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Doctor insights on: Navel Tenderness Symptoms

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Is tender by the navel area a symptom from gastritis? or could it be Chrons disease?

Is tender by the navel area a symptom from gastritis? or could it be Chrons disease?

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 more

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What could be the cause of point tenderness on the right side of my navel? No other symptoms, not bothersome.

What could be the cause of point tenderness on the right side of my navel? No other symptoms, not bothersome.

Abdominal pain: Sorry, too vague of a question and too many options. To the right and diagonally down is your appendix and diagonally up is your gall bladder, but both would be quite "bothersome". ...Read more

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Constant burning pain and tenderness in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, had it for two weeks - no other symptoms?

Constant burning pain and tenderness in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, had it for two weeks - no other symptoms?

Abdominal pain: RUQ pain can come from various sources. Located in this area are the Liver, Gall bladder(GB), Duodenum, Pancreas and Kidney. Each can be the cause. What is important is the timing and consistency of the pain. GB pain tends to be periodic and follow fatty food intake, but if the problem has evolved over 2 weeks, it may become constant. This can turn into a surgical emergency! See a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Right testicle tenderness when touching,spreads to lower abdomen.its achy. Had assessment urologist yesterday but didn't have symptoms then.? Why?

Right testicle tenderness when touching,spreads to lower abdomen.its achy. Had assessment urologist yesterday but didn't have symptoms then.? Why?

Murphy's Law: That, unfortunately happens to patients all the time. They have a problem that they want evaluated, have to wait to get in to see a doc for an eval, and the problem decides to no-show to the appointment. Best thing you can do is keep a diary the doc can look at retrospectively, especially in your case since you've a "hypochondriac" label for some reason. Request a testicular ultrasound. Reasonable ...Read more

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Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Gerd and could have: Gastritis. Usual management will be 4 to weeks of trial proton pump inhibitor, GERD standard precautions, if smoker consider quitting, Upright after meals, regular small meals, use of antacids. If treatment fails GI evaluation is indicated ...Read more

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Is it common to have on-off, sharp sore pain under the ribs and upper left part of the abdomen, with no other symptoms 3days post normal colonoscopy?

Is it common to have on-off, sharp sore pain under the ribs and upper left part of the abdomen, with no other symptoms 3days post normal colonoscopy?

Yes: May just be gas/irritation of colon from procedure. If no better in a few days, or if gets worse , or you have pain, vomiting or fever, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Tender abdomen near navel i'm really, really worried. Please help! 10 points!?

Tender abdomen near navel i'm really, really worried. Please help! 10 points!?

Worry worry worry: Your worry should send you to your local doctor, a walk in clinic, or urgent care clinic for evaluation of the tenderness near your navel. A physical exam with your doctor will help decide if you have anything serious. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Does constipation cause small, tender, very painful spots above and to right of navel?

Does constipation cause small, tender, very painful spots above and to right of navel?

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

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Burning pain above and to left of navel...wasn't tender to the touch until yesterday...it started about 4 days ago?

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 more

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I have had abdominal pains around my navel for a few years now, it's also tender to touch, what could be the cause?

I have had abdominal pains around my navel for a few years now, it's also tender to touch, what could be the cause?

Umbillical Hernia: You can get a hernia of your belly button. It will cause these symptoms. You may also notice a bulge there when you strain, like your innie becoming an outie. See a doctor soon because it should be fixed. ...Read more

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Hello, I had surgery 6 days ago in the navel area well now above my navel there is a hard tender lump is that normal?

Hello, I had surgery 6 days ago in the navel area well now above my navel there is a hard tender lump is that normal?

Wait till it heals: is only 6 days post OP , if you have no fever no pus draining , most likely normal healing and some blood collection is giving that hardness, call your surgeon and go for post OP follow up ...Read more

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What man would make your navel very painful when touched plus tender abdominali got my tubes tied 5 years ago and it's hurt ever since?

What man would make your navel very painful when touched plus tender abdominali got my tubes tied 5 years ago and it's hurt ever since?

It depends: If your surgery was laparoscopic (through the belly button, ) you may have a hernia there - that should be addressed soon. There may just be some scar tissue there. Either way, your symptoms indicate a need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Endoscopy showed mild gastritis. What is causing tender pain by the navel area?

Endoscopy showed mild gastritis. What is causing tender pain by the navel area?

Could be a hernia: the umbilicus or navel area is far below the stomach where you have the gastritis. It may be that you have a hernia and that should be evaluated by a surgeon. ...Read more