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had a bad coughhing spell and now my belly button is bruised

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Worst case??: If your that sick, it could be your appendix, worst case scenario. The pain of appendicitis starts about the belly button, then progresses to the rig ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cellulitis: You may be describing cellulitis or soft tissue infection of bely button, which is much more common these days given tendency to get piercings. Care i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Go to ER: Anytime trauma results in pain, you need to get that checked out. Stomach pain after trauma could be a ruptured spleen or internal bleeding you may n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected?: No, it's not normal.to have redness, swelling and bruising of area after piercingAre you uptodate with tetanus toxoid? Keep area clean and dry. It sh ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
24 years experience General Surgery
Likely bruise: Bruising can start out yellow and then turn into a regular bruise. Redness is generally cause for concern. I would get in touch with your surgeon.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
30 years experience General Practice
Lets review your que: Surgery for the ectopic was done laparoscopic procedure where the instrument was inserted through your umbilical area, At the surgery site there can b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Normal: You are describing how a laparoscopic GB is performed. The approach to placing the scope requires severeal ports, one being near the umbilicus. At ti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Insulin pills?: There are no Insulin pills, as it has to be injected in the skin. If you are diabetic, ask you physician to refer you to an ophthalmologist for an eye ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodyear
45 years experience General Practice
Umbilical Pain: Such as you describe may only be strain of the muscles ; support structures of the abdominal wall at the umbilical area which has now become irritat ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Check for a hernia: strong cough could lead to a lot of muskeloskeletal problem bruise and broken rib is one the other strain muscle that could lead to a hernia have a d ... Read More
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