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Dr. John Fung
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8 months PP constant abdominal pain above belly button after eating, dizziness, bad hair loss, fatigue, body weakness in AM, thyroid and iron normal.

8 months PP constant abdominal pain above belly button after eating, dizziness, bad hair loss, fatigue, body weakness in AM, thyroid and iron normal.

See GI, r/o celiac: Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. Adults may manifest: anemia, fatigue, bone or joint pain, depression or anxiety. tingling numbness in the hands and feet, itchy skin rash and others. See a GI MD for testing. ...Read more

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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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Pain around belly button after eating I mean it goes to a 5 or 6 on the pain scale what could it be?

Pain around belly button after eating I mean it goes to a 5 or 6 on the pain scale what could it be?

Periumbelical pain. : This specific symptom is too vague. You should have a full physical exam. I would start with a family Dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Sharp pain near belly button after eating, pain 7 scale 1- 10. Can't lay down. Constipated. What to do?

Sharp pain near belly button after eating, pain 7 scale 1- 10. Can't lay down. Constipated. What to do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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Why does my stomach get sore 2"above my belly button after eating rufage? It started after eating trailmix that i made. Never did that before.

Why does my stomach get sore 2"above my belly button after eating rufage? It started after eating trailmix that i made. Never did that before.

Family Practice: May or may not be related. Sometimes the intestinal wall can be irritated. Sounds like gastritis if there is a bulge. Could be a hernia. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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Pain above the belly button which lasts for hours an hour after eating?

Pain above the belly button which lasts for hours an hour after eating?

Emergency: I take abdominal pain very seriously especially at your young age. A full exam and testing is required for your complaint of abdominal pain. Please call 911 or go to the emergency room . ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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I have a budge 4 in above belly button. Have had gb removed 2 years ago. Size of softball. Can it be fixed? No pain, gets bigger after eating.

I have a budge 4 in above belly button. Have had gb removed 2 years ago. Size of softball. Can it be fixed? No pain, gets bigger after eating.

Hernia?: It sounds like an abdominal ventral hernia, a protrusion of intra abdominal fat, bowel, or occasionally other structures through a defect in the anterior abdominal wall. Sometimes the defect is related to a prior surgical incision and the hernia occurs at the incision site. See your medical provider. It can be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Slight abdominal pain about inch above the belly button and sometimes an inch below the belly button. Tends to get worse after eating. 3 weeks now. ?

Slight abdominal pain about inch above the belly button and sometimes an inch below the belly button. Tends to get worse after eating. 3 weeks now. ?

Time for check-up: Peri-umbilical discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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Dr. Lizbeth Alter
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Im having stomach pain and its traveling above my belly button n im having the runs also after eating. It's been going on the 4 days what could it be?

Im having stomach pain and its traveling above my belly button n im having the runs also after eating. It's been going on the 4 days what could it be?

Get checked out: This unfortunately can be appendicitis. You can never be too sure. If your stomach/abdomen is hurting, you must be check out. Usually you would have loss of appetite and nausea and/or vomiting. It could be you just have a viral gastroenteritis. Depending on travel history, it could be bacterial. Stay well hydrated, but go get evaluated and maybe some IV fluid will help you too. ...Read more

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