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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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I have gnawing pain above belly button. It is worse when I am hungry.?

I have gnawing pain above belly button. It is worse when I am hungry.?

Hunger pain?: Could just be exacerbated hunger pains. However certain ulcers make present this, as well as acid, bile reflux, functional dyspepsia. ...Read more

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I have pain above the belly button and it feels bloated?

I have pain above the belly button and it feels bloated?

Belly button pain: Pain at the belly button or umbilicus is commonly caused by a hernia. Would recommend seeing a general surgeon to check it out. ...Read more

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I have pain above my belly button every now and then usually not long after the pain stops I have a bm do you think my pain is just in my organs?

I have pain above my belly button every now and then usually not long after the pain stops I have a bm do you think my pain is just in my organs?

"Gas" Pain?: Given the information it sounds like it may be "gas pain". What i mean by that is probably pain arising from the large bowel contracting producing a cramping pain like gas pain. If you are constipated often, this may be the cause. I recommend to my patients to get about 20-30 grams of fiber per day to alleviate constipation. ...Read more

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I have been having pain above my belly button for 3 days now. It has moved to under my belly button and right side. What could this be?

I have been having pain above my belly button for 3 days now. It has moved to under my belly button and right side. What could this be?

Exam needed: It is concerning that you have belly pain that is now moving to the right side. Scary thing is that you may be affected with appendicitis. More history details are needed. But it is best for you to tell your parents what is happening, and get to the Emergency Department right away. DONT goto urgent care center; they will just send you to ER. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm not much for going to a hospital but what are some of the reasons why you may have pain above the belly button?

Abdominal pain: Pain above the belly button could be mainly stomach like ulcer or irritation or spasm to the small intestine If your bowels is regular that will exclude the part of the large intestine in that area Depends on what kind of pain you are having burning pain or stabbing pain or squeezing pain is it related to food or stress or hunger pain The more information we have about your pain the more we can ...Read more

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I have pain above my belly button and below my sterum. It feels like there is a object there and when i push on the area i can feel it moving around. ?

I have pain above my belly button and below my sterum. It feels like there is a object there and when i push on the area i can feel it moving around. ?

Epigastric hernia: is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall between your belly button and sternum. If left untreated, an epigastric hernia can cause serious health complications. See your PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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