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My stomach hurts above my belly button and I didn't really eat a lot today and I thought that was why so I tried to eat and I couldn't. Can you help?

My stomach hurts above my belly button and I didn't really eat a lot today and I thought that was why so I tried to eat and I couldn't. Can you help?

Abdominal pai: Upper abdominal pain may be from gastric irritation, ulcer, gall bladder problem, pancreatic problem and many more, try some antacid or Prilosec if pain does not get better or intensifies have yourself examined. ...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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My stomach hurts above my belly button and below it. Its been hurting nonstop for 2 days, could u please tell me what it may be, im 17 years old...

My stomach hurts above my belly button and below it. Its been hurting nonstop for 2 days, could u please tell me what it may be, im 17 years old...

To ER.: Constant abdominal pain for so long is concerning. You need to be seen now to find out what is going on. It could be nothing, but it also might be something serious, like appendicitiis. ...Read more

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Early morning I drink water about an hour later my stomach hurt above my belly button I have been throwing up. And have loose stool what could it b?

Early morning I drink water about an hour later my stomach hurt above my belly button I have been throwing up. And have loose stool what could it b?

Possibilities: First, since the event, are you continuing with the same symptoms? If so, it can be several possible reasos, depending on the details of you case- this is best discussed with a healthcare professional or a call to your doctor. If you are better, it may be due to something you recently ingested or were exposed to. Monitor yourself and if symptoms return, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt above my belly button? Pregnancy?

Why does my stomach hurt above my belly button? Pregnancy?

This is not normally: An indicator for pregnancy. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts a little below my belly button, what could this be?

My stomach hurts a little below my belly button, what could this be?

Could be may things: The structures below the belly button are generally urinary bladder, intestine, in female, reproduction organs. You need to remember that there is pain radiating from illnesses from other organs and structures. I would suggest to start with simple test of urinalysis ...Read more

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My stomach hurts after I finish eating what could it be? It hurts on the left side, like two inches to the left of where my belly button is. It hurts when I press down

My stomach hurts after I finish eating what could it be? It hurts on the left side, like two inches to the left of where my belly button is. It hurts when I press down

Abdominal: Abdominal pain elicited by palpation and related to meals could reflect possible peptic ulcer among other things. It would be wise to have your physician obtain a thorough history and exam and decide on a proper course of treatment or appropriate referal to a GI doctor if deemed necessary. For now, at least, try to avoid spicy, acidic, and heavily seasoned foods; don't eat large or bulky foods within several hours of lying down; cut down on foods or drink high in caffeine content (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate, mountain dew, etc.). If not medically contraindicated with the meds your on (check with pharmacist) you may want to consider Prilosec otc while your waiting to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Stomach hurts three inches above belly button, what does this sound like?

Stomach hurts three inches above belly button, what does this sound like?

Gastritis: If your pain is in the middle of your abdomen just beneath your ribs then it is likely stomach pain, or a gastritis issue. Especially if your pain is associated with eating. If you try an antacid like mylanta and the pain improves then that is almost diagnostic of acid type irritation. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts in one spot between my belly button and chest, but just now started a day ago?

My stomach hurts in one spot between my belly button and chest, but just now started a day ago?

May have to see MD: Any stomach pain that did not disappear after a brief time must be seen by a professional (you physician). ...Read more

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I put my finger into my belly button just a little bit and kinda pulled the skin and it made my whole stomach hurt and when I get up my stomach hurts?

I put my finger into my belly button just a little bit and kinda pulled the skin and it made my whole stomach hurt and when I get up my stomach hurts?

Tummy tug: Unlikely of any significance. If the abdominal pain persists consider evaluation. "it only hurts when I cough." groucho marx as the physician replied, "then don't cough anymore."
unless necessary you may not want to pull the skin around the inside of your navel. ...Read more

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I picked off my skin from my belly button it got all red and strted bleeding and now my stomach hurts how do I make the pain in stomach go away?

I picked off my skin from my belly button it got all red and strted bleeding and now my stomach hurts how do I make the pain in stomach go away?

Don't touch: Most importantly stop picking! Consider applying a topical antibiotic like bacitracin or neosporin. If it doesn't get better soon you may need to see a doctor to get some antibiotics for possible skin infection. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and my stomach hurts so bad when I stand up im bent over it hurt around my belly button area and in the middle of my stomach?

I'm on my period and my stomach hurts so bad when I stand up im bent over it hurt around my belly button area and in the middle of my stomach?

See your doctor: If you haven't already, you can try Ibuprofen to help with the pain. If that is not helpful, you should probably see your doctor. There are plenty of treatments that can help. ...Read more

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Right side of my stomach hurts near my belly button with redness and bruising. Any ideas?

Right side of my stomach hurts near my belly button with redness and bruising. Any ideas?

Get evaluated!: Could be a soft tissue infection within the skin, or could indicate a problem under the skin such as appendicitis or pancreatitis. I recommend prompt evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Having pain above my belly button for 3 days now. It feels like a stomach ache. It has moved to under my belly button and a little bit on the right.?

Having pain above my belly button for 3 days now. It feels like a stomach ache. It has moved to under my belly button and a little bit on the right.?

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. Pls get checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a stomach ache under my belly button?

What to do if I have a stomach ache under my belly button?

Prostatitis/diverti: Prostatitis and diverticulits can give these symptoms you must get this checked either in your doctors office or in the ER but soon preferably tonight ...Read more

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My stomach hurts everytime I eat foods with fat, after eating low-fat diet for 2 weeks. Even olive oil. The pain is left and up from my bellybutton.?

My stomach hurts everytime I eat foods with fat, after eating low-fat diet for 2 weeks. Even olive oil. The pain is left and up from my bellybutton.?

Doctor can check: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Pains after eating fatty foods can be from liver and gallbladder problems, such as gallstones. One needs more evaluation by his primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, or some cancers can also cause upper abdominal pain.

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Why does my son have listlessness, stomach ache behind the bellybutton, feels hot etc?

Why does my son have listlessness, stomach ache behind the bellybutton, feels hot etc?

See below: These symptoms may be caused by a number of things. If your child is listless, he should be evaluated. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more