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Belly button injury? LOL I know it sounds silly.

16 years ago, when I was 8 months pregnant, I decided I just HAD to complete her baby room. I have had a sensitive belly button ever since. Lately it has started painfully itches and hurts in a wider area. Could it be tearing or something? I mentioned it to my doc and he just sort of shrugged. He isn't usually so dismissive, so maybe I am worried for nothing.  I had been quite ill so make he was just concentrating on that.  I am not sure if I sure deal with this more aggressively or just wait and see what happens?

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ochsamom

Asked by ochsamom at 9:56 AM on Jun. 27, 2011 in Health

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  • maybe a hernia? i mean 16 years is a long time for this kind of thing.. so I am not sure
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 10:01 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • Get a second opinion.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:10 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • Sounds like a hernia. My husband had a small one at birth and at age 36 lifted something at work and made it worse. They gave him a brace and some meds, but now he has a bimb into his belly button. You should have it checked out.
    Quinn525

    Answer by Quinn525 at 10:11 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • ty ladies, what is a bimb?
    ochsamom

    Comment by ochsamom (original poster) at 10:15 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

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