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Care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more
Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia repair march 8. It is march 28 and i still have that black bruise above belly button. It hurt. Incision is in belly button, why?
Should see surgeon: A bruise should be improving by 20 days after surgery. You should see the surgeon if you haven't seen him or her recently so they can look at it. The black/blue/purple area could be the skin of and around the belly button that had its blood supply affected by the surgery. In rare cases, the surgeon may need a second procedure to revise this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cough had bilateral. laparoscopic inburial hernia repair. Pain at ins inscion belly button. Normal?
Mild cramping is: Normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could be infection: Tha pain could be coming from inside the navel itself, and there could be an infection within the c losed skin space of the navel, also called the umbilicus. The pain could also be coming from the muscle wall, or from inside your abdomen, and could be caused by intestinal, pancreatic or liver disease. If it persists, go to your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more
Yoga: Forgive me if i misunderstood. The concept of a navel center, or chakra, that can be in harmony / balance or not is from the great tradition of yoga spirituality rather than today's medicine focused on the material body. If you have physical-body symptoms that should be seen by your personal physician, remember the hindu dictum "truth is one, people call it by different names." best wishes. ...Read more
Go see ur FamilyDoc: There are many reasons for pain 1.5" about your belly button. Most common is heartburn or indigestion. Over-the-counter calcium carbonate aka Tums & Rolaids, H2 blockers eg Axid, Pepcid & Zantac, (ranitidine) and PPI eg Prilosec are often used. Pancreatitis is more worrisome cause of pain in this area. Try to determine what makes pain worse & what relieves it. Seek immediate care if black or bloody stool. ...Read more
Yeast most likely: Usually the redness with the white surrounding is probably a yeast infection and that is treated by cream that can be usually bought here in the US but not sure about there in the country you are in. You can see if you can get Monistat, Gynelotrimin, nystatin, or Lamisil over the counter and clean the belly button with some vinegar and water then dry and rub the cream into the area 3 xs daily. ...Read more
Bag of fat:
That is a good name I think.
Some might call it panniculus but I like bag of fat better. ...Read more
Quite plausible: I think you aree not alone. The navel jewelry tells me that many people find that part of the body to be erotic. Don't worry. It is okay - especially if you accept it and find a lucky woman who enjoys your appreciation of her. Hopefully that interest is not at the expense of loving all her other qualities too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Dr.: From umbilical hernias to skin disorders may affect the navel. Someone needs to see it. ...Read more
Hello, my baby navel produce green secretions, is there something wrong with her, she is 9days age now.
What to do if I got my first one on the upper navel 4 years ago. I'm really forgot how to care it tho. I gonnaone?
Please, no gibberish: Your question is "Igonnaone?" Please review and resubmit your entire request. ...Read more