What is Omphalophobia?

It is the fear of belly buttons. The person with omphalophobia reports nausea or pain like sensation on touching or tugging the umbilicus.

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My belly button seems to have changed recently from an "innie" to a half "outie" ...should I be concerned? I'm a 36 year old male 6'2' about 200...

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Thanks for posting your query.
Transition of the belly button from an innie to an outie can either be due to excessive fat deposition in the...

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i had a caesar 9 months ago. 2 days ago i started feeling discomfort to my navel. It feels as if i can feel my umbilical cord. A slight touch on...

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Any surgical procedure can result in some disruption of the nerves in the area. This can occur from handling...

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