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Is a tingling pain in the belly button common during early pregnancy, my partner is 5 weeks pregnant today and experiencing this?

Is a tingling pain in the belly button common during early pregnancy, my partner is 5 weeks pregnant today and experiencing this?

The biggest: Thing to watch out for is if she runs a fever or develops increased nausea and vomiting; it may be muscular but, though low probability, one must always be aware of the appendix. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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My belly button has popped out during my pregnancy. Now it's four months after I delivered but why still my belly button didn't go inside.?

My belly button has popped out during my pregnancy. Now it's four months after I delivered but why still my belly button didn't go inside.?

Longer leash: Before your pregnancy, your belly button was tacked down on the inside to a ligament (which used to be the umbilical artery and vein) from your umbilical cord when you were born. The degenerated artery and vein- now ligament- delivered blood to your liver.
During your pregnancy that ligament stretched and probably tore so that the internal pucker is no more. ...Read more

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I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to experience brief belly button pain in early pregnancy?

Is it possible for you to experience brief belly button pain in early pregnancy?

Unrelated: Your belly button is not related to you being pregnant. Your belly button was connected when you were a fetus. It is not involved in your current pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Right sided pain.: In general, pregnancy itself should not cause pain. If you are concerned about being pregnant, you need to do a pregnancy test. Pregnancy and pain is a concerning combination and you need to be evaluated by your OB GYN right away. Most of the time, the source of pain associated with a pregnancy is benign but there are certain conditions that are very serious. ...Read more

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Belly button ring hole itching, early sign of pregnancy?

Belly button ring hole itching, early sign of pregnancy?

Have not heard that: One, the best way to tell is to do a blood preg test which will be + a few days before the missed period. ...Read more

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Is numbness around belly button during pregnancy at 33 weeks normal?

Belly button: The skin can be stretched with the advancing pregnancy which can also stretch nerves. This is temporary. And yes, it is normal. ...Read more

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Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Yes: Yes it is. It may improve after delivery. See a surgeon after delivery. ...Read more

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Why would the top of my uterus be 2-3 inches higher than the belly button level its supposed to be at 20 weeks during my 3rd pregnancy?

Why would the top of my uterus be 2-3 inches higher than the belly button level its supposed to be at 20 weeks during my 3rd pregnancy?

YOUR ABDWALL SAGGING: AFTER FEW BABIES YOUR ABDOMEN WALL IS SAGGING SO MUCH THAT THE BUTTON ALSO LOW
AS LONG YOUR ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT IS OK, ENJOY YOUR PREGNANCY ...Read more

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At 20 weeks during a 3rd pregnancy, where is the top of the uterus usually located in relation to the belly button with a singleton pregnancy?

At 20 weeks: The uterus should be at the level of the belly button. This is measured with the patient reclining and relaxed by the obstetrician. This cannot be accurately measured while standing or by the patient herself (even if she is an obstetrician-personal experience with this!). ...Read more

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In pregnancy when does your belly button sick out?

In pregnancy when does your belly button sick out?

Maybe never...: ..but can be seen with umbilical hernias at any time during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Yes: In later pregnancy the tissues of the navel are stretched. An inward navel may protrude. Stretching of tissue could cause itching or discomfort. ...Read more

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My belly button has changed shape, it seems more stretched out now and has a small pink line coming out of it. Could this be a pregnancy sign?

Unlikely: If you've missed a period, the best way to tell if you're pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. Skin changes, when they happen in pregnancy, tend to happen much, much later. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to properly treat belly button pain after pregnancy?

How to properly treat belly button pain after pregnancy?

Would get checkeded: Out so that the reasons for pain can be determined ; a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Stinky belly button discharge, is this a pregnancy sign?

Stinky belly button discharge, is this a pregnancy sign?

No, belly button: Discharge is not a sign of pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I keep my belly button piercing in through out my pregnancy?

Is it okay if I keep my belly button piercing in through out my pregnancy?

Piercings: A lot of women do keep these in place during pregnancy. The is issue is at delivery. If you require a C-section and the piercing has metal in it, it must be removed. Many women remove this piercing around the early third trimester. ...Read more

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Will an itchy belly button be signs of pregnancy?

Itching navel is not: An early pregnancy indicator. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. ...Read more

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Sharp quick pain by belly button, pregnancy symptom?

Sharp quick pain by belly button, pregnancy symptom?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more

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Dr at what time we need to start baby kicks count in pregnancy? I'm 24 weeks right now feeling baby almost all time near right side of belly button?

Dr at what time we need to start baby kicks count in pregnancy? I'm 24 weeks right now feeling baby almost all time near right side of belly button?

This is pass/fail: Baby kick counting is a pass/fail measure to alert you ONLY when there is a diminishment or absence to then notify your OB MD. Otherwise, you will need a computer to monitor ALL of the movements which is just not practical and you would have little time to engage in that thing called "life". ...Read more

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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