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Is belly button pain an enlarged liver?

Is belly button pain an enlarged liver?

Not necessarily.: Sometimes pain in the vicinity of the naval can be early appendicitis which can then migrate to the left lower quadrant of the abdomen. If you have significant pain please seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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giant liver hemagioma on left lobe of liver 18cm is it possible i feel long shape something on right side of belly button did liver extend that low?

 giant liver hemagioma on left lobe of liver  18cm is it possible i feel long shape something on right side of belly button did liver extend that low?

It's possible.: giant liver hemangiomas can be palpable in the abdomen. There have been reports of hemangiomas large enough to be felt as low as the pelvis, in fact. In one study, hemangiomas greater than 10 cm in size cause symptoms of fullness or pain in 90% of the patients. Follow up with your gastroenterologist or your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?

Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?

Liver: Your liver is normally in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Pain in the right upper area can be caused by many issues including liver, gallbladder, and other problems. Please consult with a physician if you have significant pain in the abdomen, regardless of location. ...Read more

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On&off pain 2 right of belly button- had abdominal u/s & was all normal except mild fatty liver. What could this Pain B? CMP normal-CBC normal-U/S nml

On&off pain 2 right of belly button- had abdominal u/s & was all normal except mild fatty liver. What could this Pain B? CMP normal-CBC normal-U/S nml

Biliary dyskinesia: or functional gallbladder disorder is defined as biliary pain resulting from a primary gallbladder motility disturbance in the absence of gallstones. Patients have normal blood tests and abdominal imaging. patients should undergo cholescintigraphy( HIDA SCAN) to find ejection fraction which is low in patients with functional gallbladder disorder ( ...Read more

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I've been having episodes of severe abdomen pain on the rght side underneath my ribs and centre above my belly button CRP was 114 ALT 340 recent blood tests now normal liver scan booked what is wrong?

I've been having episodes of severe abdomen pain on the rght side underneath my ribs and centre above my belly button CRP was 114 ALT 340 recent blood tests now normal liver scan booked what is wrong?

? Gall gall bladder: I would go immediately to an ultrasound of the gall bladder if you have not had that. If it is negative, you should have a hida nuclear medicine scan to look for biliary dyskinesia. If either are positive, you should see a surgeon about a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. If negative, you should see a GI specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Tenderness adjacent to belly button on right side, ultrascan not, gallbladder, kidney stones , liver or pancress, but it has been there for weeks any idea?

Tenderness adjacent to belly button on right side, ultrascan not, gallbladder, kidney stones , liver or pancress, but it has been there for weeks any idea?

Hernia?: You may have a small hernia, strained rectus muscle, or other condition. See your physician for complete history of the pain, physical exam, and further work up. ...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