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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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Why is my abdomen hard? It's hard from my breasts to just above my belly button

Why is my abdomen hard? It's hard from my breasts to just above my belly button

Very : Very difficult to answer a question like this without doing a physical exam. If you have a firm abdomen without pain, the most likely explanation is enlargement of some abdominal that would otherwise be too small to feel. The structures most likely to do this in the upper abdomen are the liver and spleen. The tipoff to this being the case is that you might feel a sudden transition from hard to soft--this being the lower edge of the enlarged organ. It's definitely worth seeing your doctor for an exam. ...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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Why is there a hard lump under my belly button?

Why is there a hard lump under my belly button?

Hernia: Many people get a hernia in or next to the belly button. It is usually not a serious problem as long as it is not painful and soft. If the site gets red or tender or hard, it could mean a complication that needs immediate attention. Arrange to get checked by your doctor soon. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

Belly Buttonitis: Well, if you've turned blue and it squeaks when you press it, you've turned into a Smurf doll. Otherwise, it could be a small smoldering infection, something stuck in there or maybe a small hernia in that area. Take a close look for redness, swelling,or stuff in there. Then there's the remote possibility you've been probed by aliens. Just be thankful it was your belly button... ...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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I have a hard area right below my belly button?

I have a hard area right below my belly button?

Hard Area Abdomen: From all the information it appears that it may be either a hernia or it may be some inflammed gland. You need to get it checked by a doctor to find the exact nature of it. Hernia usually is painless but it may cause discomfort or pain when it becomes obstructed. ...Read more

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I can feel a large hard mass on my tummy underneath my ribs?

I can feel a large hard mass on my tummy underneath my ribs?

Doctor can evaluate: Normal, healthy people do not have a "hard mass" in their tummies. A "hard mass" anywhere in the tummy needs an evaluation by a doctor. One's primary care doctor is the best place to start. Underneath the ribs, a mass could be the liver or spleen, or something inside the liver or inside the spleen. ...Read more

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My stomach feels hard but not very hard help?

My stomach feels hard but not very hard help?

Need more info.: I have ?s. How old are you? Any pain? Any troubles with urinating or moving bowels? How long has it felt hard? Diffusely or locally hard? Do you have any medical conditions or take any medications? If it's newly and quickly hard you may want to get to an Emergency Room for some testing. ...Read more

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When i push to left o my belly button theres a hard lump what could that be?

When i push to left o my belly button theres a hard lump what could that be?

Likely hard stool: Very common, especially if prone to constipation. Could be a swollen kidney or kidney tumor if lump is more tlike a large swelling.. ...Read more

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Hard belly sticking out(pot belly).Iv always had a belly like that.Its hard&sticks out when standing&flat laying. Visceral fat or weak muscles?

Hard belly sticking out(pot belly).Iv always had a belly like that.Its hard&sticks out when standing&flat laying. Visceral fat or weak muscles?

Belly fat?: Good question. The answer probably depends on your weight, specifically your bmi. The bmi is a calculation based on your weight and height and it its greater than 25 you are considered overweight and your protuberant abdomen is more likely belly fat. If your bmi is less than 25 then the problem may be weak abdominal muscles. Good luck! ...Read more

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Very distended belly, area around belly button is hard and lumpy and i've been having irregular bowel movements (not constipation). Any insight?

Very distended belly, area around belly button is hard  and lumpy and i've been having irregular bowel movements (not constipation). Any insight?

IBS: Possibly irritable bowel syndrome with constipation predominant symptoms. Please work with your physician to optimize bowel movements and rule out other possibilities. Use MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) once or twice until your regularize with your bowel movements. ...Read more

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Hard painless pee size lump under skin on lower stomach?

Hard painless pee size lump under skin  on lower stomach?

Superficial lump: It doesn't really sound serious, but it is not normal. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Belly button pain and visibly pulling down on right side, belly big/tight/makes waves, nausea, hard to breathe after eating, bigger/pain on rt. Ovary?

Belly button pain and visibly pulling down on right side, belly big/tight/makes waves, nausea, hard to breathe after eating, bigger/pain on rt. Ovary?

See your Dr or Gyn: Your belly is telling you to see your dr. Either primary or gyn to start reasonable--if cannot get to either, er for testing and imaging might be reasonable also. ...Read more

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28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

Exam: you must be examined and test for irritation/inflammation/infection, of the stomach, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Call for an immediate exam. ...Read more

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Sometimes if i press across my belly above my belly button it feels like something hard and long going across my tummy. Can it be constipation scared!

Sometimes if i press across my belly above my belly button it feels like something hard and long going across my tummy. Can it be constipation scared!

Possible hard stool: This could be firm stool in the part of the colon that goes across the upper abdomen, since it is not present all the time. To relieve your anxiety, you should have this checked to be sure. ...Read more

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What could cause behind my belly button to hurt?And my belly button to bleed?

What could cause behind my belly button to hurt?And my belly button to bleed?

Infection: Some people have a small pocket at the base of their bellybutton. This can get infected which can cause the bleeding and pain. Please se your doctor. ...Read more