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Care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more
Outy BB is a hernia: Normal belly buttons are "iny". "outy"belly buttons are umbilical hernias. ...Read more
Fix it: If you have pain from constipation, fix the pain. You can try an enema, milk of magnesia, miralax (polyethylene glycol). Most important to fixing constipation, however, is to drink more fluids and eat more fiber. I'm not sure what you were referring to by sweet vagina smell. The vagina shouldn't really smell... If it does, then you could have a bacterial infection and that is something nurse or doctor can help you w. ...Read more
Omphalitis: Belly button infections are very rare in adults. It may be due to something as simple as a skin infection or infected hair follicle. I would recommend local wound care and antibiotics. If it returns, a ct scan is needed to check for any umbilical cord-related remnants which may need to be removed. ...Read more
Did u eat burger or: Pizza last night b4 u went to bed?(just kidding!) not sure but could just be accumulation of scaly debris, greasy materials etc. Or perhaps a sign of diabetes. Get checked up by your md. Try cleaning the area with cotton buds soaked with peroxide. While u are taking a shower, u can clean the area with soap and water. Go see your dr as needed.Take care! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after?: Some scarring after any incision is normal. The umbilical incision commonly used with laparoscopy is no exception. The change in appearance could be anything from the scarring process to a hernia. Have the surgeon who did the procedure look at it. It may just need a little more time, or may need something done to correct a bigger problem. ...Read more
Sharp random pain in belly button, can't stand straight/stretch b/c it feels like my belly button gets stretched tremendously?
Dermatitis: You may have number of conditions . Allergic dermatitis and fungal infection to mention few of them . Are other associated symptoms like rash? More history is needed to make suggestion . If condition persist , please see your family doc , he might figure out what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Belly button: The belly button or umbilicus is the remnant of the umbilical cord at birth. The "outie" or "inny" usually depends on the OB that cut and tied the cord. Some people will develop an outie as a hernia if they gain too much weight and the internal pressure pushes the belly button out. ...Read more
Navel fetishism: Belly button fetishism is a partialism in which an individual is sexually attracted to the human navel. In an article published in the 1975 issue of the psychoanalytic quarterly, psychiatrist gert heilbrunn specified that a sexual partialism for navels is a subtype of fetishism in which an individual displays a lifelong erotic preoccupation with the navel.En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/navel_fetishism. ...Read more
My partner loves to jerk me off, I sometimes stay long to climax. Two days later I have navel pain and it get worse when I urinate or sneeze.
I love sodas but lately whenever I drink my mt dew or Pepsi I get an awful pain in the top center of my abdomen. What could this be?
Reflux or ulcer: Most likely is gastroesphogeal reflux disease, or GERD; gastritis or early ulcer are also potential. Caffeine can be a factor in developing this condition. Decreasing caffeine intake, weaning off or stopping would likely help. Taking reflux medicine, such as omeprozole or zantac (ranitidine) or tagamet will be beneficial. Eating a bland diet, eliminating fried foods and acidic foods will likely help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be infection: Tha pain could be coming from inside the navel itself, and there could be an infection within the c losed skin space of the navel, also called the umbilicus. The pain could also be coming from the muscle wall, or from inside your abdomen, and could be caused by intestinal, pancreatic or liver disease. If it persists, go to your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more
Yoga: Forgive me if i misunderstood. The concept of a navel center, or chakra, that can be in harmony / balance or not is from the great tradition of yoga spirituality rather than today's medicine focused on the material body. If you have physical-body symptoms that should be seen by your personal physician, remember the hindu dictum "truth is one, people call it by different names." best wishes. ...Read more
Go see ur FamilyDoc: There are many reasons for pain 1.5" about your belly button. Most common is heartburn or indigestion. Over-the-counter calcium carbonate aka Tums & Rolaids, H2 blockers eg Axid, Pepcid & Zantac, (ranitidine) and PPI eg Prilosec are often used. Pancreatitis is more worrisome cause of pain in this area. Try to determine what makes pain worse & what relieves it. Seek immediate care if black or bloody stool. ...Read more
Yeast most likely: Usually the redness with the white surrounding is probably a yeast infection and that is treated by cream that can be usually bought here in the US but not sure about there in the country you are in. You can see if you can get Monistat, Gynelotrimin, nystatin, or Lamisil over the counter and clean the belly button with some vinegar and water then dry and rub the cream into the area 3 xs daily. ...Read more
Bag of fat:
That is a good name I think.
Some might call it panniculus but I like bag of fat better. ...Read more
Quite plausible: I think you aree not alone. The navel jewelry tells me that many people find that part of the body to be erotic. Don't worry. It is okay - especially if you accept it and find a lucky woman who enjoys your appreciation of her. Hopefully that interest is not at the expense of loving all her other qualities too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Dr.: From umbilical hernias to skin disorders may affect the navel. Someone needs to see it. ...Read more