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

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

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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Ok the top of my abdomen is rock hard and the bottom under my belly button Is soft. ?

Ok the top of my abdomen is rock hard and the bottom under my belly button Is soft. ?

Constant?: If so, you may have an enlarged liver or mass of some kind. You should be seen and examined. If it comes and goes, it could possibly be some buildup of fluid or gas, not so serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my lower left side of my abdomen then the pain goes under my belly button?

I been having pain in my lower left side of my abdomen then the pain goes under my belly button?

Many things: Including kidney stone, hernia, diverticular disease, colitis, ovarian. Need more information to be of any helkp, but i would suggest making an appointment with your pcp or ob-gyn. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain across my abdomen right below belly button? I've had the pain off and on for 4-5 days.

What could be causing pain across my abdomen right below belly button? I've had the pain off and on for 4-5 days.

Several things: Likely is bladder or uterine infection; could possibly involve the bowel or musculoskeletal system. See you doctor for complete evaluation any treatment asap. ...Read more

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If a 5 to 6 inch knife went into your abdomen just below your belly button would you damage any organs and maybe die?

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

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The bottom of abdomen below the belly button hurts when i cough what is this?

The bottom of abdomen below the belly button hurts when i cough what is this?

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

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What leads to pain than starts by the belly button, then moves to the lower right abdomen?

Appendicitis: This could be early appendicitis. You will have the pain intensify and develop fever possible vomiting. GO to the ER now have them check you and see if it is your appendix ...Read more

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I have dull achey pain in my abdomen..left side of belly button for 2 days. worse when i eat?

May need eval: Localized abdominal pain is always cause for concern. Persistent or worsening symptoms warrant an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does me abdomen area hurt when it's pushed on..especially the area around my belly button.

Why does me abdomen area hurt when it's pushed on..especially the area around my belly button.

Go to the emergency room.: It is difficult to tell from your description here how abruptly this pain started, but one must be concerned about the possibility of appendicitis in this situation. I would get checked out ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a profound "heartbeat" in abdomen. Just above belly button. Should i be concerned about this?

I have a profound "heartbeat" in abdomen. Just above belly button. Should i be concerned about this?

Prior : Prior to answering your question, avvo's terms of use state, "such information should be used only as a starting point for addressing your medical issues. It is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should not disregard medical advice from your doctor, or avoid obtaining medical care, due to any health information you obtain on the site." 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

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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 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. ?

Could be many things: It could be gall bladder, stomache, bowel problem, etc. You need to see a doctor to get a full check up since it already 2 weeks to find out the true cause. ...Read more

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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.

Appenditis: Hi, the was you are describing the pain, it sounds more like appendicitis pain, if pain persists and you have associated nausea, vomiting, chills, fever. You need to go to a Doctor urgent. I would suggest to atleast get your labwork and US abdomen done. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

This : This needs to be medically evaluated. There are several possibilities that it could be, but any abdominal mass needs to be evaluated, especially if it is painful. If he develops vomiting, increased pain, or fever then he needs emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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What would cause a foul smell with a discharge from the belly button? There is also a great deal of pain in my abdomen.

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

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