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Doctor insights on: What Causes Tingling In The Belly Button Area

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have a weird tingling but sharp pain from my left side belly button down and I have had this for two days now the pain comes n goes but the tingling?

I have a weird tingling but sharp pain from my left side belly button down and I have had this for two days now the pain comes n goes but the tingling?

Tingling and pain: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, did you ever had history of kidney stones? Do you have any Urinary symptoms as of now ( pain during urination, excessive urination), any history of prostate issues? Any diarrhea or nausea? Please provide me the answers do that I can assist you further. Thank you ...Read more

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I have a numb tingling feeling on the right side of my belly button. It's not painful but uncomfortable. What can it be?

I have a numb tingling feeling on the right side of my belly button.  It's not painful but uncomfortable.  What can it be?

Mind perception of: signals from skin to brain, Study: https://www.google.com/search?q=homonculous. We learn to interpret sensations over time by association & practice, routinely taking the fantastic complexity for granted. Additional issue: whatever we mentally focus on usually increases in perceived importance (within our mind), especially if associated with fear vs pleasure (a key basis for addictive behaviors). ...Read more

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Had urethral pain for 6 days but it went away. Have had tingling in belly button and tip of penis for 3 days since the pain ended. What could this be?

Had urethral pain for 6 days but it went away. Have had tingling in belly button and tip of penis for 3 days since the pain ended. What could this be?

Maybe nothing...: Possibly urethritis (i.e. an STD), but probably not unless you also had abnormal discharge of pus or mucus. And urethritis would not be likely to clear up so quickly without treatment. Or maybe you passed a stone? Or non-STD urinary tract infection (very rare at your age). If the symptoms do not return, probably nothing need be done. But see your doctor if pain returns or other symptoms show up. ...Read more

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Since my blighted ovum 4 months ago, i get a very bloated belly and tingling under my belly button a few days before my regular periods. Why?

Since my blighted ovum 4 months ago, i get a very bloated belly and tingling under my belly button a few days before my regular periods. Why?

Normal: These are typical symptoms right before a period. I'm not sure why they would have started after, specifically, a blighted ovum, but it would be normal to have these symptoms in the days before a period. I dont' think these symptoms are related to the blighted ovum. ...Read more

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Tingling from belly button to vagina kinda wanted to push had to pee a lot but very little i wiped and there were pink spots only lasted an hour?

Tingling from belly button to vagina kinda wanted to push had to pee a lot but very little i wiped and there were pink spots only lasted an hour?

Irritation: Sounds like irritation in the bladder. Usually this is from infection - with very mild cases it can go away without treatment. If you continue with the symptoms or they worsen you will need to see a doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp stomach pain around the belly button area in a five year old boy? And why would orange juice send him into tears?

Meckel's diverticulu: There is a concept called referred pain. Pain felt at the belly button could be generated anywhere in his gut from just outside of his stomach to his mid-transverse colon-in other words, not very specific location. Bring him to his doc and if he is stymied to a peds GI doc. There is also possibility of Meckel's diverticulum. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

Need More Info: Need more detailed info on your menstrual cycle and the character and type of pain. The most important diagnosis to exclude is Appendicitis and tubal pregnancy. This best done with a check up at your doctor's office. ...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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Dark line under belly button to pubic area. Could this be caused by the pill. Been on it for 4 months and it keeps getting darker. Not preg. ?

Yes: You describe the linea nigra or "black line" in the middle of the abdomen running upward or downward (or both) from the belly button. Yes, since you take birth control pills which raise your hormone levels, much like pregnancy does, it can cause the skin darkening. If not, you may be secreting abnormal levels of hormones from your adrenal gland and will need to have it checked. ...Read more

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What could cause pain,discharge,and a little bood from belly button? Also kind of have a mild discomfort in the pelvic area not sure if related.

What could cause pain,discharge,and a little bood from belly button? Also kind of have a mild discomfort in the pelvic area not sure if related.

Pelvic pain: Endometriosis (abnormal occurrence of uterine tissue outside the uterus (womb) can cause abdominal and pelvic pain around the time of the menstrual cycle. If there is some endometrial tissue in the umbilicus, it may bleed similarly. See a Gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Daughter complaung of belly button pain goin to groin area what can be the cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can a paraesaphageal hiatel hernia cause sharp pains in upper and lower left stomach belly button area. Hurtsmost wen sitting up and laying flat.

Can a paraesaphageal hiatel hernia cause sharp pains in upper and lower left stomach belly button area. Hurtsmost wen sitting up and laying flat.

This is important: Fact that is not commonly known. Most hiatal hernias are the sliding type, which is usually not life-threatening. Paraesophageal histal hernia, a much less common type, in contrast can become incarcerated or strangulated, a surgical emergency. So if you are having pain, go now to see a surgeon who can determine if you need to have surgical repair of your hernia. ...Read more

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My son complains of lower abdominal pains, around the area of lower belly button. What could be the cause?

Many conditions: cause lower abdominal pain in children, and evaluation depends on the severity and duration of the pain. Progressive pain that starts around the navel and moves to the RLQ along with fever and nausea/V needs to be assessed for appendicitis, but more common are viral gastroenteritis, constipation, indigestion, gas from lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, imbalanced diet, or nervous stomach. ...Read more

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Sharp pain below belly button shooting down to groin area just started this morning. Hurts when pushed on. No other symptoms. Causes and Treatment?

Sharp pain below belly button shooting down to groin area just started this morning. Hurts when pushed on. No other symptoms. Causes and Treatment?

Appendicitis?: It could be early appendicitis and you should see a doctor for a proper examination. This is particularly true if the pain radiates down towards the right groin. ...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