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Why am I having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Why am I having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Need more info!: Abdominal pain can be an emergency to a mild problem. Let's begin by seeing your primary care doctor. I can't even recommend otc meds because: I don't know enough about your symptoms; I don't know if you have tried anything. The shortcut. See your doc. If you have none- a walk in clinic! But one thing. Pain near the belly button suggests a small intestinal cause! ...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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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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Twitching left side of stomach about 3 inches from belly button? I felt this after my child was born 10 months ago, But not its constant.

Twitching left side of stomach about 3 inches from belly button? I felt this after my child was born 10 months ago, But not its constant.

Spasm?: I assume you had a vaginal delivery. The uterus enlarged during pregnancy and may have affected an organ in your abdomen. I would suggest that you make an appt with your primary care physician and let him/her check you out. ...Read more

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Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Nonspecific: Migrating pain could represent excess gas moving through the intestines, or if associated with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting could represent an intestinal infection. Could also be muscle pain if you've been doing abdominal work outs. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if it's that bad. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Severe sudden pain in left side of abdomen next to belly button that is relieved by urination. UA w/micro was perfect. GYN exam was perfect?

Severe sudden pain in left side of abdomen next to belly button that is relieved by urination. UA w/micro was perfect. GYN exam was perfect?

See a urologist: If your urine is clean and your GYN examination is normal then you need to see a urologist to make sure you are emptying the bladder every time you urinate by checking the residual volume. If it is high that will explain the pain if not at least they can figure out what else causing this pain that get relieved by urination ...Read more

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My abdomen is sore on the left side. Right next to my belly button. What could cause this. The pain intensifies when I press on it.

Diverticulitis: It is possible you have diverticulitis which can be a nasty problem if the area ruptures. Its inflamed that's the pain and pain with pressure. Don't eat go to the ER they can do simple tests and if it is start you on antibiotic but go now. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the left side of my abdomen. It starts with a sharp pain on theleft side of the belly button and then it goes in my pelvic area.?

I have a pain on the left side of my abdomen. It starts with a sharp pain on theleft side of the belly button and then it goes in my pelvic area.?

Evaluation: Hi, you need to see your doctor for further evaluation, physical examination and possible blood work and imaging. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pains in left side of my stomach across from my belly button. It's the 3rd day and pains keep getting stronger. No appendix?

I have been having sharp pains in left side of my stomach across from my belly button. It's the 3rd day and pains keep getting stronger. No appendix?

Need exam: Abd pain that is 3 days old and getting worse needs an exam.
this should be done today.
As a female, this could be ovarian, colon, bladder, kidney, for example and the only was to make the DX is exam and labs. ...Read more

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4 mo PO Robotic Hyst - sudden pain upper left side of belly button for two weeks. Pain getting worse. Only hurts bending over or laying on stomach.

Possible hernia: Pain near a surgical wound could possibly be an incisional hernia. See you doctor for an exam to check it. ...Read more

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She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

See a physician: This format is not meant to diagnose illness. It's not possible to make a diagnosis without a thorough history or the ability to question and examen you. Please see a physician. Don't try to diagnose yourself on the internet, you won't be able to and only confuse and worry yourself.
It takes years of training to learn to interpret symptoms

Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. I hope you get well soon. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left side next to belly button, stomach feels hard. Also pain on my lower back. The pain on my stomach would come and go through the day?

Pain in lower left side next to belly button, stomach feels hard. Also pain on my lower back. The pain on my stomach would come and go through the day?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain with the stomach feeling hard should be evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible. There are many causes for abdominal pain, but none can be diagnosed without an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts after I finish eating what could it be? It hurts on the left side, like two inches to the left of where my belly button is. It hurts when I press down

My stomach hurts after I finish eating what could it be? It hurts on the left side, like two inches to the left of where my belly button is. It hurts when I press down

Abdominal: Abdominal pain elicited by palpation and related to meals could reflect possible peptic ulcer among other things. It would be wise to have your physician obtain a thorough history and exam and decide on a proper course of treatment or appropriate referal to a GI doctor if deemed necessary. For now, at least, try to avoid spicy, acidic, and heavily seasoned foods; don't eat large or bulky foods within several hours of lying down; cut down on foods or drink high in caffeine content (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate, mountain dew, etc.). If not medically contraindicated with the meds your on (check with pharmacist) you may want to consider Prilosec otc while your waiting to see your doctor. ...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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Pain on the left side of my stomach horizontal to my belly button. What could this be? It hurts pretty bad.

Pain on the left side of my stomach horizontal to my belly button. What could this be? It hurts pretty bad.

Seek evaluation: Abdominal pain can be anything from gas to something serious. If you are having significant pain you need to have a hands on evaluation ASAP- your MD, a walk in center, or ER ...Read more

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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?

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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more