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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 get a sharp pulling pain from my belly button to my private area what could it be?

I get a sharp pulling pain from my belly button to my private area what could it be?

See a physician: There are many possible causes including scarring from your C-section as well as a variety of other explanations. See your md for a complete exam. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pulling rigid pain around belly button incision after gallbladder removal via laparoscopic?

I have a sharp pulling rigid pain around belly button incision after gallbladder removal via laparoscopic?

Call your surgeon: Could be a variety of things such as normal healing, a hernia, or even an infection. Infection typically with red skin. Hernia often associated with a lump. Depends on when he operation was, and the size of the pet used and technique of closure, which is why it is best to call your surgeon. They'll sort you out I'm sure. Hope this helps! ...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?

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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Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

Not usually: That is an unlikely cause unless you can specifically relate it to an injury. If it does not quickly resolve, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Having intermittent sharp pain located to the left and slightly above belly button. Seems to only hurt when moving, but I didn't strain or pull anythi?

Having intermittent sharp pain located to the left and slightly above belly button. Seems to only hurt when moving, but I didn't strain or pull anythi?

Probably muscular: Even though you don't recall any strain, the fact that it is intermittent and associated with movement probably means a muscle was strained--it can sometimes happen during sleep! Treat as strain with warmth, gently stretching. If it doesn't resolve, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Pulling pain in belly button. Went away with advil (ibuprofen). No longer hurts but still pulling. Daily nausea & dizziness. Abdominal ultrasound and X-ray clear?

Try pooping: A general rule in medicine @ your age says the closer the pain is to the belly button, the more likely it is to be benign. You could be getting a bowel obstruction, especially if you have a history of constipation or low fiber diet. There are plenty of other things it could be, but this is usually what I find. Try a gentle laxative and/or increased dietary fiber. ...Read more

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I have this weird pulling/ripping sensation under my belly button, it's really painful if I move suddenly. What could it be?

I have this weird pulling/ripping sensation under my belly button, it's really painful if I move suddenly. What could it be?

Ventral hernia?: If you've put on weight it is possible to tear the midline tendon connecting your abdominal muscles. This can result in a bulge in the umbilicus (belly button) or in the middle of your abdomen. It is easy to diagnose on physical exam, and usually requires no treatment. If the pain is severe get checked out anyhow as there can be other causes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a pulling sensation from behind my belly button as if someone is pulling from! The inside, what can cause this?

I am experiencing a pulling sensation from behind my belly button as if someone is pulling from! The inside, what can cause this?

Small & Large Bowel: Pain and discomfort around the belly button are associated with small bowel and some colonic pathologies such as early appendicitis, gastroenteritis, constipation. If you experience continued and or increasing pain, fevers and chills you should see a doc as soon as possible. ...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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For the past hour, I have been experiencing a pain in my belly button such as if someone is pulling on it with a string on the inside. Its gets worse?

For the past hour, I have been experiencing a pain in my belly button such as if someone is pulling on it with a string on the inside. Its gets worse?

Can't diagnose: Can't diagnose this with the available information. However if the pain becomes severe – especially if accompanied by nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite or fever that would warrant emergent evaluation. Note if pain moves down toward the lower right abdomen or worsens with being jolted. ...Read more

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String like pulling from belly button to vagina? What could that be

String like pulling from belly button to vagina? What could that be

Nonspecific: This is a nonspecific symptom. It could be muscular or be caused by some pelvic or urinary bladder disorder. Look for any urinary symptoms. If symptoms persist, I recommend an examination by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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For the last two days I have been experiencing pulling and pinching in my lower left abdomen. It is the left and lower than my belly button.

For the last two days I have been experiencing pulling and pinching in my lower left abdomen. It is the left and lower than my belly button.

Nonspecific: No specific diagnosis can be attached to this. Most likely an abdominal muscle problem. Could also be GYN related, a rare type of hernia (Spigelian), diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and even an umbilical hernia. Best to get a more complete evaluation with your primary care provider, the timing depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Weird pulling sensation in belly button upon moving!? What can this be

Hard to: Tell. Need more information, any pain, fever or change in bowl pattern? ...Read more

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I have a pulling feeling behind belly button and past two nights I have felt nauseous and have vomited?

Umbilical discomfort: The distress around the umbilicus may be spasms of the stomach outlet leading to nausea and vomiting. Partial intestinal obstruction from adhesions or a small umbilical hernia are other possibilities. If these symptoms persist you will need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a pulling sensation from my belly button down to my pubic region, like a string connecting it, when I lean back it hurts worse. What is it?

I have a pulling sensation from my belly button down to my pubic region, like a string connecting it, when I lean back it hurts worse. What is it?

? muscular?: The rectus abdominis muscles are the paired "6-pack" muscles that run from the rib cage to the pubic bone. Pain at the umbilicus that radiates to the groin may be caused by a pulled muscle. If the pain persists, I advise you to seek out medical attention as a physical examination would be very helpful in this situation. ...Read more

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I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have a pulling pain from my belly button down to my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

I have a pulling pain from my belly button down to my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

Poss urachal abn: One possibility is an abnormality of the urachus, which runs from the belly button to the top of the bladder. In the fetus it is an open pathway. It normally closes off completely prior to birth. If not, it can result in drainage from the belly button, or closed off cysts can form, which then can enlarge or get infected, causing pain. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a pulling pain from my belly button down to my penis, help?

Here are some...: To raise this single symptom for an answer is like a puzzle or ridicule. To find out the potential cause for this Sx, following the instruction in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html will definitely help deduce its possible Dx for getting reasonable Rx, care, and counseling. Further online chat would have limited result despite spending much time with yearning for... Best wish to health... ...Read more