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Pain 2 inches above belly button also haven't gone to the bathroom (i think i'm constipated) in a few days. Could that be the cause of the pain?

Pain 2 inches above belly button also haven't gone to the bathroom (i think i'm constipated) in a few days. Could that be the cause of the pain?

Constipation: Discomfort from constipation usually occurs below the navel. If your abdomen remains uncomfortable and if there is associated tenderness, nausea, vomiting, distension or fever, see your physician as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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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I'm having dull pressure pain 2 inches above belly button, nausas, sweating off and on, palpable lumps in abdomen and flank area? Just don't feel good

I'm having dull pressure pain 2 inches above belly button, nausas, sweating off and on, palpable lumps in abdomen and flank area? Just don't feel good

See your doctor.: That is a diverse, seemingly unrelated grouping of symptoms. In order to sort it out, you need a good evaluation by your doctor, including a history and physical exam and possibly some tests. I would see him/her soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed 1yr ago I have a pain 1-2 inches above belly button. After I eat what would cause thank you?

Gallbladder removed 1yr ago I have a pain 1-2 inches above belly button. After I eat what would cause thank you?

Stomach?: Several other organs lie in that area. Since the pain is after eating, I wonder if you are having a duodenal/gastric irritation or ulcer. It could also be your pancreas, your small intestine or your large intestine. Some people after having their gallbladder removed, continue to have pain. As you can see, it could be many things, so we need more info. Personal or virtual consult needed. helped? ...Read more

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I have a pain about about an inch to the left and two inches up from my belly button. I've had it on and off for about a year.

I have a pain about about an inch to the left and two inches up from my belly button. I've had it on and off for about a year.

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain can be associated with many different etiologies. Chronic abdominal pain is a common complaint and could be associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). LUQ pain could be splenic etiology. Epigastric could be pancreatitis, ulcer or other gastric etiology. If persistent, worsening you should see PMD for history, exam and labs. Online consult may help you determine next steps. ...Read more

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Pain- hard to explain- about 1-2 inches right of belly button. Occurs for few mins, once-twice weekly for two months now. Happens without eating too.

Pain- hard to explain- about 1-2 inches right of belly button. Occurs for few mins, once-twice weekly for two months now. Happens without eating too.

Abdominal pain: Given the info you've provided, recurrent abdominal pain is not uncommon and often benign. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a diagnosis of exclusion, so we can't say this is ibs without a more detailed workup. But my best advice is to keep a good diary of the "triggers" that cause the pain. E.G., is it associated with stress? Is it more often in the morning or after certain types of foods, etc. ...Read more

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Burning sensation just three inches below belly button , two medical centers can't find anything ! what is it ! please help . Thanx

Burning sensation just three inches below belly button , two medical centers can't find anything ! what is it ! please help . Thanx

Seems to be pain.: Sometimes we can't find a specific diagnosis other than pain. If you have been seen at two medical centers I am not sure you will find a better diagnosis on line. This sounds as though it is neuropathic pain. When will they move on to treatment? ...Read more

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About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

About two inches down and four inches over to the left(my left) side of my belly button. Pain is generally on the surface or under skin.

Abdominal pain: Left sided abdominal pain may be from colitis,diverticulitis, kidney problems and any irritation to the skin may be contributing to this also. Need more information from the patient to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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During intercourse, I have pains about two inches below my belly button. I have had the same partner for over two years and this has been going in for a few months. What could be wrong?

During intercourse, I have pains about two inches below my belly button. I have had the same partner for over two years and this has been going in for a few months. What could be wrong?

See MD: "dyspareunia"- pain during intercourse can be seen with a variety of causes, mostly gyn related, e.g. Ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, tubal pregnancy (cancer would be very unlikely at your age), also some bowel causes. Pregnant? Need to get examined, perhaps other testing, e.g. Pregnancy test, sono. ...Read more

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Well the side pain makes it inpossible to move take deep breaths or bend forward and its right by my side a inch or two down from my belly button.?

Well the side pain makes it inpossible to move take deep breaths or bend forward and its right by my side a inch or two down from my belly button.?

Several possibles: If you are vomiting or running fevers then go in to your doc right away. Otherwise your pain could be from a hernia, muscular cramping, gas, gallbladder disease, menstrual cramping, constipation, and or colitis. Your symptoms sound severe so get checked. ...Read more

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For the last two weeks, I have had pain about 4 inches above my belly button. This pain Is only when i lay down. Isolated spot, not shooting pain.

For the last two weeks, I have had pain about 4 inches above my belly button. This pain Is only when i lay down.  Isolated spot, not shooting pain.

What else?: very localized pain midline near the umbilicus could be a hernia, a pulled muscle, a skin problem that can't be seen yet, or early appendicitis...plus many other troubles inside the abdomen. If other symptoms, like bowel or bladder changes, vomiting or nausea, something to feel or not...a skilled practitioner should be able to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I have a small bump about two inches below my belly button, its the size of a dime and there is no discoloration. It also is very tender. What is it?

I have a small bump about two inches below my belly button, its the size of a dime and there is no discoloration. It also is very tender. What is it?

More information...: We need more information on this to give you a better impression. Is it itchy? How did it start and when? Any blisters? If it has been going on for a while and growing in size?Soft, lumpy?If just an isolated bump it could be a fatty tissue mass or a cyst. However, for a definite diagnosis you would need to see a provider who can examine you and give a better impression of it. ...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

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 have a stabbing pain about two or three inches above my belly button. Every time i eat or drink anything i get nauseous. What could this be?

I have a stabbing pain about two or three inches above my belly button. Every time i eat or drink anything i get nauseous. What could this be?

Gastritis/Dyspepsia: Your symptoms appear to be consistent with possible inflammation of the stomach lining given the location reported. When the lining is irritated nausea, bloating and discomfort can occur as well which is referred to as dyspepsia. Talking to your doctor about treatment options is recommended and avoiding spicy foods, greasy foods, caffeine, cigarettes, and alcohol is advised. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my upper stomach about an inch or two above my belly button in the middle. It's a very uncomfortable feeling. Its scary ?

I have a lump in my upper stomach about an inch or two above my belly button in the middle. It's a very uncomfortable feeling.  Its scary ?

Epigastric hernia: A bulge above the belly button midline is probably an epigastric hernia. A defect in the abdominal wall . Set up an appointment with a Doctor and surgeon and plan for repair ...Read more

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I had 2 beer last night, this morning I have severe pain in my abdomen an inch or two above belly button. Pain is constant but gets worse if resting?

I had 2 beer last night, this morning I have severe pain in my abdomen an inch or two above belly button. Pain is constant but gets worse if resting?

See your doctor: the combination of ibuprofen and alcohol can cause more stomach irritation than either of them alone, and you could have esophagitis, gastritis or duodenitis, inflammation of those areas. This inflammation can lead to ulcers and/or bleeding as well. It may be gall bladder and unrelated. I would see your doctor as soon as possible or go to an urgent care center. ...Read more

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I'm 29 and my last period was september 6, 2011. I've taken 7 home pregnancy test all negative. Can i be pregnant? I have occasional pain in my abdomen and in my stomach on my right side about an inch away from my belly button. I have been to two doctors

I'm 29 and my last period was september 6, 2011. I've taken 7 home pregnancy test all negative. Can i be pregnant? I have occasional pain in my abdomen and in my stomach on my right side about an inch away from my belly button. I have been to two doctors

That : That is abnormal and you need to get another opinion. Please have a blood test which is more accurate. Please get your pap smear done. There could also be endocrine or other medical conditions that are causing your periods to stop. It is important that you have a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a small lump two inches below belly button that feels bruised when I touch it.  Also lower abdomen and lower back have dull ache.  Also nausea?

I have a small lump two inches below belly button that feels bruised when I touch it.  Also lower abdomen and lower back have dull ache.  Also nausea?

?hernia: This could be an umbilical hernia and if it's not fully reduced it may produce those symptoms. I recommend that you consult an abdominal SURGEON for evaluation as soon as possible in view of your current symptoms as an incarcerated hernia should be treated as soon as possible to avoid more serious complications like strangulation of a piece of intestine. ...Read more

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Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?

Exam needed: This is abnormal and a wound infection,foreign body reaction,cellulitis,allergic skin reaction are concerns. Your surgeon should examine the wound,advise you and prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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Stomach pain 2 inches below right rib cage and 2 inches to the right of my belly button. I also have bloating and gas. There are two hard lumps underneath the skin which are painful.

Gallbladder or ulcer: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease) especially if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids like Motrin or ibuprofen). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. If you have fever/severe pain, go to er. ...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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I was cleaning my belly button and two little black things came out and I'm not sure what they are it's kinda black on the top and white on the end.

I was cleaning my belly button and  two little black things came out and I'm not sure what they are it's kinda black on the top and white on the end.

Maybe blackheads or: A person can get blackheads (open comedones) anywhere, but they are more common in locations that can have acne. First, a skin pore is partly blocked by a little clump of skin cells. The skin pore continues producing more skin cells, mixed with some oils. At the surface, oxygen causes the dead skin cells to darken. An old piercing track, or an old suture track, can also make 2 blackheads. ...Read more

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Left side pain 2 inches away from belly button?

Left sided pain: This is a tough one without more information. Left lower quadrant pain in a 64 year old may be diverituculitis. This most likely would have fever and nausea along with it. Other possibliities include abdominal wall injury or trauma, hernias, gynecologic problems, kidney stones, aneurysms, infections etc. Probably best to see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in my right abdomen about 2 to 4 inches right of my belly button i've had it for weeks what could this be. ?

I have a dull pain in my right abdomen about 2 to 4 inches right of my belly button i've had it for weeks what could this be. ?

Could be many things: It could be gall bladder, stomache, bowel problem, etc. You need to see a doctor to get a full check up since it already 2 weeks to find out the true cause. ...Read more

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For the last two days I have been experiencing pulling and pinching in my lower left abdomen. It is the left and lower than my belly button.

For the last two days I have been experiencing pulling and pinching in my lower left abdomen. It is the left and lower than my belly button.

Nonspecific: No specific diagnosis can be attached to this. Most likely an abdominal muscle problem. Could also be GYN related, a rare type of hernia (Spigelian), diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and even an umbilical hernia. Best to get a more complete evaluation with your primary care provider, the timing depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more