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Stabbing pain in my belly button?

Stabbing pain in my belly button?

Beware : Could be an infection. Could be appendicitis. If it's that severe i would get checked out at the hospital. ...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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What causes pain above the belly button?

Many possibilities: Pain around the belly button can result from a local issue, like a hernia, or from things arising from inside the abdomen, including inflammation of part of the GI tract, like the small bowel or appendix. Things like a viral gastroenteritis (aka "stomach flu"), bacterial infection from appendicitis, obstruction, pancreatitis, gastritis and ulcer disease can be causes. Best to get checked out. ...Read more

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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

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Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Lower and right of the belly button pain radiates. Pain to my stomach?

Appendix: That is where your appendix is, and you should consider going to get evaluated now. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/appendicitis/ds00274. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen and a knot felt just above the belly button?

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Get checked : It could be a hernia or something else- needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

Sharp burning pain below the belly button hurts going to the bathroom?

This may be UTI: Urinary tract infection can present like this, but it could also be several other issues. Go see a doctor and get this resolved. Good luck. ...Read more

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When before appendicitis pain moves from belly button to lower right abdomen?

When before appendicitis pain moves from belly button to lower right abdomen?

Usually a few: Hours, if it is acute appendicitis. But your pain could be from other sources, such as kidney stones, crohn's disease, bowel cancer. So see your doctor for more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?

Pain in belly button and pushed the top of the belly button inwards and now there is blood coming out?

Omphalitis: This occurs among people with very deep navels [persistent urachus] who have hairy skin on the abdomen. The hairs have tiny barbs on the sides which causes them to all line up inside the umbilicus where they slowly penetrate into the skin. So these loose hairs are causing inflamation in there, progressively worse. If you can clean them out, it will heal. This is hard, so surgical excision cures. ...Read more

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Pain from belly button down to vigina?

Need to see doctor: If the abdominal pain is severe, you have fever, nausea or vomiting then you need to be seen immediately in an er. Otherwise schedule a visit for an exam. There are so man y things that can cause this. Appendicitis being the most urgent. ...Read more

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Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

Sharp pain right side belly parrarrel to belly button pull muscle?

Not usually: That is an unlikely cause unless you can specifically relate it to an injury. If it does not quickly resolve, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

What are causes of pain around belly button and bleeding in belly button?

Get it checked.: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. ...Read more

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Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Cramping pain: It sounds like cramping pain. It may cause by spasm of intestine, or ovalation from the ovary. If pain continues, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain by the belly button? Causes?

Appendix vs Other: In a young person who still has an appendix, fever and sudden onset of pain around the belly button can signal early appendicitis. If the pain moves to the lower right area of your belly or intensifies you should be seen in an ER. Blood in the stool is not usually a feature of appendicitis but should also be evaluated in-person if it continues with above symptoms. ...Read more

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My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.

My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.

Umbilical hernia?: Might be a tiny belly button hernia, especially if you have an "outie" belly button. Easy to fix with a mini-surgticakl procedure by a genearl or pediatric surgeon. Many pediatric urologists also do this kind of surgery. Certainly worth having it checked out.. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Stomach pain 4 inches below belly button and to the left; pregnant?

The pain described: Is not a diagnostic indicator for pregnancy. Do take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Do obtain medical evaluation if your pain becomes severe. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness ; mild cramping. ...Read more