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Why Is My Belly Button Sore To Touch
I have diastasis recti , my belly button is now sticking out , is this ok , it is slightly sore to touch , is it my diastasis recti spreading ?
Hernia...: Diastasis recti is the separation of the abdominal wall muscles above the belly button which causes a lump when intrabdominal pressure increases as when doing a sit-up. Protrusion of the belly button suggests a different problem - most likely a hernia. I suggest you see your physician for an exam. Good luck! ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my stomach is very sore to touch. I was lying on my stomach in my sleep so I immediately noticed, and it is still hurting and very painful when I press on it around my belly button.
Could be a hernia: See your doctor for a physical if it's bad enough or gets worse. ...Read more
I had my appendix out 6 weeks ago via keyhole my cuts are all healed and was fine but now my belly button just above the scar is very sore to touch ?
Incision infection: Have the site evaluated by your surgeon to see if it is infected. ...Read more
I have seen doc in ER , he gave me meds however it keeps coming back , puss/ blood/ sore to touch belly button :( this is been going on for a year :(?
Consult your doctor: If er treatment was unsuccessful you should consult your family doctor or a surgeon you need a re evaluation with exam and a culture of the pussy discharge and you may need to be treated with appropriate antibiotics and may need exploration of the area if indicated. ...Read more
Hi last night I started to get a soreness pain a little above my belly button Sometimes it hurts when I move and it also hurts when I massage the area?
I've had minor soreness in my belly button for a few days. Discharge just started coming out but I don't want to see a Dr. Anything I can do at home?
Wet dressings.: You can try wet dressings, using water with a bit of salt dissolved in it, 2-3 times per day. But if the discharge increases and/or it becomes painful, you really should see a doctor because you may be developing an infection. ...Read more
I had a laposcopy a few years ago but have been having problems with what might be an infection in my belly button.. Soreness and a bit of odd odor?
Belly button: Firstly any concern of infection should always necessitate a visit with the surgeon and your pmd. More than likely you probably have a stitch granuloma that is causing the problem. ...Read more
Almost 4 weeks after lap chole and still get occasional pain and soreness around belly button. Especially if I walk a lot. Is that normal?
Ive had a swollen belly for a few weeks, seems to get worse as day progresses. Also just noticed soreness and small lump in belly button.
Could a UTI cause soreness around belly button and 2 inches right of it? I have no pain when urinating but am urinating often. What else could it be?
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