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Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Yes: In later pregnancy the tissues of the navel are stretched. An inward navel may protrude. Stretching of tissue could cause itching or discomfort. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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25 f I have a bulge right above my belly button. I believe is a hernia i got from my pregnancy. I think it's causes me pain? What u think it is an need do? Thanks!

25 f I have a bulge right above my belly button. I believe is a hernia i got from my pregnancy. I think it's causes me pain? What u think it is an need do? Thanks!

Surgery: Some women may develop a separation of the abdominal muscles following pregnancy. For most women, this resolves on its own in the first 6 months postpartum. If your bulge does not go away or is associated with pain see your doctor. Hernia's, defects in the muscle or abdominal wall, can be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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I'm 16 weeks pregnant and my belly button is getting more shallow than it was pre-pregnancy. What causes this?

I'm 16 weeks pregnant and my belly button is getting more shallow than it was pre-pregnancy. What causes this?

Abdominal wall: There are changes that are going to happen to your abdominal wall and skin including possible change in the appearance of your belly button, a dark line down the center of your lower abdomen and possible stretch marks. Your skin, abdominal muscles and support structures are made to stretch for your new baby. ...Read more

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I had an eptopic pregnancy in 2012. The scar in my belly button is leaking a stinky fluid. What could be the cause of that?

I had an eptopic pregnancy in 2012. The scar in my belly button is leaking a stinky fluid. What could be the cause of that?

Get checked: its been many years since your surgery and is highly unusual. You need an evaluation by a physician to determine the cause of fluid and ensure that there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more

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M indian. Sperm can live only inside vagina right?They cannot travel through pores on belly or through belly button and cause pregnancy right?

M indian. Sperm can live only inside vagina right?They cannot travel through pores on belly or through belly button and cause pregnancy right?

You are correct: That's right, the only way to fatherhood is via the vagina. There is no other way. There really is no other way. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump right side of belly button and into it , it causes pain , discomfort and i always feel bloated , what could it be?

I have a hard lump right side of belly button and into it , it causes pain , discomfort and i always feel bloated , what could it be?

Several causes: what you're describing could be caused by several things. With symptoms like yours we need to see the area, feel the area, and do an appropriate examination. Best to see your doctor for appropriate examination and possible imaging and possible testing. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck ...Read more

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Had Mirena (levonorgestrel) coil for 5 years now, pain after sex, egg shaped lump under belly button after sex too what could cause this???

Get checked: If your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been in for 5 years then it is time for it to be removed and replaced. You can have a pelvic exam to evaluate your painful intercourse. Intercourse should not causes any changes in your belly button. Ask your doctor to evaluate you for a possible umbilical hernia ...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