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Will my baby always have an outy belly button?

Will my baby always have an outy belly button?

No: Most outies turn in by 5 years of age; some stay that way, but this is less likely. ...Read more

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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 can lead to people to have an inny or an outy belly button?

What can lead to people to have an inny or an outy belly button?

Umbilical hernia: Can lead to an outy. Genetics can cause an outy. Other than that not sure what other factors lead to it as it is only a cosmetic concern... ...Read more

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How can I make my outy belly button go in?

How can I make my outy belly button go in?

Wgt loss, surgery: If you are pregnant or overweight, it may resolve with wgt loss or birth of your child. If you've always had an 'outy', talk to a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get surgery on my outy belly button ?

Hernis: Umbilical hernia can be repaired. See your doctor to get referral to surgeon. Repairs are appropriate after the age of 3 to 5. ...Read more

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Self-conscious about outy belly button. Any ways to fix this?

Self-conscious about outy belly button. Any ways to fix this?

Certaily: If you are ready to pay up for elective surgery, you can look for a cosmetic surgeon to do the procedure. Many other surgeons could probably do this, but if your after a specific look afterward, find someone with experience. ...Read more

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What determines an innie or outtie belly button?

What determines an innie or outtie belly button?

Not necessarily.: An "outie" navel does not necessarily mean that you have an umbilical hernia. Ask your doctor to perform a physical exam to evaluate. If you do have a hernia, surgical repair is safe and effective. However, not all umbilical hernias need to be fixed. Those that are growing or causing symptoms should be fixed. ...Read more

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Whatt could I do to turn my outtie belly button into an inny?

Whatt could I do to turn my outtie belly button into an inny?

Pick up the phone...: ...And arrange an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon. This is your safest and most reliable option. Then please determine whether the expense and recovery is worth it. ...Read more

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Outy Belly Button (Definition)

An outie or outy is the less common type of belly button, which sticks out ...Read more