Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Determines An Innie Or Outtie Belly Button

Share
1

1
What determines an innie or outtie belly button?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


3

3
Whatt could I do to turn my outtie belly button into an inny?

Whatt could I do to turn my outtie belly button into an inny?

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

5

5
What to do if I have an outtie belly button and I am going to have sex (for guys)?

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

6

6
Docs, wanted to know if I can get my outtie belly button pierced without worry of infection?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get my outtie belly button pierced without worry of infection?

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

7

7
What to do if I have an innie/outie belly button. can I get it peirced?

What to do if I have an innie/outie belly button. can I get it peirced?

Umbilical Hernia: Before you even consider this for one more second you must realize that you have to make sure this is not an umbilical hernia. Please have your doctor clarify if you are safe or not to have a piercing there if you have an outie.... ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Does my youngest child have an innie or outie belly button, how to know?

Does my youngest child have an innie or outie belly button, how to know?

Innie vs. Outie: If the belly button protrudes it's an outit, if it's sunken it's an innie ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is there any difference if you have an innie / outie belly button? Does it matter?

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