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How to reduce belly button fat?

How to reduce belly button fat?

Hernia?: If you have a lump or bulge at the umbilicus, you may have an umbilical hernia. See a doctor for an examination. ...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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What causes pain above the belly button?

What causes pain above the belly button?

Many possibilities: Pain around the belly button can result from a local issue, like a hernia, or from things arising from inside the abdomen, including inflammation of part of the GI tract, like the small bowel or appendix. Things like a viral gastroenteritis (aka "stomach flu"), bacterial infection from appendicitis, obstruction, pancreatitis, gastritis and ulcer disease can be causes. Best to get checked out. ...Read more

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Can messing with your belly button cause problems?

Can messing with your belly button cause problems?

? messing?: Not sure what you mean by "messing with", but if one was to try and pierce themselves per se, for a belly button ring, that would not be advised, as it may lead to infection. Best to have any piercings done by a certified professional. ...Read more

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What causes pain to the right side of my belly button?

What causes pain to the right side of my belly button?

Pain right belly: Depending on duration and other associated symptoms and signs, common causes of right side abdominal pain include appendicitis, gall bladder problems, kidney pain including ureteric pain, ovarian pain, small intestinal pain, pain in abdominal wall musculature etc. ...Read more

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What caused pain around the belly button? There is really nothing else going on just pain around the belly button.

What caused pain around the belly button? There is really nothing else going on just pain around the belly button.

Causes: Mild discomfort? If pain migrates to right lower quadrant of abdomen or becomes severe, this warrants surgical eval. If there is mass (the changes in size) close to the naval, this also warrants evaluation (but not urgent). ...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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I have pain in a small area next to my belly button when I press on it or when I bend forward. Can someone tell me what this might be caused by?

I have pain in a small area next to my belly button when I press on it or when I bend forward. Can someone tell me what this might be caused by?

Possible hernia: It is likely a developing small hernia, or perhaps an area of recent trauma. See your family doctor if it persists and bothers you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain near and around belly button when bending/hunched. No pain when pressing on it. The pain comes and goes. What could cause this? I feel fine.

Pain near and around belly button when bending/hunched. No pain when pressing on it. The pain comes and goes. What could cause this? I feel fine.

Musculoskeletal: Sounds like it is musculoskeletal in nature. Probably related to stretching of tissues in the abdominal wall around the region where the muscle fibers / tendons and fascial pieces come together. This may eventually become a hernia although it may just resolve. No need to worry unless this is progressive. ...Read more

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What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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What could cause an infection of the belly button?

What could cause an infection of the belly button?

Retained stuff.: An innie can retain lint and dirt and water. The combination can cause breakdown of the skin in the canal and superficial infection. ...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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What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

What causes an itchy belly button and stomach?

Contact dermatitis: Did you get a new pair of jeans? Some people are allergic to nickel in top button of jeans that typically reaches/touches belly button. ...Read more

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What might cause my pain in stomach by belly button?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen belly button?

What causes a swollen belly button?

Infection or hernia: The most likely problem associated with a swollen belly button, if this is the first time you are encountering this at age 37, is either an umbilical hernia (a defect in the wall of your abdomen) or an infection. If it is painful, red, swollen or if you are having nausea, vomiting and are unable to go to the bathroom, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What can cause a bleeding belly button?

What can cause a bleeding belly button?

Umbilical cellulitis: ...versus trauma, puncture/piercing, etc. Ref.: https://www. Zocdoc. Com/answers/3275/what-causes-belly-buttons-to-bleed ...Read more

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Heard belly button piercing hurts when u r fat?

Not needed: You do not need to get a piercing. Fat or skinny, it is a useless practice. ...Read more

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What causes odor and leakage in the belly button?

What causes odor and leakage in the belly button?

Skin infection: A skin infection centered in the belly button can do that (especially if overweight or the area is not exposed to air). The first step is gentle cleaning with an antibacterial soap daily. There are rare conditions that can cause an opening of a congenital tract that leads to your belly button - either way, if this perssists, it makes sense to get this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause burning pains above my belly button?

Peptic ulcer/GERD?: You may have an ulcer or reflux disease. This should be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What causes my belly button to bleed where I'm hurting?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Below the belly button is tingling. What may be the cause?

Below the belly button is tingling. What may be the cause?

Thoracic radiculopat: Symptoms suggest pinched nerve at lower thoracic spine. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can gastroschisis cause your kid to not have a belly button?

Can gastroschisis cause your kid to not have a belly button?

Sometimes: Depending on the surgical approach, patients may not have a normal appearing umbilicus. ...Read more

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How to lose that tiny last bit of belly fat under my belly button?!?!

Exercise...: There is no such thing as spot reduction of fat. Its going to come off where it wants to but eventually as your percentage of body fat declines with exercise and healthy eating, it will flatten out your upper and lower stomach unveiling that 6-pack within. Good luck! ...Read more