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Navel Tenderness Symptoms
Umbilical tenderness: Tenderness around the navel or umbilicus can be caused by many abdominal diseases including appendicitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, gastroenteritis, gall bladder disease and bowel obstruction. Crohn's disease, which causes blood in the stool, usually causes pain below the umbilicus, but can cause pain all over the abdomen. Seek medical attention to determine the origin of this pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of point tenderness on the right side of my navel? No other symptoms, not bothersome.
Burning pain above and to left of navel...wasn't tender to the touch until yesterday...it started about 4 days ago?
Periumblical: hernia or abcess. Hernia could be incarcerated. Call your doctor and if you can not get a hold of your doctor go to urgent care or er. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my gullbladder removed 5 weeks ago. 2 days ago the area surrounding my navel became tender and red. Should I address now or can it wait?
Have it checked.: Without knowing the details of the location, extent, severity, and time course it is not possible to say if the condition is benign and self-limiting, or a harbinger of more serious problems. Have it looked at by a health professional, preferably a primary care doctor in their office or clinic. ...Read more
Had appendectomy 3 mos ago. Feeling sharp pains above navel that also hurts on side and back at same time. Area very tender to touch. Back also tender?
Probably not: Chronic constipation usually does not cause specific painful spots. You get more of a crampy/achy feeling. Point tenderness is usually something else. Unclear if the tender spots are on skin surface or deep in abdomen. If on skin, could be infection. Deeper down sounds more like swollen lymph nodes, amongst other things that can occur in your belly. ...Read more