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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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Burning pain in pubic area that comes and goes also pain next to belly button.

Burning pain in pubic area that comes and goes also pain next to belly button.

Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness ; drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

This may be UTI: Urinary tract infection can present like this, but it could also be several other issues. Go see a doctor and get this resolved. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen and a knot felt just above the belly button?

Pain in abdomen and a knot felt just above the belly button?

Get checked : It could be a hernia or something else- needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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Pain from belly button down to vigina?

Need to see doctor: If the abdominal pain is severe, you have fever, nausea or vomiting then you need to be seen immediately in an er. Otherwise schedule a visit for an exam. There are so man y things that can cause this. Appendicitis being the most urgent. ...Read more

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What causes pain above the belly button?

Many possibilities: Pain around the belly button can result from a local issue, like a hernia, or from things arising from inside the abdomen, including inflammation of part of the GI tract, like the small bowel or appendix. Things like a viral gastroenteritis (aka "stomach flu"), bacterial infection from appendicitis, obstruction, pancreatitis, gastritis and ulcer disease can be causes. Best to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have pain on the lower belly on both sides and also around belly button and above. The pain travels throught my belly?

I have pain on the lower belly on both sides and also around belly button and above. The pain travels throught my belly?

Alarm signs to check: Nonlocalizing abdominal discomfort as described is best addressed by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more

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Sharp pain from belly button to groin, what is it?

This is one that: Can't be diagnosed via the internet. A medical history, physical exam and possibly other studies may be required to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.

My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.

Umbilical hernia?: Might be a tiny belly button hernia, especially if you have an "outie" belly button. Easy to fix with a mini-surgticakl procedure by a genearl or pediatric surgeon. Many pediatric urologists also do this kind of surgery. Certainly worth having it checked out.. ...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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When before appendicitis pain moves from belly button to lower right abdomen?

When before appendicitis pain moves from belly button to lower right abdomen?

Usually a few: Hours, if it is acute appendicitis. But your pain could be from other sources, such as kidney stones, crohn's disease, bowel cancer. So see your doctor for more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Belly button itchiness and around stomach?

Belly button itchiness and around stomach?

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 more

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Bruising around belly button from bandaid surgery?

Bruising around belly button from bandaid surgery?

Common: This is common early after an operation, and i assume that you are describing a laparoscopic surgery. Swelling, bruising and mild discomfort are common. Ask your surgeon if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?

Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?

Omphalitis: This occurs among people with very deep navels [persistent urachus] who have hairy skin on the abdomen. The hairs have tiny barbs on the sides which causes them to all line up inside the umbilicus where they slowly penetrate into the skin. So these loose hairs are causing inflamation in there, progressively worse. If you can clean them out, it will heal. This is hard, so surgical excision cures. ...Read more

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Discomfort and pressure just below the belly button in women?

Discomfort and pressure just below the belly button in women?

Several causes: Could be several issues, possible urinary tract issue, uterine issues, intestinal issue, or even a small umbilical issue, etc, etc. If it persist, than get it checked out, good luck! ...Read more

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Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Appendix: That is where your appendix is, and you should consider going to get evaluated now. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/appendicitis/ds00274. ...Read more