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My son vomits every time he eats. He is naueous all the time. He has intermittent abdominal pain around the belly button as well. What could this be?

My son vomits every time he eats.  He is naueous all the time. He has intermittent abdominal pain around the belly button as well. What could this be?

See your Dr.: Those are the types of symptoms that could have many causes. You didn't mention the age of your son but either way he should be evaluated by your physician. Constipation sometimes leads to abdominal discomfort in children but this needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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15 days after an appendectomy, my 4 yr old son starts having intermittent abdominal pain around belly button w/ low grade fever. What to do?

15 days after an appendectomy,  my 4 yr old son starts having intermittent abdominal pain around belly button w/ low grade fever. What to do?

Mgt: I would suggest monitoring his temperature and letting your PCP know about any fever, vomiting or worsening pain. It may be an infection related or unrelated to the surgery. If there is acute worsening, please see the ED right away. The scar should now be healed and dry. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, 2 days nausea, tender abdomen,bloating or abdominal fullness,most pain around belly button and some towards the right but not a lot. ?

Abdominal pain, 2 days nausea, tender abdomen,bloating or abdominal fullness,most pain around belly button and some towards the right but not a lot. ?

Appendix?: The symptoms you describe would be most worrisome for acute appendicitis. I would suggest that you present to urgent care center or to the emergency room for evaluation and to confirm or deny this possibility. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain 1-2" around the belly button I have been having chronic abdominal pain for approx 2 months, more recently i've been having the pain 1-2" around belly button. I am a 23 year old male. 2 months ago i was having severe abdominal pain. After t

Honestly : Honestly the best thing in your case is to follow up with your doctor. After careful review of the ct hopefully he/she can pinpoint the problem. It may need to be repeated, or other diuagnostic testing may be in order. If a diagnosis can't be made, a general surgery consult is not a bad idea to explore surgical diagnostic options if deemed appropriate. In the meantime make sure that your doctor manages your pain. You should not be uncomfortable. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have belly pain in lower right abdomen. It started around belly button & then moved. I'm sick to my stomache, bloated, constipated & direaha?

I have belly pain in lower right abdomen. It started around belly button & then moved. I'm sick to my stomache, bloated, constipated & direaha?

Appendicitis: Evaluating abdominal pain is like solving a mystery. There are usually many different possibilities, which can be narrowed down by asking the right questions, doing a careful examination, performing simple blood tests+/- radiology tests. Constant rlq abdominal pain needs to be approached as "appendicitis until proven otherwise" due to the risks of no treatment. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more