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What Determines An Innie Or Outtie Belly Button
Not necessarily.: An "outie" navel does not necessarily mean that you have an umbilical hernia. Ask your doctor to perform a physical exam to evaluate. If you do have a hernia, surgical repair is safe and effective. However, not all umbilical hernias need to be fixed. Those that are growing or causing symptoms should be fixed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Pick up the phone...: ...And arrange an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon. This is your safest and most reliable option. Then please determine whether the expense and recovery is worth it. ...Read more
26y.O. Belly button seems to be changing. Not sure if this is normal or something is wrong. Seems to be changing from "inny" to "outtie" belly button?
An outie : belly button should not impact the quality of sexual activity. if you have marked protrusion and pain please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Just have it cleaned first with an antiseptic solution Make sure the needle is clean and sharp Make sure you look for signs of infection such as redness and tenderness after the piercing. Go to a reliable place- with a reputation for cleanliness. Make sure your immunizations are up to date including Hepatitis B. ...Read more
Exam: Have primary care physician take a look, it's that easy. ...Read more
No difference: Innies don't live any better or longer than outies. There is probably some web site dedicated to their respective cause, but to most it just doesn't matter. ...Read more
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