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Doctor insights on: Navel Swelling Symptoms

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What are severe knee pain, swelling and tenderness possible symptoms of?

What are severe knee pain, swelling and tenderness possible symptoms of?

Non specific: Many things cause knee pain. For instance fracture, bruise, meniscus tear, inflammation, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, ligament tear, effusion you need to see a doctor if it does not go away with routine Aspirin doses. To determine.... What is causing your pain. I do many mris to see whats wrong. However - just having pain in not enough to ask for an MRI - ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain around the naval area/belly, what could it be? Other symptoms: stomach soreness, discomfort, diarrhea.. (male, 24 yrs)

Pain around the naval area/belly, what could it be? Other symptoms: stomach soreness, discomfort, diarrhea.. (male, 24 yrs)

R/O appendicitis: Consider appendicitis; classically it starts in the upper abdomen or near the naval then over 12-24 hours it becomes sharp a sharp pain in the lower right abdomen, where the appendix is located. Other symptoms include diarrhea and/or vomiting along with the pain in abdomen, low grade fever and loss of appetite. Appendicitis is a surgical emergency, if symptoms persist, seek medical attention soon. ...Read more

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Had abdominal pain above navel 1 month ago. Progressing to swollen abdomen, goin/bladder pain/with burning tingling skin all over. Bacterial, viral?

Had abdominal pain above navel 1 month ago. Progressing to swollen abdomen, goin/bladder pain/with burning tingling skin all over. Bacterial, viral?

See your MD: Your symptoms do not allow me to suggest a diagnosis, but you should see your doctor for testing. There could be several things to look for - kidney stones, gallbladder or liver problems, pancreatitis, or other GI problems. I doubt this is an acute viral or bacterial infection since this has lasted 1 month. ...Read more

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Cartilage ear piercing app. 4mths ago. Symptoms:Green pus, redness, heat, pain, and swelling. Removed earring. Symptoms still present.Antibiotics?

Cartilage ear piercing app. 4mths ago. Symptoms:Green pus, redness, heat, pain, and swelling. Removed earring. Symptoms still present.Antibiotics?

Yes...antibiotics: What you have described is a definite infection. It needs to be cleaned frequently with soap and water. Topical antibiotic's will also help. It may very well need oral antibiotics. It's possible it could even need incision and drainage. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having incision pain and abdominal pain 11 weeks post partum. Any suggestions?

C-section incision?: Pain at the site of a c-section incision is normal for a few days or even up to a couple of weeks after delivery but should not recur 11 weeks post-partum. You should make your ob-gyn aware of the pains you are having. The sooner the better especially if they are associated with fevers or any redness at or drainage from the incision. ...Read more

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Right knee pain, swelling & tightness with pain radiating to instep. Symptoms suddenly began for no apparent reason.

Right knee pain, swelling & tightness with pain radiating to instep.  Symptoms suddenly began for no apparent reason.

Infection or?: This could be atraumatic swelling in conjunction with an infection, ex. gonorrhea, lyme disease, or a more discreet injury to knee cartilage that you are unaware of. See MD for further help with this via tests. ...Read more

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CRPS left foot, stress fx, ORIF- redness, pain, sensitivity, swelling. Right foot swelling sometimes- no other symptoms. CRPS spreading?

CRPS left foot, stress fx, ORIF- redness, pain, sensitivity, swelling. Right foot swelling sometimes- no other symptoms. CRPS spreading?

Be checked by your..: Online inquiry and "guessing" at this time would not realistically help answer your concern. The best thing to do is to timely ask your treating doctor who knows more & better about your individual local and systemic conditions than anyone online. How to get all related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Sharp quick pain by belly button, pregnancy symptom?

Sharp quick pain by belly button, pregnancy symptom?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more

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I am experiencing testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort) . The following also describe me: Scrotum discomfort and Fever. ?

I am experiencing  testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort) . The following also describe me: Scrotum discomfort and Fever. ?

Dr to examine testis: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting off an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since a guy usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisting, an exam by the doctor is needed. ...Read more

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Can abdomen bloating cause pain on incision from open hernia repair 7 weeks post-op?

Can abdomen bloating cause pain on incision from open hernia repair 7 weeks post-op?

Maybe: It could the the bloating is the cause of pain that it felt at the incision site, or is stretching the incision sight slightly and causing pain. Neither case should cause severe pain. If it is severe or progressive, or you think something is "not right", call your surgeon for an exam to check it out. ...Read more

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Intermittent swelling of labia majora. Causes itching?

Intermittent swelling of labia majora. Causes itching?

Variable: Labial swelling with itching can be from external/internal yeast, bacteria or from frequent sexual activity. Your doctor should be able to determine if there is anything that needs to be treated. Vagisil may help with the itching. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (all over) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: severe) , scrotum swelling, groin lump, scrotum di...

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I am experiencing  abdominal pain (all over) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: severe) , scrotum swelling, groin lump, scrotum di...

Urgent; see doctor..: Your condition needs an urgent/emergent attention asap, and do not try to wait out. Without further detailed history + a direct look and palpation, it is impossible to deduce right diagnosis. However, to get all these related things done correctly for good care is not that hard by following instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Cough, neck rash and knee joint pain. What could these symptoms indicate?

Cough, neck rash and knee joint pain. What could these symptoms indicate?

All together?: Are you having a fever too? Are all your symptoms starting together? They can be a very serious illness or a mild viral infection, please clarify if you have additional symptoms. ...Read more