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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...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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What causes pain above the belly button?

What causes pain above the belly button?

Many possibilities: Pain around the belly button can result from a local issue, like a hernia, or from things arising from inside the abdomen, including inflammation of part of the GI tract, like the small bowel or appendix. Things like a viral gastroenteritis (aka "stomach flu"), bacterial infection from appendicitis, obstruction, pancreatitis, gastritis and ulcer disease can be causes. Best to get checked out. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain by the belly button? Causes?

Appendix vs Other: In a young person who still has an appendix, fever and sudden onset of pain around the belly button can signal early appendicitis. If the pain moves to the lower right area of your belly or intensifies you should be seen in an ER. Blood in the stool is not usually a feature of appendicitis but should also be evaluated in-person if it continues with above symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

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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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

What causes pain inside the belly button area stomach of 7yr old?

Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain above belly button and lower back pain. Is this my gastritis?

Yes: Yes it sounds like that avoid greasy and spicy food tame medication from OTC and try to avoid stress . See your doctor ...Read more

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What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

What causes pain a little above the belly botton?

A few things: Get checked out by your primary care. It could be food sensitivities, gallbladder problems, pancreas problems, ulcers or a few less common things. Get it checked out and rule out some of the more serious things. ...Read more

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What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could pelvic inflammatory disease cause nausea loss of appetite and pain near and around right side of belly button?

Could pelvic inflammatory disease cause nausea loss of appetite and pain near and around right side of belly button?

Appendix issue: Check for appendicitis first . Next look for constipation from ur dilzem.third stop junk food. 4th do a pregnancy test if u d sexually active . 5. If u smoke pot- stop . 6. If you have burning urine,check for infection.there are many more but these are the common ones per ur symptoms ...Read more

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My son complains of lower abdominal pains, around the area of lower belly button. What could be the cause?

Many conditions: cause lower abdominal pain in children, and evaluation depends on the severity and duration of the pain. Progressive pain that starts around the navel and moves to the RLQ along with fever and nausea/V needs to be assessed for appendicitis, but more common are viral gastroenteritis, constipation, indigestion, gas from lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, imbalanced diet, or nervous stomach. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

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Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

Correct: Pain in the lower abdominal can have many causes, such as constipation or diarrhea or gas, bladder infection, menstrual related cramping of your uterus, etc. If your pain persists or worsens, have your doctor examine you. Take care! ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing upper abdominal pain above my belly button. What is it?

I'm experiencing upper abdominal pain above my belly button. What is it?

Probably upper GI: The most likely thing is pylorospasm spasm of valve between stomach and duodenum, but peptic ulcer disease, pancreatic disease and gallbladder issues are other likely culprits. Colon issues can a cause if old enough for colonic pathology. Constipation as well. Impossible to say much more without more history. If not constipated, then try either mylanta or prilosec. If not better, see your physicia. ...Read more

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What could cause abdominal pain to the left of your belly button?

What could cause abdominal pain to the left of your belly button?

Diverticulitis: This is a common cause, you must stop eating and go to the ER and get this checked they may start you on antibiotics ...Read more

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Can your pancreas cause pain around belly button?

Can your pancreas cause pain around belly button?

Yes: Pancreatic related pain is more often in your back, but can be around the belly button as well. ...Read more

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Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

Can oral sex cause belly button pain?

No: Haven't seen that one unless it is a herpes lesion that could have been transmitted ...Read more

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What causes belly button pain that radiates straight down some in interstitial cystitis patients?

Urachus: There is an embryologic remnant of the bladder that runs from the bladder to the bellybutton called the urachus. It is related to how the bladder develops. This is also why pushing in the belly button is some people makes then feel like they need to urinate. ...Read more

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Will ovarian cyst cause belly button pain and pubic bone pain. I was diagnosed with them last year .

Yes, but so: can a lot of other conditions, such as uti or even appendicitis. If pain persists, you should see a doctor in order to exclude these other conditions that will require different treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain(only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

What kind of viruses cause lower abdominal/ around belly button pain(only) n takes 5-7 days of healing?

Numerous: there are many viruses that can cause such symptoms. However, such a presentation is not limited to viruses but could be bacterial or parasites. In fact many bacterial causes of intestinal infection such as campylobacter (the most common) self resolve in such a time frame. When talking viral infections, they generally are self limiting. the key thing to remember: many viral and nonviral causes ...Read more

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Daughter complaung of belly button pain goin to groin area what can be the cause?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to do if endometriosis causes shooting pain belly button in the vagina?

Hormones or surgery: Hormones may control this pain, but you might need a surgery to eliminate as much disease as is seen or to remove adhesions. ...Read more

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What causes sharp vaginal cramping? Have not had a BM in 3-4 days. Can i be constipated?? Also some pretty sharp belly button pain. Is this serious?

What causes sharp vaginal cramping? Have not had a BM in 3-4 days. Can i be constipated?? Also some pretty sharp belly button pain. Is this serious?

Constipation: Constipation can explain your symptoms. You may take a laxative like Dulcolax for the immediate issue. For the long term drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless, and increase your fiber intake. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil or increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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Why do I have belly button pain?

Why do I have belly button pain?

Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can result in discomfort or stretching in that area. ...Read more

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Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

Why do I have belly button pain upon stretching?

Where tissue connect: The lining of the abdomen called peritoneum all bunches together at the belly button therefore anything that moves or irritates those tissues can result in discomfort or stretching in that area. ...Read more

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Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Do you have any idea about belly button pain for a child?

Needs more info: Pain in the belly button can a sign of infection or an object in the belly button. If you are talking about abdominal pain around the belly button, the most common causes are constipation and high acid in the stomach. Seek medical care if the child develops fever, severe pain, persistent vomiting, bloody diarrhea, or pain in the right lower part of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD ?

I HAVE A TERRIBLE BELLY BUTTON PAIN I AM 8 WEEKS PREG IS IT NORMAL I CANT BEND OR TURN AROUND IT HURTS SO BAD ?

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 NOW. ...Read more

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About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

Abdominal pain: Left sided abdominal pain may be from colitis,diverticulitis, kidney problems and any irritation to the skin may be contributing to this also. Need more information from the patient to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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Can cancer and belly button pain be related at all?

Rarely: If cancer in abdomen, can have spread to umbilicus- belly button, or fluid in abdomen-ascites can fill, area. More commonly umbilical hernia. ...Read more

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Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Belly button pain from small hernia, what pain medicene will stop the pain?

Umbilical Hernia: If your umbilical hernia is painful enough to consider taking medication for it, then it requires evaluation by a surgeon for repair. Start with your primary care and ask for referral. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be ? Thank you

My son is 5 years he been complaining about belly button pain but this time he has a fever what can this be ?  Thank you

Need more details: Belly button pain sounds like a chronic thing . Fever may not have anything to do with the belly button pain. He may have a viral illness.Best to get him seen by his pediatrician. ...Read more