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Pain In Belly Button When Touched
Have always had a very sensitive belly button. When touched/poked, I feel a sharp pain that goes internally. Didn't know it was abnormal. Any ideas y?
I have pain just above belly button bit to the right comes and goes hurts more when touched or if I bend over had it for few months what could it be?
I recently just got this bump next to my belly button on the right side and it hurts a lot when it's touched. There is no discharge or opening.
Some pain around and in the belly button area. It doesn't hurt when I walk and move. It just hurts a bit when being touched or when I stretch. Help?
I have pain directly above my belly button. It hurts when touched and sometimes when I move. Dr can't see me till next Tues. Will taking half of an Ambien (zolpidem) for the pain make matters worse?
Tenderness above belly button on my abdomen (no where else) when touched or pressed on. What is this and should I be conserned?
My 1 year old, daughter has a lump on her right side a little under her belly button. Just noticed it tonight, no pain when touched.?
Midline hernia: If you look at the cover of a "bodybuilder" mag you will see the person stretching and observe a line down the middle top to bottom from just below the ribs to the top of the pelvis. That usually closes by birth but sometimes not. In your child not and when she cries it pushes out a bit. That's called an umbilical hernia which will almost surely close on its own by school age. ...Read more
I have a pain starting 1cm above belly button going up between my rib cages, it's very sensitive to touch, if it's touched I feel like I'll vomit.
Umbilical pain: Can be reflux from acid or H pylori and may respond to maalox or ranitidine or prevecid. For H pylori need antibiotics to completely clear. Or can be gallbladder Or can be the beginning of appendicitis especially if moves to right lower abdomen. Would follow up today with doc/ urgent care ...Read more
On my left side maybe 2in below my belly button there was a key lime sized traveling ball once I touched it. It started moving not sure what it is?
Have you: Traveled out of the country recently, last 12 months? Consult your PCP for diagnosis and/or referral. ...Read more
Belly button has odor, clear oil that comes out an has crust on outside ring of belly button. I just looked inside an saw a small red thing while cleaning. What is it? It was a little painful when I touched it with q-tip. Will mupirocin work?
Cyst?: See my previous reply. See a doctor and ask about an infected cyst and how best to treat it. ...Read more
Have a pain in my belly button, sensitive and sore when touched and cough or some sort of strain?
My husbend has been going to the bathroom 4 to 5 times during the night he said there is no pain when peeing but hefeels pain when touched between his belly button and top of groin area where the hair line starts wht could this be?
See a urologist.: Voiding at night can be a source of significant bother, especially if 4-5 times nightly. A urologist can assess why this might be happening, & suggest ways to improve his symptoms. Tenderness of the abdomen could be any number of things: a distended bladder, an infection, or a rare abnormality called patent urachus. A urologist will be able to sort through these issues and suggest ways to help. ...Read more
C section 4 months ago (bikini incision) is it normal when touched for numb/tingling sensation & slight discomfort to be from scar up to belly button?
Yes, skin nerves: Those are cutaneous (skin) nerves that were cut at the C/section that are regenerating. ...Read more
I am experiencing bruising in the form of small purple dots to the left of my belly button near my hip. When I touched it, I noticed a small lump underneath- I'm wondering if it's some sort of small hernia that has caused such strange bruising.?
I am almost 16 weeks pregnant and since yesterday I have had this sharp pain above my pelvic bone up to the bottom of my belly button I feel very sore? I don't want to be touched or bothered with.
Bladder infection: You have a bladder infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
The inside of my belly button hurts. Especially when touched. It gets sharps pains going straight down to my pelvis when I go pee. No nausea, vomiting?
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
Sharp random pain in belly button, can't stand straight/stretch b/c it feels like my belly button gets stretched tremendously?
Pain in belly button when coughing. I have had this really bad cough for awhile. Today my belly button started hurting. What could it be?
Umbilical Pain: Such as you describe may only be strain of the muscles ; support structures of the abdominal wall at the umbilical area which has now become irritated ; painful due to the repetitive coughing. However a small umbilical hernia can also cause these symptoms. #umbilical #hernias often present as a small bulge, often tender to touch in naval/umbilical area. See your physician if pain persists. ...Read more
Yes, for a while: The belly button is the site where many surgeons put the laparoscopic camera, is often the largest port for cholecystectomy. It is often where the gallbladder is removed from. During closure, the incision must be closed, or there is a risk for a hernia to develop. Some pain is common, up to several months afterwards, however if there is redness, tenderness and marked swelling, see your surgeon. ...Read more
2 year old otherwise healthy boy repeatedly complains of pain in belly button. No fever, same appetite, poops daily. Cause for concern?
I am two weeks pregnant and having pain in belly button and urinal area. I had an abortion last year in 11th weeks. It risk for my baby?
No: Having had an abortion isn't a risk for this pregnancy. 2 weeks pregnant is very early. The pain you describe could be a uti, maybe consider seeing doctor or urgent care for a test? A lot of women worry that having had an abortion may affect subsequent pregnancies. There's very very small chance for preterm delivery, placental problems, and postpartum hemorrhage. Again, this risk is small. ...Read more
Oct.'13, had emerg. C-section. Having severe pain in belly button since Jan.'14; feels like it is being pulled from inside. Hurts to laugh, stretch.
Abdominal pain: It's possible that you have developed some adhesions, or scar tissue, from the C-section, causing the pain you are now having. An abdominal ultrasound may be helpful to start with, but if you're having severe pains you definitely need to see your general provider and/or the OB/GYN. ...Read more
Possible UTI: Urinary tract infections (uti), either of bladder or kidneys, are described as painful frequent urgent urination. Bladder infections have symptoms localized to the pelvic region. Kidney infections may include back/flank pain plus fever/sweats/chills. Go see your family physician and get evaluated. If indeed you have a uti, antibiotics are only solution. ...Read more
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