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Sudden bruises around belly button?

Sudden bruises around belly button?

Any trauma? Pain?: There are many reasons why you may have bruising around your belly button. Trauma to the area would be high on my list, but you'd know about that. You may collect blood (leading to a bruise) around your belly button with bleeding into the retro peritoneum (a space that wraps around your abdominal cavity). If it worsens, or if you have pain, call or go see your doctor. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Bruises on belly after insulin shots?

Bruises on belly after insulin shots?

Common problem: This is a common problem. Make sure you are not injecting too close to your belly button. Shorter needles tend to cause more bruising than longer needles. Are you on blood thinners like warfarin, aspirin, or plavix (clopidogrel)? Make sure you are injecting at a 90 degree angle to your skin, not on a slant. The Insulin should work fine despite the bruise. ...Read more

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I had umbilical hernia repair march 8. It is march 28 and I still have that black bruise above belly button. It hurt. Incision is in belly button, why?

I had umbilical hernia repair march 8. It is march 28 and I still have that black bruise above belly button. It hurt. Incision is in belly button, why?

Should see surgeon: A bruise should be improving by 20 days after surgery. You should see the surgeon if you haven't seen him or her recently so they can look at it. The black/blue/purple area could be the skin of and around the belly button that had its blood supply affected by the surgery. In rare cases, the surgeon may need a second procedure to revise this. ...Read more

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Lap gallbladder surgery a week ago bruise around belly button was yellow then green now getting purple in it and sore? Is this normal it was not sore?

Lap gallbladder surgery a week ago bruise around belly button was yellow then green now getting purple in it and sore? Is this normal it was not sore?

Normal: You are describing how a laparoscopic GB is performed. The approach to placing the scope requires severeal ports, one being near the umbilicus. At times when there is some of blood at the site under the skin, the hemoglobin breaks down with the sequence moving from purple to eventual yellow of the fial degredation to bile pigment. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bruise below my belly button?

Why do I have a bruise below my belly button?

You may recall incid: Maybe a hickey, a pinch, a blow? Do you have pain? Are you sick? Receive an injection? ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnante and have a bruise on my belly, the bruise is in a line?

I am 34 weeks pregnante and have a bruise on my belly, the bruise is in a line?

Injury?: Too bad you didn't include a picture. I have seen similar bruises on pregnant pts who wear tight pants, or lay on something that leaves a mark. If there was no trauma, injury, pain, or cramps - I wouldn't worry about it. Show your ob. It could also be a swollen vein that resembles a bruise or simply a stretch mark that looks different. ...Read more

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I have bruise around a belly button piercing that hasn't gone away after two years. Are there any remedies for this?

I have bruise around a belly button piercing that hasn't gone away after two years. Are there any remedies for this?

Take out the: Piercing. The foreign body in your skin may be causing irritation. You could be allergic to the metal in the contraption. Take it out and let the wound heal.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Chronic pancreatitis I have cp, and I noticed a bruised by my belly button is that because of cp, if so why?

Chronic pancreatitis I have cp, and I noticed a bruised by my belly button is that because of cp, if so why?

Not a good sign: Bruised edematous belly button is seen in acute pancreatitis called cullen;s sign, you may have acute panceratitis see your doctor. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small bruise below my belly button and don't remember doing anything to cause this. I did use the sauna this evening if this means?

I just noticed a small bruise below my belly button and don't remember doing anything to cause this. I did use the sauna this evening if this means?

Unrecognized trauma: You have most certainly bumped your tummy against something or perhaps pinched your skin somehow. It does not take a lot of force to cause minor bleeds and bruising. It is also easy to be distracted. I don't see the sauna being related. ...Read more

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Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more

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My appendix got removed Saturday and in the last the last 2 days have gotten a huge bruise from my belly button down to my pelvis and it hurts?

Exam needed: This extensive ecchymosis and associated postoperative pain is of concern and I feel that the operating surgeon will want to evaluate you for possible infection and/or excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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I had lap appendix on Monday. Home on TuesdayHuge bruises on my belly button My my tummy is still very distended. I have no appetite. BNO I'm very so?

I had lap appendix on Monday. Home on TuesdayHuge bruises on my belly button My my tummy is still very distended. I have no appetite. BNO I'm very so?

Here are some...: Although appendectomy via lap is a relatively minor procedure, the degree of its related peripheral effects may widely vary and linger, like those from anesthesia-/analgesic-related slow bowel activity, that is, ileus. At this time after surgery, it is good idea to check back with your surgeon by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Taking insulin pills now, woke up one morning with a popped blood vessel in my eye and a bruise next to belly button... What could this mean?

Taking insulin pills now, woke up one morning with a popped blood vessel in my eye and a bruise next to belly button... What could this mean?

Insulin pills?: There are no Insulin pills, as it has to be injected in the skin. If you are diabetic, ask you physician to refer you to an ophthalmologist for an eye examination and an evaluation of your "popped blood vessel". Insulin has no effect on your bruise near your navel. ...Read more

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I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?

I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?

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See Physician for bruise on lower right belly.
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I went through appendectomy 2 weeks ago (laparoscopy). I still have a huge bruise in my belly, have been having severe abdominal pain since 3 days ago. The pain is just like the one before the surgery, first it is sharp and then it became dull. I was?

I went through appendectomy 2 weeks ago (laparoscopy). I still have a huge bruise in my belly, have been having severe abdominal pain since 3 days ago. The pain is just like the one before the surgery, first it is sharp and then it became dull. I was?

See surgeon: I'm certain that the surgeon who performed your procedure would want to be informed of these postoperative symptoms. They could signify complications like postoperative leakage of blood or early abscess formation. Get examined. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have a bruised abdomen after a colonoscopy?

Is it unusual to have a bruised abdomen after a colonoscopy?

Yes: Occasionally manual presure on the abdomen is needed to overcome coiling of the scope. This may cause some soreness afterward. Bruising may occur if you are on a blood thinner. However it is pretty unusual to see bruising after a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?

My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?

Abdominal Injury: Make a trip to his pediatrician's office for a thorough abdominal exam including urinanalysis.

It can be a abdominal wall hematoma or. .... Can be of intestine, the spleen is in left upper quadrant, left kidney in mid left abdomen and the colon is on whole left side.

May be nothing, but.... You don't want to miss something/anything, right? ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my right side of my abdomen that is spreading, should I be concerned?

I have a bruise on my right side of my abdomen that is spreading, should I be concerned?

Sure: Especially if you have no history of getting injured in that area? A spreading bruise is s sign of some internal bleeding coming from somewhere. Get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sometimes my upper right quadrant abdomen have sharp pain or feeling bruised?

Sometimes my upper right quadrant abdomen have sharp pain or feeling bruised?

Gallbladder/ liver: Would see a doctor and have tests to see if you have either a liver or gallbladder issue. ...Read more

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He has a pain below his belly button and he says it feels like a bruise but he hasn't been hit or anything, what could it be?

He has a pain below his belly button and he says it feels like a bruise but he hasn't been hit or anything, what could it be?

Depends: Belly button pain can be, skin infection superficially, intestinal due to gas referred pain, due to appendicitis or as simple as constipation or diarrhea. Perhaps a face to face visit with your doctor will give more information? Cheers ...Read more

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My husband & I almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should I get checked?

My husband & I almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should I get checked?

That depends: If you have significnat abdominal or chest pain, dififculty breathing, abdominal distention, bloody urine or blood in feces those would be definite reasons to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Right abdomen is double the left side, it is lower and into back area. Very firm, looks bruised, and discomfort. MRI doesn't show anything???

Right abdomen is double the left side, it is lower and into back area. Very firm, looks bruised, and discomfort. MRI doesn't show anything???

Right abd pain: When your doctor examined your abdomen, did he find any abnormality? Have you had a pelvic exam? You may need a consultation with another doctor if you are not getting the help you need. ...Read more

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Hi I have what feels like a bruise to touch about 2 inch above my belly button it prob seems like nothing but the bruise feeling is not going away?

Don't touch it: It could be something is pushing on it or perhaps it is a small piece of fat which has herniated. In any event do not touch it, Wait. And if it is still present call you medical professional ...Read more

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I habbc e bruising round my belly button?

I habbc e bruising round my belly button?

Get it examined: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A bruise on your abdomen could be due to a clotting disorder, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination. If it persists you need to get it examined. ...Read more

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What might cause bruising around belly button?

What might cause bruising around belly button?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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