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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


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I had burning pain above belly button, black stool and drop in hgb indicating ulcer; stopped bleeding on own and resolved on its own. What is the likelyhood it will bleed again. Still Having burning pain.

I had burning pain above belly button, black stool and drop in hgb indicating ulcer; stopped bleeding on own and resolved on its own. What is the likelyhood it will bleed again. Still Having burning pain.

Good chance: The bleeding if due to an ulcer is from erosion of the gastroduodenal artery. This frequently clots off on its own but often the clot dissolves and bleeding restarts. Gastroscopy can define the lesion and it may be treated by local fulguration. Otherwise by arteriography a clot can be placed in the artery. If these methods don't work, surgical resection or vagotomy pylorplasty needed. ...Read more

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I ate spicy food and have burning pain above my belly button like between my ribs. It hurts when I breath ?

I ate spicy food and have burning pain above my belly button like between my ribs. It hurts when I breath ?

Reflux: Sounds like typical heartburn symptoms. I recommend that you try an over the counter antacid first. If no relief, then I would follow up with a physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this burning bruising pain above my belly button and I'm 8 months pregnant what could it be?

What to do if I have this burning bruising pain above my belly button and I'm 8 months pregnant what could it be?

Benign: Usually results from the stretch or tearing of the ligaments inside the wall of the abdomen (remnants of old blood vessels) ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

This may be UTI: Urinary tract infection can present like this, but it could also be several other issues. Go see a doctor and get this resolved. Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning pain in pubic area that comes and goes also pain next to belly button.

Burning pain in pubic area that comes and goes also pain next to belly button.

Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness ; drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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Have a burning pain to the left of my belly button tht comes in goes when bending stretch or jus sitting down or getting up or even walking?

Have a burning pain to the left of my belly button tht comes in goes when bending stretch or jus sitting down or getting up or even walking?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...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