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Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...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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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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I am having severe upper stomach pain, right above my belly button.. This happens when I stand up, and/or move. It's fine when I'm laying down?

I am having severe upper stomach pain, right above my belly button.. This happens when I stand up, and/or move. It's fine when I'm laying down?

Hard to say: Without knowing your medical history, medication use, etc. its hard to pinpoint cause. May be GI (stomach, intestinal, appendix or any of the organs in abdomen issues), Gyn (ovaries), muscular. May due to food or liquid you ingested. May be a serious issue or benign. If it is severe pain , better to seek immediate medical attention. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...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


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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more