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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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Female discomfort right side next to belly button.No pain.It comes and it goes?

Female discomfort right side next to belly button.No pain.It comes and it goes?

Likely okay: Not quite sure what "female discomfort" means, so the answer may miss the mark. If you mean pelvic pain on the right side, it could be from ovaries as part of normal menses, or it could be from more serious problems. Many different sources exist in that location. Pain that comes and stays, or becomes severe, or has associated symptoms such as fever, nausea, and so on should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a pulling sensation from behind my belly button as if someone is pulling from!the inside, what can cause this?

Small & Large Bowel: Pain and discomfort around the belly button are associated with small bowel and some colonic pathologies such as early appendicitis, gastroenteritis, constipation. If you experience continued and or increasing pain, fevers and chills you should see a doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I been having nauseating sharp shooting pains in the area behind my belly button for over 3wks now, coming & going all and everyday, can you help me?

I been having nauseating sharp shooting pains in the area behind my belly button for over 3wks now, coming & going all and everyday, can you help me?

Hernia: This could be an umbilical hernia. The fact that you are having continual pain is not a good sign. It could mean the contents of the hernia are stuck. Get to your doctor or a surgeon asap before this becomes an emergency. ...Read more

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What are the reasons behind bleeding belly button?

What are the reasons behind bleeding belly button?

Pyogenic granuloma: You may have an infection in your belly button known as a pyogenic granuloma which because of friability can bleed. ...Read more

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I have pains behind my belly button. Could it be gas?

Abdominal pain: Hi MarieeA, Abdominal pain is usually evaluated based on the onset of the pain, location, duration, radiation of the pain to other areas, intensity of the pain (how bad it is) and associated symptoms. In a young woman of childbearing age, you should visit a physician if the pain is bothering you, especially if there is any chance you may be pregnant. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p971.html ...Read more