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What can be the cause for sharp belly button pain? I rarely get these anymore, but it worsens when bending backwards or going to the bathroom?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hernia

Is hernia possible soft bulge within umbilicus.
Belly button does not commonly hurt unless infection or hernia.

In brief: Hernia

Is hernia possible soft bulge within umbilicus.
Belly button does not commonly hurt unless infection or hernia.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: See your doctor

Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person.
He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you.

In brief: See your doctor

Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person.
He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you.
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