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Pain Above My Belly Button
I have pain above my belly button every now and then usually not long after the pain stops I have a bm do you think my pain is just in my organs?
"Gas" Pain?: Given the information it sounds like it may be "gas pain". What i mean by that is probably pain arising from the large bowel contracting producing a cramping pain like gas pain. If you are constipated often, this may be the cause. I recommend to my patients to get about 20-30 grams of fiber per day to alleviate constipation. ...Read more
What kind of pain?: Longstanding, episodic, unchanging discomfort? Is it meal-related, position-related, altered by stooling or gas passage, does it radiate elsewhere, is it associated with fever, weight loss, tenderness, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, blood in stool? Anticipate your doctor will be seeking this information when you present for appropriate evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Several things: Gas, gall bladder, spasm or who knows. ...Read more
I have been having pain above my belly button for 3 days now. It has moved to under my belly button and right side. What could this be?
Exam needed: It is concerning that you have belly pain that is now moving to the right side. Scary thing is that you may be affected with appendicitis. More history details are needed. But it is best for you to tell your parents what is happening, and get to the Emergency Department right away. DONT goto urgent care center; they will just send you to ER. Good luck ...Read more