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Sharp pain behind belly button, why is this?

Sharp pain behind belly button, why is this?

Pain is non specific: Symptom of tissue insult . It means lots of things and is difficult to tell you specific diagnosis or problem based on this limited information . You could have problem with you intestine , pancreas , genitourinary system . You need to be seen by your doc and have thorough evaluation and investigation . Good luck. ...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


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Pain behind belly button with nausea after eating. I can hardly eat anything without upsetting my stomach. What is thi?

Pain behind belly button with nausea after eating. I can hardly eat anything without upsetting my stomach. What is thi?

Gastric Reflex: You may have what is generally referred to as Gastroesophageal reflex disease or GERD. Your doctor needs to examine you, order some simple test (breath urea, stool or blood) to confirm diagnosis and give you medication to treat this common but annoying condition. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind belly button after having anal sex. Pain is not there when lying down. Strings on IUD device are maybe 1/8" longer than normal.

Sharp pain behind belly button after having anal sex. Pain is not there when lying down. Strings on IUD device are maybe 1/8" longer than normal.

Unrelated : Symptoms don't seem like they're related. Continue to monitor. Evaluation may be prudent if symptoms persist and/or worsen. ...Read more

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My sister is complaining of a pain behind belly button, numbness in her vulva and then pleasure during sex and this is a cont pattern. What to do ?

My sister is complaining of a pain behind belly button, numbness in her vulva and then pleasure during sex and this is a cont pattern. What to do ?

What 2 do? Encourage: ..her to see a doctor. Her gynecologist is a reasonable first step to check for physical abnormalities. Lack of pleasure with sex can be caused by life stress, fatigue, neurologic problems such as MS, some medications, depression, marital conflict...the list is long. Only a skilled, attentive physician can sort all this out. Best wishes to both of you! Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing abdominal pain behind belly button & comes in waves were it makes me curl over. I have indigestion & epigastric discomfort.

Needs evaluation : If this has lasted more than a few hours you should seek medical care. There are many serious conditions that can cause severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I have been having constant pain behind my belly button for 8 days now. Anyone know what this could be?

Belly pain: You dont give me much information. If this had gone on for 8 days it merits being looked at. See your pcp. It would not be a common sign of common abdominal pain causes. These would be my initial thoughts: lactase deficiency constipation irritable bowel syndrome peptic ulcer urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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I'm having pain behind my belly button. The pain is unbearable when I bend over. Been hurting for a week. Today feels even worse like I've been beaten?

I'm having pain behind my belly button. The pain is unbearable when I bend over. Been hurting for a week. Today feels even worse like I've been beaten?

You need to get help: Lisa, unbearable pain is never normal. If it has lasted for a week, something is going on. Please go to your doctor, a clinic, even an Emergency Department soon before things get worse. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why would a women have a sharp pain behind her belly button after sex?

Why would a women have a sharp pain behind her belly button after sex?

Endometriosis: possible endometriosis if the pain is recurrent, if it only occurs during sexual intercourse, it may be due to adhesions if you had surgeries, ...Read more

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For last two days I have noticed sharp pain behind my belly button for a brief second. Comes and goes isn't constant. Any ideas?

Gas: Most common cause is gas. Trying lying on the bed with your shoulder down and your backside way up in the air. You'll know when the cure happens. Lol. Gastritis is also a possibility, but usually lasts longer. Its pain is relieved temporarily by an antacid. ...Read more