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pain in abdomen above navel

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thys Geldenhuys
Specializes in General Practice
GP: Your GP can examine the abdomen, do tests and abdominal scans if necessary. It could be the appendix, bowels, kidneys, bladder, uterus or ovaries.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
SOMETHING IS ....: Few things could be going on from GI to gyn better see a doctor soon.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pain: My guess is that this is muscular pain of the abdominal muscles due to repeated vomiting.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Need an exam: There are so many organs in that part of your abdomen... ovaries, intestines, kidneys ... You will need to have an exam and probable blood tests. De ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe a hernia : This could be a small hernia. While it may not be dangerous right now, you should have it looked at ASAP. May not necessarily need to go to the ER, bu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
DEPENDS: Many causes, have it checked.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Worry worry worry: Your worry should send you to your local doctor, a walk in clinic, or urgent care clinic for evaluation of the tenderness near your navel. A physical ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Possible: In general, appendicitis starts as an aching pain that begins around your belly button. The pain may be minor at first. Your appetite will be reduced ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Scar: If you have your gallbladder removed laparoscopically, there is an incision that is typically made right below the belly button. This may be one of th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes, it is normal: You are seeing the normal pulsation of your aorta. It is visible because you are slim enough for the pulsations to be visible.
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