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What causes belly button pain that radiates straight down some in interstitial cystitis patients?

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Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology

In brief: Urachus

There is an embryologic remnant of the bladder that runs from the bladder to the bellybutton called the urachus.
It is related to how the bladder develops. This is also why pushing in the belly button is some people makes then feel like they need to urinate.

In brief: Urachus

There is an embryologic remnant of the bladder that runs from the bladder to the bellybutton called the urachus.
It is related to how the bladder develops. This is also why pushing in the belly button is some people makes then feel like they need to urinate.
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