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What causes feeling something in bellybutton when i kneel down?

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Dr. Shanti Vennam

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Posted on Sat, 2 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: When ever I knees I feel something in my belly moving what could it be?
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Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 31 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

Several things can be at play as you kneel down. Your abdominal muscles move, if you have thin abdominal wall, you can feel intestinal movements; if you have abdominal fat, you can feel it move.

If you feel heaviness in your abdomen, you need to have a check up by a specialist to see if there is any mass inside. A clinical examination and a sonogram are useful.

If you are menstruating regularly and have not missed any period, you need not worry about pregnancy. Anyway, a sonogram-abdominal and pelvic/trans-vaginal will help to solve the issue.

Hope your query has been clarified. Please feel free to contact for further information. I will be happy to help.

regards,
Shanti.V.
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