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What Is Your Belly Button Connected To
Sometimes: Often thin people can feel their aorta (the main artery bringing blood from your heart to your body) pulsating through their abdomen. Rarely in can be a sign of an abdominal aortic aneurysm which is a serious medical condition. One risk factor for this is smoking and another is family history of aneurysm. It would be easy to get this checked with a simple ultrasound. ...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?
Not true: Embryologically speaking, there is a loose connection, both being part of immature forming GI tract, but there is no physical connection, which is what you are asking, i think? ...Read more
Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?
Liver: Your liver is normally in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Pain in the right upper area can be caused by many issues including liver, gallbladder, and other problems. Please consult with a physician if you have significant pain in the abdomen, regardless of location. ...Read more
If I had an ovarian cyst would the pain be originating right above my belly button? The pain is radiating to my entire abdomen but that area is VERY tender to touch. Let me know what else it could be as well, please. Thanks!
Go see your doctor.: If the area is VERY tender, I would be most concerned with your appendix. Given the severity of your pain, please seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more
Left kidney: Also left adrenal gland.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: You can contact a cosmetic surgeon and see if you are a suitable candidate for this type of revision. If you have a normal pattern of healing it is likely this can be easily accomplished in the right hands. ...Read more
Nothing!: The bellybutton is essentially scar tissue (left over from the neonatal umbilical cord) that is fused with the abdominal wall. There are some pediatric surgical problems involving remaining attachments to the umbilical stump, but normally the belly button is not "attached" to anything. In fact, many laparascopic surgeries use the belly button as an entry point into the abdomen. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Re-assess: You must first be sure the area is not infected. The best way to do this is to make an appointment with your physician. You must also make sure you clean the area as instructed. Be sure the belly jewelry is the right size, as well. Finally, you may not be someone who can tolerate jewelry in that area. You may need to remove it. Make sure there is no infection. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the easiest way to figure out where the stomach is located inside a female body? Having pains.. Not sure if its my intestines or stomach.. Help
Male/Female same loc: Stomach is located in same location in men and women.It is located in the middle just below the rib cage if you are having pains you should get it checked by your doctor, and if the pain is too severe go to the er. ...Read more
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