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Belly Button (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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