belly button, the most common causes are constipation and high acid in the stomach. Seek medical care if the child develops fever, severe pain, persistent vomiting, bloody diarrhea, or pain in the right lower part of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD ?

I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD ?

Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness ; drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked NOW. ...Read more

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About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

Abdominal pain: Left sided abdominal pain may be from colitis,diverticulitis, kidney problems and any irritation to the skin may be contributing to this also. Need more information from the patient to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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Can cancer and belly button pain be related at all?

Can cancer and belly button pain be related at all?

Rarely: If cancer in abdomen, can have spread to umbilicus- belly button, or fluid in abdomen-ascites can fill, area. More commonly umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Umbilical Hernia: If your umbilical hernia is painful enough to consider taking medication for it, then it requires evaluation by a surgeon for repair. Start with your primary care and ask for referral. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be ? Thank you

My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be ?  Thank you

Need more details: Belly button pain sounds like a chronic thing . Fever may not have anything to do with the belly button pain. He may have a viral illness.Best to get him seen by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a slight swelling redness just above my belly button...pain when stretching..otherwise no pain...i am 32 yes male?

Umbilicus: The umbilicus is often the site of infection and this may cause the discomfort. Have the area cleaned with a mild soap and apply an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin or neosporin to see if the inflammation resolves. Consult your physician as needed. ...Read more