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I have a pain under my belly button area in the center what could it be causing the pain?

I have a pain under my belly button area in the center what could it be causing the pain?

Several: Could be a hernia, but this is an area which gets referred pain from abdominal organs. Seek a good exam. ...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 have a hard area right below my belly button?

I have a hard area right below my belly button?

Hard Area Abdomen: From all the information it appears that it may be either a hernia or it may be some inflammed gland. You need to get it checked by a doctor to find the exact nature of it. Hernia usually is painless but it may cause discomfort or pain when it becomes obstructed. ...Read more

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I have a small, painful area to the right of my belly button, only when I push on it. Should I be concerned?

Possible Hernia?: Need more info but pain may signal development of peri umbilical hernia that is not uncommon and may be related to strain and muscle/fascia tear from straining and also seen at times with pregnancy and or weight gain. Seekattention if other symptoms like fever, discoloration or GI symptoms develop. ...Read more

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I have pain in a small area next to my belly button when I press on it or when I bend forward. Can someone tell me what this might be caused by?

I have pain in a small area next to my belly button when I press on it or when I bend forward. Can someone tell me what this might be caused by?

Possible hernia: It is likely a developing small hernia, or perhaps an area of recent trauma. See your family doctor if it persists and bothers you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I been having nauseating sharp shooting pains in the area behind my belly button for over 3wks now, coming & going all and everyday, can you help me?

I been having nauseating sharp shooting pains in the area behind my belly button for over 3wks now, coming & going all and everyday, can you help me?

Hernia: This could be an umbilical hernia. The fact that you are having continual pain is not a good sign. It could mean the contents of the hernia are stuck. Get to your doctor or a surgeon asap before this becomes an emergency. ...Read more

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The area under my belly button hurts after doing situps? What can you pull near there?

The area under my belly button hurts after doing situps? What can you pull near there?

Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can result in discomfort or stretching in that area. ...Read more

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Lately I've noticed a foul smell in my blouse around belly button area i like to kno why?

Lately I've noticed a foul smell in my blouse around belly button area i like to kno why?

Discharge? : Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur. ...Read more

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Belly my belly button area hurts. But i don't know what it may be. Could it be appendicitis.

Belly my belly button area hurts. But i don't know what it may be. Could it be appendicitis.

Appendicitis : If your belly button hurts and it is just the skin then it can be a cellulitis. Look for redness. If you note pain deeper and fevers it could be appendicitis. Sometimes people get diarrhea and vomiting with appendicitis. You'll need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why does me abdomen area hurt when it's pushed on..especially the area around my belly button.

Why does me abdomen area hurt when it's pushed on..especially the area around my belly button.

Go to the emergency room.: It is difficult to tell from your description here how abruptly this pain started, but one must be concerned about the possibility of appendicitis in this situation. I would get checked out ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a small red circle of a dry/scabby area by my belly button. Do you know what it could be?

I have a small red circle of a dry/scabby area by my belly button. Do you know what it could be?

Psoriasis?: Any of several skin problems could do this, but one possibility is psoriasis. It would be more likely if you have similar patches elsewhere, or if you have prominent flaking of your scalp (dandruff). Also if there are small pits (dimple-like) in your fingernails. See a doctor if you have any of these other signs, or if it doesn't clear up in the next couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain deep in the area below my ribcage and above my belly button when i lay on my right side?

Why do I have pain deep in the area below my ribcage and above my belly button when i lay on my right side?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

Need More Info: Need more detailed info on your menstrual cycle and the character and type of pain. The most important diagnosis to exclude is Appendicitis and tubal pregnancy. This best done with a check up at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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My 2 years old son is complaining that his belly button area hurts what might that be and should I bring consir?

My 2 years old son is complaining that his belly button area hurts what might that be and should I bring consir?

Hernia: If at age two he tells you his belly button hurts and he has an "outie" then he has a symptomatic umbilical hernia. It will not close further. A simple out patient operation by pediatric surgeon will take care it for good. ...Read more