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I have cramping pain about 3 inches above my belly button and bloating . what can cause this ?

I have cramping pain about 3 inches above my belly button and bloating . what can cause this ?

More info needed: This symptom is nonspecific and could be caused by an umbilical hernia,irritable bowel syndrome,gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder or pancreatic disease, adhesions,etc. Your physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Abdominal Bloating (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and ...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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I am 25yrs old, have had stomach cramps, bloating and severe pain around my belly button. I have been told that I might have ibs, but I am undiagnosed.I am using bevispas tablets, but I used to have regular stools, daily and now I am constipated. Should i

I am 25yrs old, have had stomach cramps, bloating and severe pain around my belly button. I have been told that I might have ibs, but I am undiagnosed.I am using bevispas tablets, but I used to have regular stools, daily and now I am constipated. Should i

You need your doctor: Clearly something is wrong and needs medical attention. Please avoid taking medication for your bowel without your doctor's recommendation. You may be making things worse. Please see your doctor right away. You don't have a diagnosis and you need to find out what is wrong before taking medication without medical recommendations. ...Read more

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I have extreme bloating above my belly button for several hours after I have eaten, there is no pain, I have heartburn often.

I have extreme bloating above my belly button for several hours after I have eaten, there is no pain, I have heartburn often.

Possibly due to acid: Your symptoms may be due to acid, especially since you mention heartburn. Try 2 weeks of omeprazole 20 mg once a day- taken 1/2 hr before a meal. See:www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/.../what-is-acid-reflux-disease You may benefit from use of probiotics to get your Gi tract in better balance as well. Also consider possible food in tolerance to gluten or lactose, or use of artificial sweeteners. ...Read more

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Im having lower ab pain from belly button down and extreme bloating 4 10 days with light brown/clay colored stool and dr said i need to wait it out?

Im having lower ab pain from belly button down and extreme bloating 4 10 days with light brown/clay colored stool and dr said i need to wait it out?

Abdominal pain: There are several causes of abdominal pain. If it is constant, severe, associated with fever or vomiting then immediate attention is necessary. Clay colored stools can also be associated with liver and gallbladder issues. Since it's been over a week then i would consider further testing with blood tests and abdominal imaging. ...Read more

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Abdo pain-right side near belly button since thursday pm with severe nausea,bloating,decreased appetite ?

Abdominal pain: Appendicitis is still the most common cause of persistent right sided abdominal discomfort and since your symptoms have been present for this long, you must be examined preferably in the emergency room now. ...Read more

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