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Why right beside my belly button hurts?

Why right beside my belly button hurts?

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

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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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Swelled belly button?

Swelled belly button?

Define "swelled": Could be just an "outie" or small hernia, or even infection - needs more deifnition. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button hurt?

Why does my belly button hurt?

Perhaps infection: try cleaning it with 1/2water/1/2 hydrogen peroxide and put topcial antibiotic ointment in it with cotton tip applicator. If not better see dermatologist ...Read more

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Severe pains just below my belly button why?

Severe pains just below my belly button why?

Go to ER: There are a number of causes and if the pain is severe do not wait go to er, some causes can be life threatening. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Need exam: If this doesn't get better over a few hours or if it is associated with vomiting or fever, best to go to an er for formal examination and history. In women, diagnosing abdominal pain becomes more complicated. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, brown discharge, belly botton hurts?

Are you near the: Time that you normally have your period? Brown discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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My belly button feels sore and hurts don't know why?

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 more

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Will belly button piercings hurt?

Will belly button piercings hurt?

Yes it can hurt: Yes it can hurt as it is done by puncturing your skin but pain is not severe and does not last. ...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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Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button & testicals hurt?

Why does my belly button & testicals hurt?

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

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Stabbing pain in my belly button?

Beware : Could be an infection. Could be appendicitis. If it's that severe i would get checked out at the hospital. ...Read more

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Pain above belly button right side lower back nausea stomach feel swollen?

Pain above belly button right side lower back nausea stomach feel swollen?

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 more

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My belly button hurts when I poke it with q tip?

My belly button hurts when I poke it with q tip?

Stop poking it: If you notice the area to be warm, red, have fevers and/or chills get it checked out asap. ...Read more

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Why does my stimach above my belly button feel tender?

Why does my stimach above my belly button feel tender?

Hernia, maybe: Could be that you have an umbilical hernia, or swelling around the belly button. Any number of skin conditions or local trauma to the area could also cause pain. ...Read more