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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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I woke up on tues w/ pain in my stomach threw up acid stuff on thurs now I still have pain in middle of stomach above belly button what should I do?

Get seen.: Abdominal pain lasting for more than 4 days is too long! Call your doc or get seen. IF the pain is constant, you are still vomiting, or have fever, dizziness, or black or bloody stools, go to the ER. If not and can't reach doc tonight, go to an UC tomorrow. No ibuprofen, aspirin or naproxen for now please! ...Read more

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Tightness in my stomach above belly button, hurts to stretch or stand straight. No pain otherwise. What can it be?

Tightness in my stomach above belly button, hurts to stretch or stand straight. No pain otherwise. What can it be?

Muscle Sprain: you may have sprained one of your abdominal muscles; it should get better over time; some heat might help; ...Read more

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My stomach, above belly button, has been gurgling frequently lately. Not hunger pains. What causes this? Should i be worried about parasites ?

My stomach, above belly button, has been gurgling frequently lately. Not hunger pains. What causes this? Should i be worried about parasites ?

See a doctor: Impossible to know what is causing intestinal 'gurgling', but unless it is bothering you intensely suspect it may be related to your diet or a transient issue that will resolve itself. The major parasite you are likely to get in usa is giardia (a protozoan) which can be diagnosed easily. Very few people in this country have "worms" unless there is a very specific risk factor. ...Read more

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I'm getting rashes behind my knees, my arms near elbows , my stomach above belly button. What could this be?

I'm getting rashes behind my knees, my arms near elbows , my stomach above belly button. What could this be?

Eczema: But it could also be dry skin especially during the winter months. Need to lotion up with any moisturizing cream or lotion, you may also need prescription strength steroids depending on the severity. ...Read more

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What could pain in my stomach to the right of my belly button be?

What could pain in my stomach to the right of my belly button be?

This is sometimes : Seen with early appendicitis. The pain tends to later migrate toward the right lower abdominal quadrant. Please seek urgent medical care for severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain in my stomach to the right of my belly button?

What could be causing pain in my stomach to the right of my belly button?

Some times : Appendicitis may start with pain near the navel. It often later migrates down to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. For severe abdominal pain - please seek emergency medical care. ...Read more