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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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I have pain up a bit from my belly button when pressed left side and im also passing alot of wind and have back pain?

I have pain up a bit from my belly button when pressed left side and im also passing alot of wind and have back pain?

GERD: You may have gastric reflux due to excessive gas production. Over the counter TUMS or Calcium Carbonate may work. If not something stronger like omeprazole 20 mg may help. Please follow up with your PMD if it gets worse. ...Read more

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M having dark brown stool and pulsation around belly button when pressed and it extend centrally. M going through wait loss but I do feel hungry?

M having dark brown stool and pulsation around belly button when pressed and it extend centrally. M going through wait loss but I do feel hungry?

Blood in stool: Stool could be dark from the presence of blood in it. The pulsation could just your aortic pulsation, if you are thin you can feel it. Have it examined. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

My belly button hurts when pressed. What is it.?

Belly Buttonitis: Well, if you've turned blue and it squeaks when you press it, you've turned into a Smurf doll. Otherwise, it could be a small smoldering infection, something stuck in there or maybe a small hernia in that area. Take a close look for redness, swelling, or stuff in there. Then there's the remote possibility you've been probed by aliens. Just be thankful it was your belly button... ...Read more

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I m having light cramps just beside the belly button. When I stand up or lie down it increases. Just discovered it today. Little hard wen pressed?

I m having light cramps just beside the belly button. When I stand up or lie down it increases. Just discovered it today. Little hard wen pressed?

I wouldn't hit: The panic button yet but if you have fever, nausea or vomiting I would go in; chances are it will improve on its own. Good luck. ...Read more

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16 years old and I feel like I have a mass to the left side of my belly button, about 2 inches away. It hurts mildly when pressed on. Should I worry?

16 years old and I feel like I have a mass to the left side of my belly button, about 2 inches away. It hurts mildly when pressed on. Should I worry?

Check it out: When in doubt, check it out! A painful mass in the abdominal region near the umbilicus should prompt evaluation by a trained physician. All the best! ...Read more

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Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?

Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?

Many causes...: Tenderness above the belly button is associated with multiple possible causes from functional causes like gas to mechanical causes like hernia. Persistence of symptoms warrants bring up to your physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in rectus adominous to left and slightly above belly button pain radiates but is more acute when pressed by 2 finger tips?

See your physician: The symptoms that you are describing could be due to a variety of causes. The best thing to do would be to make an appointment with your primary care physician so that he/she can conduct an appropriate physical examination. ...Read more

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I have a lump just under my belly button about the size of a golf ball it hurts when pressed and im having trouble going to the toilet please help?

I have a lump just under my belly button about the size of a golf ball it hurts when pressed and im having trouble going to the toilet please help?

A hernia: It may be an umbilical hernia. This is potentially a medical emergency if blood supply is compromised to the loop of bowel in the hernia. Get it evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Pain 0.5 inch above belly button, to the right. Sharp pain when pressed or in straight position or stomach stretched. No pain when bent or coughing.

Mcburney point: I would recommend calling your doctor so that your appendix could be checked. This could be caused by other things as well but there is not enough info here to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I m constantly having dark brown stool and slight pain and hardness around belly button and I also feel pulsation and bloating when pressed?

I m constantly having dark brown stool and slight pain and hardness around belly button and I also feel pulsation and bloating when pressed?

See a doctor: The pulsating thing worry me.
if you are super skinny then do not worry too much abou it, but if you are not and still feel pulasting mass see a doctor.
your dark stool reflect what you eat, drink more water and juices, and eat more fruit and vegetable and less meat and spices you will see a differences in your stool.
if not a doctor might have to do endoscopy to rule out ulcer, or gastritis. ...Read more

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Pressed under my belly button & it was hard all the way between my ribs. Press on it & a little after I felt like a worm moving across. Period 23?

Pressed under my belly button & it was hard all the way between my ribs. Press on it & a little after I felt like a worm moving across. Period 23?

Can u say more?: Are you having any pain? Is this hard cord still able to be felt? Is there still a worm like movement. You would need to be examined ion person to see what it is you are feeling. ...Read more

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Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Many causes: This area of your abdomen contains many organs, any of which could be causing discomfort. Among these are the stomach, spleen, pancreas liver and gallbladder. At your age, the gallbladder is the most common. This can be associated with fever, nausea, or vomiting would make the likelihood higher. You will need to see your primary care doctor, or emergency if pain becomes severe or for vomiting ...Read more

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I get light twinges of pain in front stomach muscles right of belly button sometimes. Usually after I eat dairy. Could it be gas? No pain if pressed.

I get light twinges of pain in front stomach muscles right of belly button sometimes. Usually after I eat dairy. Could it be gas? No pain if pressed.

Abdominal discomfort: Has many different etiologies. The association with dairy is suspicious for lactose intolerance. Gas or constipation certainly could present with the same. ...Read more

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I noticed a spot above my belly button that hurts when pressed. I dn't have insurance and I have been lifting, and had a stomach virus last week. Advice?

I noticed a spot above my belly button that hurts when pressed. I dn't have insurance and I have been lifting, and had a stomach virus last week. Advice?

Pain could be: Related to your lifting. If your gastroenteritis has been resolved over the last week - that makes it less likely. For severe abdominal pain seek emergency medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden severe stomach pain that's around belly button and chest area, worst with different movement/position and when pressed. What is this?

Sudden severe stomach pain that's around belly button and chest area, worst with different movement/position and when pressed. What is this?

Doctor can evaluate: Anyone with "severe stomach pain" should be evaluated by her doctor. The Emergency Room can evaluate severe stomach pain, if the primary care or regular doctor is not able to help right away. Many things are between (or near) the belly button and the bottom of the ribs, such as: liver, gall bladder, stomach, spleen, pancreas, duodenum, transverse colon, abdominal wall muscles, etc... ...Read more

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Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps: You will need a medical evaluation. Unclear from your description what may be happening. More questions : are you able to eat, do you feel nausea, anything make the cramps better / worse, when did this start, any change of bowel movements, have you experienced this previously. Most likely lab tests and some form of imaging will be ordered. Take care... ...Read more

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It hurts (mildly) to press on belly button. No rebound pain. I feel there is a stinging sensation in my bladder when it’s pressed. It hurts for a moment if I turn & lay on my right side. No fever. Do feel like I have to have bowel movements often.?

It hurts (mildly) to press on belly button. No rebound pain. I feel there is a stinging sensation in my bladder when it’s pressed. It hurts for a moment if I turn & lay on my right side. No fever. Do feel like I have to have bowel movements often.?

Need more info to...: Your described scenario suggests possible disorders in GI tract and genitourianry tract, but current info is not enough to deduce diagnosis for care. Fortunately, to get all related things for good care done correctly has not to be that hard by following instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you can work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis/right care. ...Read more

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What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

What could cause pain above belly button and above overies?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Pain above belly button a lot worst when eat. Cant eat anything without very bad pain. Better when laying down.?

Pain above belly button a lot worst when eat. Cant eat anything without very bad pain. Better when laying down.?

Consult physician: Hi, the causes of this pain are too numerous. It also seems like u r taking Nexium (esomeprazole) so acid peptic disorders have been considered. A gastroscopy can be considered -if neg. A further work up to assess the pancreas (pancreatitis) biliary tract (stones) vascular system (ischemia) can be considered. Please consult with your gp to further direct investigation. ...Read more

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I have gnawing pain above belly button. It is worse when I am hungry.?

I have gnawing pain above belly button. It is worse when I am hungry.?

Hunger pain?: Could just be exacerbated hunger pains. However certain ulcers make present this, as well as acid, bile reflux, functional dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Bad pain above belly button, no appetite, chills occasionally. What is going on?

Needs Evaluation: Possibly sounds like anything from an infectious process to food poisoning, . Could be anything from Intestinal Flu to more serious GI problem. If no resolution and/or unable to eat seek evaluation at Urgent Care or ER. ...Read more

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What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

What could cause nausea after sex and pain above belly button?

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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Nasuea every morning for few hours sometimes slight pain above belly button occasinal feels like bubble their docs can't find anythin appoint on 20th?

Nasuea every morning for few hours sometimes slight pain above belly button occasinal feels like bubble their docs can't find anythin appoint on 20th?

Can't diagnose this: ^ you have a doctor's appt in 4 days. In the meantime a simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata) ; andarin (citrus reticulata). ...Read more