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My belly button is painful to the touch and protrudes from

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My belly button is painful to the touch and protrudes from my belly. Is it possible that I have an umbilical hernia and if so when do I seek help?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 7 years ago.
Hello,
   Will you please answer some questions-
1.Since when it is there?
2.Is there any intestinal symptoms?
3.Is the area at umbilicus is red & hot?
Please reply.