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Pain in lower abdomen, below belly button - extends from the far left side to far right side. Dull ache/burn across region. I eat VERY healthy.

Pain in lower abdomen, below belly button - extends from the far left side to far right side.  Dull ache/burn across region. I eat VERY healthy.

More info needed: The diagnosis of abdominal pain can be tricky, and can't be done over the internet. Possibilities include inflammation of the bowel, urinary tract infection, pelvic infection, constipation, and tumors. Your will need to see your doctor, who will take a complete history , perform a physical exam and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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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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Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Needs evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a physician promptly. This is the area where you can have pain with appendicitis, which can rupture if not treated in an appropriate time. It can be something non urgent, but you need to be evaluated by a physician soon. Take care. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

Can constipation cause menstrual like cramps/pain in lower abdomen right below belly button?

Correct: Pain in the lower abdominal can have many causes, such as constipation or diarrhea or gas, bladder infection, menstrual related cramping of your uterus, etc. If your pain persists or worsens, have your doctor examine you. Take care! ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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Pain in lower abdomen. Mostly right below my belly button to the left and worse when i bend or crunch my stomach. Feels bruised when i press.

Pain in lower abdomen. Mostly right below my belly button to the left and worse when i bend or crunch my stomach. Feels bruised when i press.

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be due to various causes. They can be simple muscle pain to something more serious. If the pain is not very severe, or has not been present for more than few hours to days, i would observe. However, if pain is very severe or progressive, associated with fever, chill, bleeding, etc., you will need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more


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