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Dr. James Lin
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Protruding Belly Button (Overview)

A protruding navel is a belly button that extends more than usual during pregnancy.


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Health - what causes protruding belly button?

Health - what causes protruding belly button?

Probably: An umbilical hernia. If you have symptoms, you should have surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon. He should be able to tell you for sure. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
5 doctors shared insights

Protruding Belly Button (Overview)

A protruding navel is a belly button that extends more than usual during pregnancy.


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Please explain what it means if you have a protruding belly button?

Please explain what it means if you have a protruding belly button?

Hernia: This is an umbilical hernia, or a weakness in the abdominal wall that allows things on the inside to protrude to the outside such as fat and intestine. If you are having trouble with it, it should be surgically repaired. This can be done under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis with minimal risk of complications. ...Read more

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What causes a protruding belly button?

What causes a protruding belly button?

Usually hernia : This is usually sign of a hernia. Other cause may be liver disease. U will have to c ur doctor to be examined and then referred to a surgeon for a consultation, if its a hernia. ...Read more

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What causes a protruding belly button?

Usually hernia : This is usually sign of a hernia. Other cause may be liver disease. U will have to c ur doctor to be examined and then referred to a surgeon for a consultation, if its a hernia. ...Read more

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Health - what causes protruding belly button?

Probably: An umbilical hernia. If you have symptoms, you should have surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon. He should be able to tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Protruding belly button/ who can give answers please?

Protruding belly button/ who can give answers please?

No problem: It sounds like your baby has an umbilical (belly button) hernia, but your baby's doctor can tell you for sure. 90+% of the time, these resolve on there own by about 4 years old; in fact, using tape, belly bands, or quarters on them seems to decrease the likelihood of it resolving. If it's still there at 4 years old, a surgeon can do a simple procedure to sew it shut. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means if you have a protruding belly button?

Hernia: This is an umbilical hernia, or a weakness in the abdominal wall that allows things on the inside to protrude to the outside such as fat and intestine. If you are having trouble with it, it should be surgically repaired. This can be done under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis with minimal risk of complications. ...Read more

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My five month baby has an inch of protruding belly button. Will that cause him any harm?

Umbilical hernia: Not a problem provided the protruding belly button can easily be pushed in when he is lying down. You can feel an "gap", with your finger, in the abdominal wall fascia deep to belly button. This should close in time, by age 2 - 3-years in caucasian children and up to 5-years in african or aa children. You can also tell if the gap is getting smaller with time. Need 2b reparired if it enlarges. ...Read more

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Is there special; way to push a hard protruding belly button harnia back in. Iits been 3 days now no luck?

Is there special; way to push a hard protruding belly button  harnia back in.  Iits been 3 days now  no luck?

General Anesthesia: Whatever is "incarcerated" within the hernia, it is unlikely to find its way back in without surgery since the "captured" tissue gets swollen. If you are having significant pain and/or vomiting+/- bloating, you should seek out emergent attention. ...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