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Pain In Abdomen Above Belly Button
What could be causing pain across my abdomen right below belly button? I've had the pain off and on for 4-5 days.
If a 5 to 6 inch knife went into your abdomen just below your belly button would you damage any organs and maybe die?
Possibly: Hi. Not a happy question to answer for any physician on here! Has this victim been to the Emergency Room? If not, GO NOW!!! The aortic bifurcation is right back there, but shielded by abdominal wall, intestine, the bladder, and uterus. Did you do this to yourself? If you want to die and this isn't a "call for help", you know what to do and not to do. We're not your conscience. Be at peace. ...Read more
Pain when I press on my abdomen around belly button. Not all the time. Not everyday. Lasts hours sometimes then goes away. What could it be?
Could be a hernia: Increasing pressure in the abdominal area can cause a defect in the abdominal wall muscular to become apparent, which is called a hernia. If there is a bulge that you feel, or mass, this may be the intestinal contents protruding through, called a 'ventral hernia.' this can be normal in babies, but should be evaluated by your doctor in an adult. ...Read more
I have a profound "heartbeat" in abdomen. Just above belly button. Should I be concerned about this?
without knowing your age, eating habits, body habitus (weight, bmi), complete blood count and other lab tests, past medical history, a simple "no" or "yes" answer will not suffice. I would recommend visiting your primary care physician to discuss all of these. In general, thin individuals when laying flat on their back, can see their abdominal aorta (i.e. "heartbeat" in the abdomen) pulsating which delivers oxygen to the lower parts of your body, and this is normal. However, if you are having symptoms, have a past history or family history of "heart problems", it would be wise to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
There is a sharp pain whenever I press down directly in the middle of my abdomen above the belly button. What could this be?
Tough to know: You will need to give more details and probably examination by a physician. ...Read more
I have a dull pain in my right abdomen about 2 to 4 inches right of my belly button I've had it for weeks what could this be.?
I started getting this pain around my belly button a couoke days ago. Now the paon has moved to the lower right side of my abdomen.
For the last two days I have been experiencing pulling and pinching in my lower left abdomen. It is the left and lower than my belly button.
Nonspecific: No specific diagnosis can be attached to this. Most likely an abdominal muscle problem. Could also be GYN related, a rare type of hernia (Spigelian), diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and even an umbilical hernia. Best to get a more complete evaluation with your primary care provider, the timing depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My abdomen feels like a hard soft bubble. When I bend back it pop up like a mountain just above the belly button but only in the middle area.
26 yr old, grandson has a nickle size hard, sensetive protrusion on his abdomen, 3"-4" up and to the right of his belly button. He says he's had it for a couple of years, hurts lots when hit or pushed in, ("like a pin in there") has become more sensitive
Mass in lower left quadrant of abdomen. 2in to the left of the belly button, mildly painful but not too severe.
What would cause a foul smell with a discharge from the belly button? There is also a great deal of pain in my abdomen.
Uracheal cyst: Among many other potentially more serious diagnoses such as cancer, fistulae, ruptured umbilical hernia, etc... The most common condition causing the problem is a uracheal cyst remnant that's draining. Get it looked at. You'll need antibiotics and likely a resection of the cyst if it persists. ...Read more
So when I sit down to try and have a bm I have pain in my rectum that radiates to the front of my abdomen right under my belly button?
I discovered a lump on the right side of my abdomen about 3 inches across from my belly button. What could it be? It does not hurt.
Painless Lumps: Without pain or other symptoms of being ill this is most likely the benign and common problem of a lipoma. Lipomas are common collections of extra fat cells. The surgeons cut them out if they become painful or infected. ...Read more
I have a pain lower left abdomen side. In between belly button and left side. Been there all day and worse when I cough. What is this?
Left lower abd pain:
Well, there isn't too much hanging out in that area. But, since you are female, you always have to consider ovarian problems or uterine problems. Any other symptoms? Are you possibly pregnant?
Inflammation of the colon and constipation can also cause left lower abdominal pain. If you have constipation, I would try a stool softener and see if that helps. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause a spasm feeling in the abdomen area? It's a small area to the right of my belly button. I keep having a mild spasm inside
Anxiety?: Not likely since it is a localized symptom. Please consult your family doctor for exam. ...Read more
Right side of abdomen has been slightly swollen for 5 months with a sharp pain a few inches from my belly button. Hasn't gotten better or worse?
Get eval: Pain, described as sharp, and for over 5 months, should be evaluated soon. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have pain in my abdomen region, to the right and left of my belly button and I can also feel what appears to be a cyst possibly? What do you think?
I've taken 2 preg. Test, they both came out negative. But it's been 3 months and I feel like my abdomen around my belly button and lower is chubbier?
I have a soft painless lump right above my belly button. It's about an inch in diameter and only visible when I suck my abdomen in. What could it be?
Hi. I get random sharp pains under my belly button wand I can't move until it goes. Also random cramps on left and right abdomen. 21-Woman. Am active.
Kind of embarrassing but I get this kind of twinge in my abdomen above my belly button and then loose control of my bladder usually when bending over?
I have a pain in my middle abdomen area around the belly button that extends around my back. It feels like my stomach is tightening up along with my?
See your doctor.: There are many possibilities of things which can cause pain in the mid abdomen. You need to have a physical exam, a medical history, and perhaps lab testing or other tests to sort it out. Good luck. ...Read more
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