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I have a weird pain in my belly button and it kind of feels like its ripping. Do you know what"s wrong with me???

I have a weird pain in my belly button and it kind of feels like its ripping. Do you know what"s wrong with me???

Please clarify...: Have you been recently diagnosed with an incarcerated hernia (if so, get it fixed ASAP), has your hernia recently been repaired (if so, call your surgeon). Please refer to our other HealthTap answers regarding contributants to belly button pain as described. ...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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Have had a pulling pain in my belly button that only hurts occasionally when I lean forward. Strictly in the middle of it. What could it be?

Have had a pulling pain in my belly button that only hurts occasionally when I lean forward. Strictly in the middle of it. What could it be?

Umbilical pain: Pain in the umbilicus May be due to infection or a small hernia. If the area is red and tender, infection is suggested. A small protuberance would favor an umbilical hernia. Your physician should examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I got into a bad argument with my brother and i started feeling nauses a littke bit after then an hour later i started feeling pain in my belly button

I got into a bad argument with my brother and i started feeling nauses a littke bit after then an hour later i started feeling pain in my belly button

Tension/Anxiety: Stress is associated with anxiety and mood symptoms, in your case these two symptoms, nausea and abdominal pain are symptoms of that. Other symptoms may include dry mouth, sweating, diarrhea, tingly sensation, hot flashes and chills. Mild anxiety can be addressed by therapy and self help. Moderate to severe , on the other hand may need a combination of the above with medication. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my belly button and it feels like something is pulling it from the inside. What is the cause of this pain?

I have a sharp pain in my belly button and it feels like something is pulling it from the inside. What is the cause of this pain?

Umbilical hernia: Most likely cause of your symptoms is an umbilical hernia with fat caught in it. Do you notice a bulge in the umbilicus? A simple physical exam should determine if you have a hernia. ...Read more

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I've had a cough for a couple weeks and now I have pain in my belly button every time I cough. Is this normal?

I've had a cough for a couple weeks and now I have pain in my belly button every time I cough.  Is this normal?

Check for a hernia: strong cough could lead to a lot of muskeloskeletal problem bruise and broken rib is one the other strain muscle that could lead to a hernia have a doctor check your umbilical area for a hernia or potential one that most likely what causing the pain apply heat pad to the area and make sure your bowels are rugular to you do not have to strain any more and make sure you treat what causing the cough ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my belly button like its ripping or is being pulled. can you tell me whats wrong with my belly button??

I have a sharp pain in my belly button like its ripping or is being pulled. can you tell me whats wrong with my 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. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp pain in my belly button?

Sharp pains: Dont know answer is too big for vague pain but if it gets worse go to er! ...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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I have a pain in my belly button and when I cleaned it with a q-tip it had a clear thin fluid with a little blood in it. What should I do?

I have a pain in my belly button and when I cleaned it with a q-tip it had a clear thin fluid with a little blood in it.  What  should I do?

Probably infected: Clean 1-2 times daily with rubbing alcohol on a q tip, dry and put a small amount of antibiotic ointment and it should get better. If not see your doctor be seen sooner if increased pain or fever. ...Read more