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What does it mean when your belly button itchs?

What does it mean when your belly button itchs?

Navel infection.: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia. ...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 does it mean if my bellybutton hurts if i touch my bellybutton it hurts

What does it mean if my bellybutton hurts if i touch my bellybutton it hurts

There : There are many things that cause umbilical (aka belly button) pain. You may have an umbilical hernia (part of the intestines bulging through a defect around your belly button) or even appendicitis (an inflammation/infection of the appendix) there are other possibilities including irritable bowel syndrome, cancers(rectal, colon), and even kidney problems. The bottom line is umbilical pain can be a sign of a serious condition, and warrants an evaluation by your primary care provider right away. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your belly button itches?

What does it mean if your belly button itches?

Unsure: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button tingles?

What does it mean when your belly button tingles?

Belly-button tingles: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my belly button is leaking?

What does it mean if my belly button is leaking?

Uncertain: Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from past laparoscopic surgery, umbilical abscess ; recurrent folliculitis. More superficial fungal (such as yeast) and bacterial infections can occur. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my belly button pops out?

What does it mean when my belly button pops out?

Navel: The navel is a scar where the umbilical cord was once attached. Around 90% of people have a depression (innie) ; about 10% have a protrusion (outie). It is reported that a protruding navel develops because of more abundant skin remaining after the umbilical cord is separated. A naval that pops out may be consistent with an umbilical hernia which would warrant medical eval. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button is itchy?

What does it mean when your belly button is itchy?

Differing reasons: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button is swelled up?

What does it mean when your belly button is swelled up?

?Hernia?: A bulge at the belly button is usually secondary to a hernia, which is a hole in the muscles of the abdominal wall. These bulges often "yo-yo" in and out, but can become "incarcerated" and permanently protrude. Less likely, an infection may be present (omphalitis): this would be warm, red, and very tender. As with most of these situations, it would be wise to see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly piercing itches?

What does it mean when your belly piercing itches?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly hurts and belly button is swollen ?

What does it mean when your belly hurts and belly button is swollen ?

Umbilical hernia: Those symptoms are usually due to a hernia. You should be evaluated by a physician. The physical examination alone can confirm the diagnosis most of the times. If it is indeed a hernia, it could be repaired with a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button hurts? Throbbing feeling

What does it mean when your belly button hurts? Throbbing feeling

You : You may have a umbilical hernia. This means that a part of your intestines may have come through a defect into your umbilicus(belly button) thus causing pain. You will need your doctor to examine you and possibly order an us if this is suspected. If so, you may need surgical intervention. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button pops out?

What does it mean when your belly button pops out?

About 10% of: Individuals have a protruding navel (outie). However, what you described could be an umbilical hernia. Your doctor should be able to diagnose if you have an umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your belly button bleeds?

What does it mean if your belly button bleeds?

Bleeding Navel.: 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 does it mean if my uterus hurts?

What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

Pelvic pain: There are so many explanations for pain in th pelvis, it is not possible to say it is your uterus. Could be ovarian cysts, ligaments of th pelvis, or muscles and tendons of the abdomen. Is the pain incited by movement of the pelvis or low back? If so it is probably musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds?

What does it mean when your belly button piercing bleeds?

Possible reasons: The tissues surrounding the piercing could be infected or inflamed. Additionally, umbilical trauma is common with navel piercings. ...Read more

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What does it mean when just your belly button is sweaty?

What does it mean when just your belly button is sweaty?

Nothing : It may mean your clothing is tighter around there resulting in less circulation and more sweat. Do you have a hairy belly button? ...Read more

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What does it mean if your belly button is red inside and itches?

What does it mean if your belly button is red inside and itches?

Uncertain: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Some people may experience itching with an umbilical hernia. ...Read more