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I'm starting eating healthy i ate greasy food & started having stabbing pain around bellybutton , bloated , gassy & growling ! what happend ?

I'm starting eating healthy i ate greasy food & started having stabbing pain around bellybutton , bloated , gassy & growling ! what happend ?

Sensitized: When you eat a food that's not good for you on a regular basis you become a bit desensitized to it ; the reactions are less obvious. Now that you've avoided these for awhile your body is sensitized ; letting you know just how toxic they are for you. Most greasy foods have oils from gmo corn, soy or canola- these are toxic ; your body is giving you a message to avoid them.See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...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


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I just had a cat scat come back neg I have abdominal pain around bellybutton and had discharge out of it not.Hernia, infection, abscess dr had no idea?

I just had a cat scat come back neg I have abdominal pain around bellybutton and had discharge out of it not.Hernia, infection, abscess
dr had no idea?

Foreign body?: If you have had a previous operation done using an incision at your belly button, it could be suture material responsible for the drainage. This would require a local surgical procedure to try to find and remove the suture to solve the problem. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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8 yr old daughter woth ab pain, woke from sleep. Had a good bowel movement. No nausea, just pain. Located around bellybutton. Constipation?

8 yr old daughter woth ab pain, woke from sleep.  Had a good bowel movement. No nausea, just pain.  Located around bellybutton.  
Constipation?

Possible: just observe, encourage her to open her bowels more, eat lots of cereal, leaves, lots of fluids, she will be fine, if not or worsening, please visit her doctor ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pain inside and around my bellybutton. It appears to be red and maybe have a lump on the inside. Any ideas?

I'm experiencing pain inside and around my bellybutton. It appears to be red and maybe have a lump on the inside. Any ideas?

Infected bellybutton: Debris and hair can get trapped deep in a bellybutton to cause an infection or abscess. The other possibility is an umbilical hernia. See your pcp for treatment. ...Read more

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My 23 yr old daughter has been having severe pain in and around her bellybutton area. Made worse my movement and touching.Complains also of raidiatng pain up into lower chest.Has had a fever and nause?

My 23 yr old daughter has been having severe pain in and around her bellybutton area. Made worse my movement and touching.Complains also of raidiatng pain up into lower chest.Has had a fever and nause?

Belly pain: You do not say how long it has gone on for...I assume long enough that you are concerned. I would take her to a family physician for an examination. Gallbladder disease would be high on my list. ...Read more

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What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

Nothing!: The bellybutton is essentially scar tissue (left over from the neonatal umbilical cord) that is fused with the abdominal wall. There are some pediatric surgical problems involving remaining attachments to the umbilical stump, but normally the belly button is not "attached" to anything. In fact, many laparascopic surgeries use the belly button as an entry point into the abdomen. ...Read more

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Why is my bellybutton smelling is it a infection ?

Why is my bellybutton smelling is it a infection 
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Infection: Try cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide on a qtip, then apply topical antibiotic ointment. If not better, do a consult to get antibiotics. ...Read more

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Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Infected bellybutton, what to do?

Go ahead &: seek medical care at this time. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if my bellybutton infected?

Infected Umbilicus: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. If this matches description of your navel - then please seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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Blood coming out of bellybutton, what to do?

Go see ur Family Doc: Blood shouldn't be coming out of your belly button, which suggests infection or trauma or both. So go get evaluated immediately to determine cause & start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

How can I treat an infected bellybutton ring?

Skin infection: Without seeing this infection i would discuss hygeine and keeping the ring clean. But, if antibiotics do not help then the temporary removal of the ring may be warranted until the infection is fully treated. ...Read more

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What to do if i think my bellybutton is infected?

What to do if i think my bellybutton is infected?

Navel infection?: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Get checked if you have signs of infection. ...Read more

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Why does my bellybutton hurt everytime i'm hungry ?

Why does my bellybutton hurt everytime i'm hungry ?

I'm don't know: But i'm guessing it could be from stomach irritation or intestinal spasm. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does it means when around your bellybutton itches?

Many things: For example if after a shower you don't dry the umbilicus (belly button) well you might start a yeast condition. Also irritation from elastic from underwear can cause itching & irritation. Check to make sure the umbilicus is clear of any debris like hair and threads. I have advised many patients that after a bath or shower use a hairdryer to make sure the umbilicus is dry. ...Read more

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Why do I have pai just above my bellybutton after i eat?

Reflex: There is a so-called "gastro-colic" reflex in that when you ingest food, neural messages are sent to the colon to start getting active; you may be sensitive in such a way that you feel the effects of this;. ...Read more

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Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Not true: Embryologically speaking, there is a loose connection, both being part of immature forming GI tract, but there is no physical connection, which is what you are asking, i think? ...Read more

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I can feel a pulse near my bellybutton, what does this mean?

R U THIN INDIVIDUAL: If you are a thin individual you can feel your own aortic pulsation near the belly button. Aorta is the major blood vessel taking origin from the left side of the heart from the ventricle, comes down though chest and belly and breaks down to 2 main branches called common iliac arteries with further divides further into external and internal iliac branches. Throughout its course the aorta sends brs ...Read more