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Dr. Ronald Shelton
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My belly button has a sharp pain to it. What is this?

My belly button has a sharp pain to it. What is this?

Belly button pain: There can be many different causes of belly button pain. Skin rashes can involve yeast and this dermatitis, herpes simplex virus can cause a painful rash, and bacterial infections can cause pain. If someone is overly cleaning the umbilicus with q-tips and cleansers it can start to hurt. Some serious intestinal problems can refer pain to the belly button so see your doctor if it's not a rash. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Leonard Metildi
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I have a sharp pain in my belly button and it feels like something is pulling it from the inside. What is the cause of this pain?

I have a sharp pain in my belly button and it feels like something is pulling it from the inside. What is the cause of this pain?

Umbilical hernia: Most likely cause of your symptoms is an umbilical hernia with fat caught in it. Do you notice a bulge in the umbilicus? A simple physical exam should determine if you have a hernia. ...Read more

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Dr. Omobola Oji
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Dr. Asha Kamnani
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I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

Need More Info: Need more detailed info on your menstrual cycle and the character and type of pain. The most important diagnosis to exclude is Appendicitis and tubal pregnancy. This best done with a check up at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Lippe
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Why do I have sharp pain in my belly button?

Why do I have sharp pain in my belly button?

Sharp pains: Dont know answer is too big for vague pain but if it gets worse go to er! ...Read more

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Dr. Mihir Patel
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
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What causes sharp pain by left belly button it's short lived and happens every now and then?

What causes sharp pain by left belly button it's short lived and happens every now and then?

Muscle pain: The most likely answer is some sort of muscular spasm causing the pain. There is also the possibility of a small umbilical hernia that could periodically cause some sharp pains. If the pain becomes severe and is associated with nausea, vomiting or fever, see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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What to do if I have sharp pain near my belly button what could it be?

What to do if I have sharp pain near my belly button what could it be?

Lots of things: It could be anything from gas to constipation. The best way to find out for sure is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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I have a sharp pain above my belly button....What could it be?

I have a sharp pain above my belly button....What could it be?

Lots of things: There is a long list of things that can cause abdominal pain. Unless this was just there for a few minutes and went away i would suggest getting in to see your primary care provider relatively soon. If it is there and hasn't gone away you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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