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Impaction?: People with deep 'innies' may slowly build up shedded old skin cells, bacteria and other 'lint' in the belly button (umbilicus), and it may become an impacted infected mass of material, that causes pain near the area, or foul odor, or abscess. That is one possibility. Of course, a careful physical exam should reveal the problem. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stabbing pain, 1-2 inches under belly button on right and left side. Swollen belly button, stomach feels heavy. Not constipated or gassy either.
Are you near the: Time that you normally have your period? Brown discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Wow: There are too many diagnostic possibilities to list them all here. Your general question is not conducive to a reasonable and accurate answer with this on - line format. You need a proper history and physical exam by your doctor, so please pursue that course of care. Good luck. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: In that area are the liver, gall bladder, part of the stomach, small intestine, etc... If symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or unusual, a primary care doctor can evaluate and do an exam to help get a diagnosis. Sometimes it is a common stomach flu starting up, but it can also be other medical disorders... So, a doctor's exam may be important to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer