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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 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