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What is your belly button connected to internally?

What is your belly button connected to internally?

Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...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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Is the belly button connected to anything?

Umbilicus: The navel or umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...Read more

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What is your belly button connected too?

What is your belly button connected too?

The navel or: Umbilicus is the location where the umbilical cord was once attached. There is normally a depression of the abdominal muscles with surrounding fascia in the area of the umbilicus. ...Read more

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Anatomically what lies above your navel? And what would cause it to hurt

Anatomically what lies above your navel? And what would cause it to hurt

Abdominal pain: Depending on your anatomy could be: stomach; duodenum (first part of the small intestine); transverse colon; gallbladder; part of liver. ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel your heart beat through your stomach near your belly button?

Is it possible to feel your heart beat through your stomach near your belly button?

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

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It is possible to sprain your belly button?

It is possible to sprain your belly button?

You could develop: An umbilical hernia - but, no the umbilicus does not become sprained. ...Read more

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Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

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

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Belly lumps around the navel-- could this be cancer, what to do?

Belly lumps around the navel-- could this be cancer, what to do?

MD: Probably not cancer considering your age and the description of your symptoms, but none of us can guarantee it's not. See a doc for a proper exam. Best to you. ...Read more

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Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?

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

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Can it be possible for you to make your belly button an inny insetad of outty?

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

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What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

What is your bellybutton connected to as an adult?

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 more

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What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

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 more

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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

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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Is it possible for you to hurt your baby by playing with your belly button ?

Shouldn't be a : Problem. Your navel is where the umbilical cord was attached to your mother's placenta. Your navel is not attached to your baby or your baby's umbilical cord. ...Read more