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The past week I've had a dull throbbing pain on the left side of my body a cpl. inches below my belly button. Pain is worse while urinating.Thoughts?

The past week I've had a dull throbbing pain on the left side of my body a cpl. inches below my belly button. Pain is worse while urinating.Thoughts?

Bladder infection: See your PCM or go to an Urgent Care to have your urine checked for infection. There are also some over the counter Urine tests that you can use to detect bladder infections - if positive (abnormal), you will need antibiotic treatment. If the urine tests are normal (negative), additional tests for a GYN or GI (gut) problem should be performed. ...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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I've been having terrible stomach pain since morning. The pain is straight up and below belly button, lots of chills and body heat and nausea too.help?

I've been having terrible stomach pain since morning. The pain is straight up and below belly button, lots of chills and body heat and nausea too.help?

Need more info: Your symptoms are significant for a few gastrointestinal problems like ulcer, gastric reflux, pregnancy??, food intolerance? Please see your primary care physician very soon for an exam. Is there any change in your bowel habits? Lots of questions need answers. ...Read more

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2 weeks after having unprotected sex i started had itchy feelings over my body. Now i've got a red bump on both forearms and below belly button. Hiv?

2 weeks after having unprotected sex i started had itchy feelings over my body. Now i've got a red bump on both forearms and below belly button. Hiv?

Red Bumps and STDs: Red bumps worry me much more for syphilis than for hiv. The rash with HIV infection, if it occurs, is usually a very pale whole body rash. It i knew where you were i could direct you to the right testing and clinic where you can get all of your questions answered in an understanding and supportive environment. ...Read more

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What body part is located about four inches below the belly then four inches to the right (my right) of it? Been having dull pain there lately

Couple of things: You need to get seen by your doctor. That area can be related to your appendix if you still have one. Given your age, it could also be diverticulitis. There are some other benign things it could be but this needs to get checked out soon, ok? ...Read more

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I hve a sharp pain in the pelvic area about 3-5s above my prvate part and below my belly button (center of them) about 5hrs ago but now its gone.

Needs checkup: the pain can come from various things if associated with nausea, throwing up or diarrhea could be start of a gastrointenstinal infection, if the pain is assocciated with eating or fever could be early appendicitis if the pain is early and may become more focal later, either way you need to be checked if the pain persists develops fever or nausea or loss of appetite ...Read more

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What role does a belly button have for your body?

What role does a belly button have for your body?

Proof: It proves you were born with your intestines inside and the umbilical cord to your mothers placenta functioning. In eastern healing traditions there are mysterious points of electrical energy around the belly button that are powerful treatment points. For medical care, it is a safe point to insert surgical devices to avoid injury to abnominal muscles for scope proceedures. ...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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Everytime i bend over the right lower part of my stomach starts to hurt and then i get a tingly sensation that runs from my abdomen right to my belly button. What could that mean or be?

Everytime i bend over the right lower part of my stomach starts to hurt and then i get a tingly sensation that  runs from my abdomen right to my belly button. What could that mean or be?

Several possibles: If you are vomiting or running fevers then go in to your doc. Otherwise your pain could be from a hernia, muscular cramping, gas, menstrual cramping, constipation, and or colitis. If your symptoms persist, get checked. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a hernia around the upper part of my belly button, when it comes out its about the size of a baseball. I'm worried about it?

I have what I think is a hernia around the upper part of my belly button, when it comes out its about the size of a baseball. I'm worried about it?

Umbilical hernia: It sounds like you have an umbilical hernia, meaning a part of your bowels are poking out beyond your stomach muscles through your belly button. As long as it easily goes back into place, it should not cause harm. If it gets larger, affects your bowel movements, or gets stuck, then you will need surgical repair. ...Read more

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