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Tingiling vibrationsensation in right stomach next to belly button no pain no swelling nothing? Any worries?

Tingiling vibrationsensation in right stomach next to belly button no pain no swelling nothing? Any worries?

Ned to see doctor: Have to see a doctor for examination and tests to find the cause.Then you don't have to worry ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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My partner has been having abdominal cramps for over 5 days with severe pain starting in belly button and right side abdomen swelling?

My partner has been having abdominal cramps for over 5 days with severe pain starting in belly button and right side abdomen swelling?

Could be appendiciti: Unresolved belly pain for several days is an indication for a visit to a doctor before it is too late. ''could be appendicitis or kidney infection of diverticulitis or any other type of infection and needs to be examined. ...Read more

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What part of my organs is located to the right of my belly button and what could local hardening/swelling mean?

What part of my organs is located to the right of my belly button and what could  local hardening/swelling mean?

Hernia, Appendix, : The sensation you are having could be many different things. It could be a hernia, or a lipoma – which is a benign fatty tumor under the skin, appendix –. Unlikely because it would be very painful, abscess or cellulitis- a skin infection that requires prompt attention & antibiotics. If the skin is red, swollen then it is a skin infection. In this case you need to see a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Swelling above belly button after gaulbladder removal but keyhole wounds are fine it's red and swollen?

Swelling above belly button after gaulbladder removal but keyhole wounds are fine it's red and swollen?

It maybe a sign of: Inflammation or infection. Clean the area with peroxide then apply neosporin. Follow up with your surgeon. If it worsens, u may need to take oral antibiotics. Take care! ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed through my belly button. My belly is swelling where the gallbladder use to be. Is that cause for concern?

I  had my gallbladder removed through my belly button.  My belly is swelling where the gallbladder use to be. Is that cause for concern?

Low liklihood: The gallbladder sits to right, up under liver. Swelling of liver, or colon could occur in that area. If swelling is at surgical site that is different. Let your surgeon know and check the area of concern. ...Read more

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7 weeks after C-section developed oozing from stiches, rash and swelling from belly button down to tighs. Rash is now all over my body? What can it be

7 weeks after C-section developed oozing from stiches, rash and swelling from belly button down to tighs. Rash is now all over my body? What can it be

Postop infection: I would be concerned for a post op infection - as 7 weeks after surgery - there should not be drainage / oozing from the incision. Redness is also a sign of infection. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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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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