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What could be the reason for a dull pain left of belly button?

What could be the reason for a dull pain left of belly button?

Umbilical pain: An umbilical hernia is possible but typically the area of pain will look irregular and/ or feel irregular. Have your family physician examine the area to determine cause as this could be serious. ...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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Dull pain to the left of belly button for 3 days straight. Is it just gas or could it be more serious?

Dull pain to the left of belly button for 3 days straight. Is it just gas or could it be more serious?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain left of the belly button is usually about your colon..So gas, constipation, stomach flu are some common reasons for an ache. There is also more serious problems such as crohn's disease and/ or diverticulitis. If the pain is increasing or if you have a fever or see any blood in the stool please see your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more

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Recurring (years) "stitch-like" dull pain to the left of belly-button coupled with chronic loose stools. Could this be related to pancreas?

Recurring (years) "stitch-like" dull pain to the left of belly-button coupled with chronic loose stools.  Could this be related to pancreas?

Unlikely: If you do not have unintentional weight loss, its probably unlikely related especially as youve had it for years. Cramps and non bloody diarrhea could be irritable bowel but best to see your doctor to ensure its not your stomach or an inflammatory bowel. ...Read more

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Causes of dull achy pain inches left of my belly button? I take 1-2 pillls of excedrin daily, could be that as cause? Trying to get off excedrin.

Causes of dull achy pain inches left of my belly button? I take 1-2 pillls of excedrin daily, could be that as cause?  Trying to get off excedrin.

Unlikely: excedrin unlikely to be cause. List of possible causes pretty long. Need to see you doctor for a good history exam and appropriate testing to help you. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Have been having a dull aching pain about 2-3 inches left of belly button. It's constant for the past hr and happened yesterday as well. Why is this?

Have been having a dull aching pain about 2-3 inches left of belly button. It's constant for the past hr and happened yesterday as well.  Why is this?

Need eval: As a young woman this is potentially the area of your ovaries. There is possibility of cyst or other ovary issue. There are not many other organs in this area except for your colon- so if some thing was twisted or if there was a gas pocket you can get this type of pain. Recommend you see pcp if pain persists. ...Read more

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I was laying down & felt a dull pain about 2 inches left of my belly button just curious what is located there and what the pain may be from? Thank u

Depends: On the surface the discomfort could be from an umbilical hernia or from a sore strained muscle. Internally there are too many structures to guess the cause of pains without a much more detailed physical exam & medical history. ...Read more

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I have had a dull pain (4/10) for the last 3 days to the left of my belly button. Every now and then it goes lower..Annoying. Does not keep me up?

I have had a dull pain (4/10) for the last 3 days to the left of my belly button.  Every now and then it goes lower..Annoying.  Does not keep me up?

Need check up : You need to have it checked as it can be caused by several conditions. It can be in the abdominal wall, coming from the kidneys and ureters, from small and large bower.You need a check up by your doctor to find exactly what is the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Had sharp pain across belly button. Now have dull pain on left side thru back down to groin. Very painful. Can't see dr until Mon. What to do?

Had sharp pain across belly button. Now have dull pain on left side thru back down to groin. Very painful. Can't see dr until Mon. What to do?

Pain: These symptoms may reflect a kidney stone or a kidney infection. It is atypical for kidney pain to reflect to the navel, but the other symptoms you describe suggest kidney and ureteral pain. The other possibility is an ovarian cyst problem or pelvic tube infection. I recommend you be evaluated sooner than Monday. ...Read more

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