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Abdominal Pain Behind Belly Button
Sharp stabbing abdominal pain behind belly button & comes in waves were it makes me curl over. I have indigestion & epigastric discomfort.
Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more
Abdomen pain around & behind belly button. Felt something pop there a year ago. Now painful. Low appetite, no appendix. Feel feverish & dizzy. Help!
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
Server upper center abdomen pain in between diaphragm and belly button. The pain comes and goes no matter what i do.?
I have a belly button pain on right side, acid reflux, growling abdomen, pain under right rib cage?
Right lower abdomen pain like stabbing pinching pain 3 inches parallel to the belly button...It started a few hours ago.
11year old gets sick every 3 months.Abdomen pain near belly button.Feels nauseated, vomits mucous, last episode 3 months ago: lower GI bleed..Now again?
See GI doc: A number of things could cause these symptoms. A meckel's diverticulum comes to mind. This is an abnormal area in the intestine that occurs during fetal development. It can cause symptoms that come and go, including pain and GI bleeding. A doctor who specializes in the digestive tract (gastroenterologist) might be the right person to figure out what's going on. Ask your provider to refer you! ...Read more
I'm having pelvic back and low abdomen pain for about 3 days now. I have a 99.8 fever. Also pain around the belly button. Stomach is hard and swollen.
See a doctor ASAP!: There are several possibilities for symptoms like these, many of them potentially serious. If you are sexually active, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, fallopian tube infection) due to chlamydia or gonorrhea is high on the list. Others include appendicitis, severe urinary tract infection, diverticulitis, endometriosis, infected ovarian cyst, and others. Don't mess around with this: get care now! ...Read more
Lower abdomen pain below belly button trailing right through intestinal. 7 hours radiates from discomfort to high. Nausea and 101 fever?
Appendicitis: If you have your appendix, you may not by tomorrow morning. This description sounds very suspicious for acute appendicitis. If you already have fever as you report, you may be close to rupture if not already. You need to get yourself to an emergency room tonight. I'd prefer someone drive you or call ambulance. Don't wait any longer - go now! ...Read more
I've been having episodes of severe abdomen pain on the rght side underneath my ribs and centre above my belly button CRP was 114 ALT 340 recent blood tests now normal liver scan booked what is wrong?
? Gall gall bladder: I would go immediately to an ultrasound of the gall bladder if you have not had that. If it is negative, you should have a hida nuclear medicine scan to look for biliary dyskinesia. If either are positive, you should see a surgeon about a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. If negative, you should see a GI specialist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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