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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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From my belly button to under my breasts of my stomach hurts after every meal, I am pregnant but this pain is going on longer than my pregnancy?

From my belly button to under my breasts of my stomach hurts after every meal, I am pregnant but this pain is going on longer than my pregnancy?

Reflux: The description given sounds like acid reflux which becomes more common when pregnant because the baby is pressing against everything causing stomach acid to flow back up into the food pipe. ...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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