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Doctor insights on: Pain Behind The Navel

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What is sharp pain behind the left ear?

What is sharp pain behind the left ear?

Directly behind?: There are a set of lymph nodes that drain the scalp and the outer ear.... Or it could be an ear infection, or a scrape, or an ingrown hair... Have someone look at it to be sure. ...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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Dull aching pain behind knee right above the crease. Woke up with it?

Dull aching pain behind knee right above the crease.  Woke up with it?

Home remedy: Sounds very non -specific. Specific diagnosis difficult without physical exam of the area. Apply a little ice and take 600mg Ibuprofen with food. If not improving over next few days see PCP for a check up. ...Read more

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Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Have a gallbladder?: Don't know but gallbladder pain can start on the front on the right and go to the back but occasionally from front to back and usually always in the upper middle. It can radiate to the right shoulder and is worse when you are flat, and after eating a fatty meal and taking a deep breath. Constipation can mimic this pain described too. ( round, hard poop, straining ?). ...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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What is the reason behind Left lower quadrant pain in appendicitis?

Appendicitis: Although i searched for pain on the left side, I could not find a reason. As you know the pain may start in the middle of the abdomen and then migrate to the lower right. Appetite goes away. With time the pain becomes worse and treatment (surgical) is needed before it bursts ...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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Seasonal pain of lower abdomen below the umbilicus?

Seasonal pain of lower abdomen below the umbilicus?

Abd pain: Unfortunately, based on the information provided, it is impossible to say anything meaningful. More history is needed and you may want to consider a face to face doc visit. ...Read more

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

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

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Pain in the left side of abdomen..Is it the appendix?

Pain in the left side of abdomen..Is it the appendix?

Pain on right: Appendix pain is usually right sided, but you may have other issues that need to be addressed like diverticulitis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in front below the knee?

Pain in front below the knee?

Not uncommon: U can try to use over the counter medication or u see u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Right side of abdomen swollen but no pain. Sharp pain around belly button, pain on lower left back but tends to spread to the right.Headache, nausea?

Examination needed: Because of rather diffuse symptoms, a physician would have take a thorough history and perform a physical examination in order to make a differential diagnosis. Appropriate tests will be ordered. Pain in the navel can be due to a small umbilical hernia. Lower back discomfort may be musculoskeletal in origin or be due to a urinary tract disorder. Headache,nausea are nonspecific.?viral ...Read more

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This mild pain on the the left side of stomach above my belly button on the left?

This mild pain on the the left side of stomach above my belly button on the left?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Persistent or recurrent pain warrants at least evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pulling pain in and above my navel?

Sharp pulling pain in and above my navel?

Hernia: There is probably a small hernia, which is an opening in the muscular/facial wall of the abdomen, into which a small bit of fat is stuck. This may cause thes symptoms when you move about and stretch the abdomen. ...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