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Tenderness Under Belly Button
Irritation/infection: The redness signifies either irritation or infection. The former could be from allergy to clothing. If the area is itchy try applying a cortisone type ointment. If the reddened area burns or feels warm, apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin. If redness spreads, see your physician as oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?
The bump im my belly button is soft and tender but around it there is a hard redish bump that is getting bigger. What is wrong with me?
I have a large lump appx 20cm just under my belly button, tender at times but not constantly and can push it around, been there 3 years?
I run regularly, but when running today I felt a twisting/knot - like pain right below my belly button to the right. It's tender to touch.
Few possibilities: My guess is that it is an abdominal wall muscle strain, and it will resolve within a few days. Perhaps it will resolve after your next bowel movement. Some more serious internal disorders would be appendicitis, diverticulitis, twisting or volvulus of the intestine. If the pain is associated with fever, vomiting, diarrhea, very severe colicky pain, then obviously check with your doctor. ...Read more
When I push on either sides of my belly button right or left it feels tender and bruised but only when I push down been going on for 5-6 months?
Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more
Whenever I push on my abdomen just under my belly button it is tender but it is not tender anywhere else on my abdomen. Should I be concerned?
I have a small bump about two inches below my belly button, its the size of a dime and there is no discoloration. It also is very tender. What is it?
More information...: We need more information on this to give you a better impression. Is it itchy? How did it start and when? Any blisters? If it has been going on for a while and growing in size? Soft, lumpy? If just an isolated bump it could be a fatty tissue mass or a cyst. However, for a definite diagnosis you would need to see a provider who can examine you and give a better impression of it. ...Read more
I Got a pulling feeling behind my belly button and across that area. Its not sore just feels weird also nippeles small bit dry and tender to touch?
Discomfort: Could you be pregnant? If so do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I am having pain right above my belly button, and inside it on the left side. It's tender to touch. It's red on the side of the bellybutton on left s?
You have an infection. (quite common)
Get it checked out by a Health Care Professional
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
I have a freckle that recently raised and is very tender to the touch, even a shirt hurts when it touches its about 4.5 inches left of my belly button.
See a dermatologist: This could be a traumatized nevus (mole) but given this limited forum I cannot say for sure. I would suggest you see a dermatologist to help you come up with an answer. ...Read more
Probably not: It is unlikely to develop IBS at 59. If you already have a diagnosis of IBS, then this pain cold be related. ...Read more
24 yr old female abdomen below my belly button was tender to touch with some cramping for 2 days and is now gone what could it have been?
Belly Button feels tender w/ pain when I touch it. It does not hurt to stretch/cough. Not sure what to do, I feel a slight lump when pressing into it.
Cellulitis: You may be describing cellulitis or soft tissue infection of bely button, which is much more common these days given tendency to get piercings. Care is same as infection anywhere else. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/piercings/art-20047317 for more info. If not responding to simple home remedies, go see your Family Doc for antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more
Pain from belly button down to crotch. Pain isn't persistent. Area is slightly tender to touch. Pain is sometimes on right, middle or left side. W?
I have had problems with smelly discharge in my belly button. The area around my belly button has been tender lately but then this morning it feels re?
Infection: Could be a fungal or bacterial infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
Pain on left side above belly button that is tender to touch. I've also been experiencing pain that comes and goes.
I had surgery last Saturday and still very tender around the belly button also red, hot and a hard lump, constant pains?
I had a hysterectomy four and a half years ago. The incision in my belly button is still tender and still has a scab. Is this normal?
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