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A 20-year-old female asked:

2 days now i've been feeling gas like pain a few inches above my belly button.feels like bubbles. but i only feel it if i move a certain way.just gas?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
?muscular: I wouldn't expect gas to remain in one spot for 2 days. Since you note that movement affects the discomfort, it could be muscular from a strain. Is the area tender to touch superficially or deeply? Do you have a scar from old surgery there? Is there a lump from a small umbilical hernia. See your physician if the distress persists or worsens.

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