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What causes protruding belly button?

I am a male, 33 years old with no known health issues. I am in decent shape and not overweight but my belly button has been protruding more and more over the last year or so. I once had an inny but half of it is now an outy. Any idea what could be the reason for this?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019
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Hello,

It can be due to hernia or infection. Doing an ultrasound abdomen help to diagnose the cause. Share a picture for better understanding.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr S.R.Raveendran, Sexologist
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