How to cure navel displacement permanently

How to cure Navel Displacement Permanently

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Navel displacement happens when the navel shifts from its position and protrudes in the belly. It is mostly noticeable when you do some staining activities like lifting heavy weights or when you have constipation. It can cause an uncomfortable sensation in your belly.

If you feel like you have navel displacement, it is best to consult a doctor and treat the issue as early as possible. In this article, we’ll discuss some effective treatment methods to treat the issue permanently.

Understanding the Navel Displacement before treating it

Navel displacement is a condition where the navel shifts from its center point and is positioned away from its usual position in the anterior abdominal wall. The navel usually shifts upwards or downwards from its original position. In rare cases, the navel might shift sidewards.

This condition is similar to spinal cord displacement and can cause an imbalance in the stomach muscles. The navel is also a vital energy point that is connected to many organs in the body. Its displacement can disrupt the body’s natural functions and cause health problems.

How to Cure Navel Displacement Permanently?

You can follow some medical and non-medical treatments to cure navel displacement permanently. It can be permanently cured by definitive surgical repair for umbilical hernia by laparoscopic or open treatment for umbilical infection or inflammation.

You can also practice some yoga asanas to treat navel displacement naturally. Below are the medical and natural home remedies you can follow to treat a displaced navel.

Navel displacement treatment

There are various approaches to treating navel displacement, depending on the severity and underlying cause. Let us look at some of the prominent methods one by one


Umblicoplasty is a procedure done to alter the appearance of your navel. They are also performed to treat umbilical hernias.

Umblicoplasty is a minor cosmetic surgery that can also be performed by patients who want to change the shape and structure of their navel. It can be completed in an hour, and the recovery period is also shorter.

Yoga for navel displacement

Yoga is a versatile exercise form that has various health benefits. Practicing yoga regularly can help you improve your overall health and body condition.

There are some yoga asanas that you can practice to treat navel displacement. These asanas should be performed slowly and consistently for a period of time to see the results. Below are some asanas that can help you with navel displacement.

Knowing the Symptoms of Naval Displacement

Navel displacement can be identified by identifying certain symptoms. The main navel displacement symptoms are:

  • Pain and swelling at the umbilicus
  • Stretched and shiny appearance of the umbilicus
  • Difficulty in physical activity
  • Change in the appearance of the umbilicus

Understanding the Causes of Navel Displacement

Several factors can cause navel displacement.

  • Umbilical sinus or fistula
  • Umbilical or paraumbilical hernia
  • Divarication of rectus
  • Improper diet
  • Weak abdominal muscles
  • Excessive physical strain or trauma
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Incorrect posture
  • Infection or inflammation


Navel displacement is a common issue and can be treated with surgical and non-surgical methods. Though they seem serious, regular care and the right treatments can help you permanently cure them.

For Surgical methods, it is recommended to consult an expert surgeon.

Before you start to practice any home remedies on your own, it is best to consult a doctor. They can understand your condition well and suggest the right treatment option for you.


A navel displacement is often recurrent and does not disappear on its own. You might need to undergo surgical treatments or practice certain yoga poses and exercises to overcome the issue. It is best to consult a doctor if the issue is recurring.

Navel displacement can be identified through certain symptoms. Below are some of the common symptoms of navel displacement.

  • Pain and swelling at the umbilicus
  • Change in the appearance of the umbilicus
  • Difficulty in physical activity
  • Stretched and shiny appearance of the umbilicus

There are some ways you can check if you have navel displacement. Some methods include

  • simple clinical examination by inspection,
  • palpation, and
  • examination for tenderness/inflammation at the umbilicus.

Other than physical symptoms, you might also experience other side effects, like

  • pain and discomfort,
  • nausea and vomiting in case of obstruction,
  • cosmetic problems,
  • functional limitations,
  • diarrhea,
  • constipation and severe stomach ache,
  • loss of appetite,
  • painful periods for women, etc.

Dr. K. Amilthan MBBS., MS., FMAS., FALS.

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