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Causes Of Swollen Navel
My friend feels pain in the upper stomach. She feels her navel is swollen. She lost her apetite and also feel back pain. What is the cause?
Intestines uterus: As we age there is less muscle and our intestines and other organs can seem to protrude. Also, the elderly can sometimes appear to be swollen due to constipation and women can have a prominent lower abdomen due to a large uterus or fibroids. Other reasons include hernias of the belly button or from a previous incision on the belly. ...Read more
"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more
Fatty food/gallstone: Intermittent swelling of your abdomen may be related to fatty foods and gallstones. Dinner is usually the highest fat meal. Fat triggers gallbladder to squeeze, empty its load of digestive bile into your GI tract. If you have gallstones, dietary fat triggers an abnormal system and bloating/swelling occur. Ultrasound can be diagnostic. Others causes: constipation, gastric bloat, mass. ...Read more
3 hours into sleep II wake up with sob and abdomen swollen and right up under my ribs. After standing up for 5 minutes it goes back to normal. Cause?
I'm having pain and bloating in my. My lower right abdomen is swollen with sharp yet dual pain and the other side is fine what can cause this?
Not usually. . .: Uti = urinary tract infection, which is either bladder or kidney. All include frequent burning urination w/sense of urgency. Kidney infections add fever & one-sided back pain to above. Swollen belly is not part of definition. Go see your doctor if you think you might a UTI which needs antibiotics to be cured. ...Read more
Yes: Yes if persistent. Especially if they are associated with symptoms such as fever, night sweat, weight loss, etc and no other causes to explain. In the younger age group, germ cell tumors can also be a possibility. Of course, they are many benign reasons. My point is that persistent swollen lymph node is a concern and should be evaluated by doctor. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation when touched on right side of lower back and on right side and on right side lower abdomen? Its not red or swollen
What could cause a non blanching red streak on lower abdomen? Been present for 3 months. Could it be a swollen vein? Hasn't improved at all..
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Doc said L ribs are swollen, labs fine. Some pain on L and R upper abdomen. Would enlarged spleen cause pain both sides? What else could it be?
Spleen: Your spleen is on the left only so it could not cause pain on your right. Your liver sits on your right side. ...Read more
Can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness, & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain? Also can you feel it swollen?
It may: Gall stones can possibly block the duct and cause pain which can be referred to the rib area, and swelling of the abdominal area in the mid-epigastric and the right upper quadrant. Get eval if you have these symptoms with known gall stones. Best wishes. ...Read more
What could cause a noticeably swollen abdomen, fever, shortness of breath, pain over my left shoulder, and dizzy spells.?
Umbilical Hernia?: They usually go away by the age of 6; if it's still there at 11, might want to see a doctor about it. ...Read more
Painful hernia: A hernia that becomes 'trapped' or 'incarcerated' can become painful and swollen. It sounds like your umbilical hernia has recently changed from asymptomatic to symptomatic. This means it could be 'trapped' and you should see a doc now to get some treatment. The problem is, an infection can result and the hernia can 'burst' - so please go now to an ER and get some help. ...Read more
R/O infection: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more
Is there any kind of home treatment that you can do to repair a swollen herniated navel, I really Need help but cant afford Medical treatment?
There is not a home treatment.
All hernias require a surgical treatment ...Read more
L flank swollen, esp at level of navel. Nofvr. (same thing happened a mnth ago also, but went on tmp sm for an oral surgery, and felt better until 2day)?
Unsure: Swelling of the flank can be looseness of the muscles, inflammation of the muscles, distention of the left colon (large intestine) with stool and gas (most likely scenario). Or a tumor (which is unlikely to go away!). Hernias are rare in the flank. I would suspect a buildup of gas and stool; you may benefit from a fiber supplement like benefiber or a laxative like miralax (polyethylene glycol). Good luck! ...Read more
My husband navel is swollen and sensitive to the touch x2 days. No discharge or pain around the area. Could this be an umbilical hernia?
Yes: A hernia here is basically a hole in the adominal wall through which intra-abdominal fat or intestines can protrude. If the intra-abdominal contents get stuck, they can swell and cause a painful lump under the skin. Try to push it back in the abdomen. If you can't, seek medical attention asap. Good luck! ...Read more
I got my navel pierced about 5months ago. I have an in-y belly button but there's a swollen bulge coming from the side covering the entire hole. Help!
Get it checked: This may be an abcess or a cyst-get it examined, ...Read more
Hi! I had Laparoscopic Hysterectomy exactly 3 weeks 2 days ago. Navel red, swollen, oozing. Slight fever/extreme pain. What should I do?
Call doctor NOW!: If you think you are having complications from that surgery, you need to be seen immediately. I would call, and if you don't get through, go to an emergency room. There can be complications of surgery like 'abscesses' that occur somewhere near the operation site. If you have fevers and a lot of pain, I'm suspicious for that and it needs urgent evaluation. Please see a doctor ASAP! ...Read more
Swollen bloated tummy, pain above navel, feels like food is settling at the top of tummy, change in bowel habits, feel like I haven't emptied my bowel?
Abdomen size irreg: Hello ~ this may well be the case but you must go and see a MD so that your perception can be validated, and decision made as to whether this needs investigation or evaluation or not. Thanks ...Read more
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