Doctor insights on:
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Possible reasons: The tissues surrounding the piercing could be infected or inflamed. Additionally, umbilical trauma is common with navel piercings. ...Read more
Ruptured cyst: You could have a ruptured cyst.Get a more detailed answer ›
Umbilicus : It's difficult to say without actually seeing the affected area, however you appear to describing Psoriasis. The umbilicus can be involved in Psoriasis. Check to see if there is any family history of psoriasis in your family. Allergic Contact Dermatitis amongst other conditions may also cause similar skin eruption. You should consider visiting a Dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleedin body piercin: It means that you should have been smart enough not to have gotten the piercing originally. Sometimes when the piercing is done, a small blood vessel can be nicked which does not easily close. You must remove whatever ornament you have hung on yourself and let it heal, and see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What does it mean when your belly button is bleeding and hurts when you bend over to pick something up?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What does it mean when your belly button buldges?
- What does it mean when your belly button hurts?
- What does it mean when your belly button is sore?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does it mean when your belly button is swollen?
- What does it mean when your belly button itchy?
- What does it mean when your belly button is tingling?
- What does it mean when belly button itches?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online