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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Tenderness Below The Belly Button

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Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Gerd and could have: Gastritis. Usual management will be 4 to weeks of trial proton pump inhibitor, GERD standard precautions, if smoker consider quitting, Upright after meals, regular small meals, use of antacids. If treatment fails GI evaluation is indicated

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For the last couple of weeks I've been having abdominal tenderness around belly button constipation and nausea that sometimes goes away after I eat.?

For the last couple of weeks I've been having abdominal tenderness around belly button constipation and nausea that sometimes goes away after I eat.?

Could b hernia: Small umbilical hernia can cause intermittent pain and nausea. They can be difficult to diagnose. Check with your doc and an ultrasound of the abdominal wall may show the hernia.

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Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?

Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?

Many causes...: Tenderness above the belly button is associated with multiple possible causes from functional causes like gas to mechanical causes like hernia. Persistence of symptoms warrants bring up to your physician. Good luck!

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Whenever I push on my abdomen just under my belly button it is tender but it is not tender anywhere else on my abdomen. Should I be concerned?

Whenever I push on my abdomen just under my belly button it is tender but it is not tender anywhere else on my abdomen. Should I be concerned?

Umbilical hernia: It is possible that you have an umbilical hernia. This is a tear in the abdominal muscle around your belly button. You should have this confirmed by your medical doctor. Sometimes they can be left alone, sometimes they need to be surgically repaired n.

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I had a TOP in Feburary- it's almost approaching 3 months and I'm still sore, crampy& tender around my abdomen/ belly button area. Is this normal?

I had a TOP in Feburary- it's almost approaching 3 months and I'm still sore, crampy& tender around my abdomen/ belly button area. Is this normal?

Obgyn follow up: If it has been 3 months since you had an abortion the effects you are feeling now should not be from that. It would be best to see an Obgyn and have a complete evaluation done to determine the cause

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Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS.?

Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS.?

Probably not: It is unlikely to develop IBS at 59. If you already have a diagnosis of IBS, then this pain cold be related.

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Have tenderness when press on right side of abdomen between hip bone and belly button and low back pain on right side. What could this be?

Have tenderness when press on right side of abdomen between hip bone and belly button and low back pain on right side. What could this be?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Possibilities in the region of your pain include ovarian cyst, appendicitis, uti, or kidney infection to name a few. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can.

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Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Many causes: This area of your abdomen contains many organs, any of which could be causing discomfort. Among these are the stomach, spleen, pancreas liver and gallbladder. At your age, the gallbladder is the most common. This can be associated with fever, nausea, or vomiting would make the likelihood higher. You will need to see your primary care doctor, or emergency if pain becomes severe or for vomiting

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Lower abdomen feels very sore. Shooting pain on lower left ab, pain around belly button area. Had feber yesterday, went away. Acetamino 500 not helpi?

Lower abdomen feels very sore. Shooting pain on lower left ab, pain around belly button area. Had feber yesterday, went away. Acetamino 500 not helpi?

Many possibilities: There is no specific diagnosis responsible for these symptoms. If you're concerned, see your primary care for a proper evaluation. If severe, consider a trip to the ER as it is the weekend. Hope this helps!

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My abdomen is sore on the left side. Right next to my belly button. What could cause this. The pain intensifies when I press on it.

Diverticulitis: It is possible you have diverticulitis which can be a nasty problem if the area ruptures. Its inflamed that's the pain and pain with pressure. Don't eat go to the ER they can do simple tests and if it is start you on antibiotic but go now.

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Rigid and tender abdomen, please help! Don't know what to do for this?

Rigid and tender abdomen, please help! Don't know what to do for this?

Go to the ER: A rigid and severely painful abdomen suggests a surgical condition exists and if not treated emergently can result in death.

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Tender abdomen near navel I'm really, really worried. Please help! 10 points!?

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 exam with your doctor will help decide if you have anything serious.

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I have a tender abdomen and had constaptaion for a day and rectual blood also in stool what could it be?

I have a tender abdomen and had constaptaion for a day and rectual blood also in stool what could it be?

Need to be evaluated: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to a gyn or GI issue or even a hernia or muscle strain or something as simple as constipation with hemorrhoids.

Dr. Rafael Lugo
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