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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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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 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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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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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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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