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I had ovarian lap 5wks ago to remove dermoidcyst & also had endometriosis.I still have bruise near navel, and stomach pain and tightness, is it normal?

I had ovarian lap 5wks ago to remove dermoidcyst & also had endometriosis.I still have bruise near navel, and stomach pain and tightness, is it normal?

Yes.: Depending on the length and extent of surgery, which is dependent on the size of the dermoid and severity of endometriosis, the answer is yes. Stomach pain and tightness may or may not be related. Intermittent cramping and bleeding can linger 2-3 weeks after surgery, but complete recovery can take up to 4-6 weeks before you can feel completely normal again. If this is a new bruise, please call. ...Read more

Bruise (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more


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Is tender by the navel area a symptom from gastritis? or could it be Chrons disease?

Is tender by the navel area a symptom from gastritis? or could it be Chrons disease?

Umbilical tenderness: Tenderness around the navel or umbilicus can be caused by many abdominal diseases including appendicitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, gastroenteritis, gall bladder disease and bowel obstruction. Crohn's disease, which causes blood in the stool, usually causes pain below the umbilicus, but can cause pain all over the abdomen. Seek medical attention to determine the origin of this pain. ...Read more

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Burning pain above and to left of navel...wasn't tender to the touch until yesterday...it started about 4 days ago?

Burning pain above and to left of navel...wasn't tender to the touch until yesterday...it started about 4 days ago?

Periumblical: hernia or abcess. Hernia could be incarcerated. Call your doctor and if you can not get a hold of your doctor go to urgent care or er. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I had my gullbladder removed 5 weeks ago. 2 days ago the area surrounding my navel became tender and red. Should I address now or can it wait?

I had my gullbladder removed 5 weeks ago.  2 days ago the area surrounding my navel became tender and red.  Should I address now or can it wait?

Have it checked.: Without knowing the details of the location, extent, severity, and time course it is not possible to say if the condition is benign and self-limiting, or a harbinger of more serious problems. Have it looked at by a health professional, preferably a primary care doctor in their office or clinic. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Does constipation cause small, tender, very painful spots above and to right of navel?

Does constipation cause small, tender, very painful spots above and to right of navel?

Probably not: Chronic constipation usually does not cause specific painful spots. You get more of a crampy/achy feeling. Point tenderness is usually something else. Unclear if the tender spots are on skin surface or deep in abdomen. If on skin, could be infection. Deeper down sounds more like swollen lymph nodes, amongst other things that can occur in your belly. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more