A 36-year-old female asked:

Er today bc i have pain/discomfort around belly button area, with movement or standing or bending. i had laparoscopic for ectopic 6 months ago. the er doc did blood work (normal) and urine-confirm a uti, no fever, no vomit. is she missing something?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Possibly: I recommend going back to the ER if your symptoms persist and especially if there is associated abdominal tenderness. Your symptoms were not typical of a simple lower urinary tract infection(which requires a positive urine culture for diagnosis). I would be concerned about adhesions or umbilical hernia or an intraabdominal inflammatory process.
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