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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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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

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Been having pain in R side of stomach near belly button. Feel weak, feel like im gonna pass out, & vomiting, & fever, I don't have a gallbladder.?

Been having pain in R side of stomach near belly button. Feel weak, feel like im gonna pass out, & vomiting, & fever, I don't have a gallbladder.?

Be timely checked...: Clinically, one needs to make sure of no appendicitis or right kidney infection with obstructing stone or female pelvic disorder. With fever, you should go for a thorough check-up now and don't wish to wait out. How to get the care-related things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain near belly button hurts when breathe out but not in, can't stand straight or sit straight, feels really tight and heavy?

Lower stomach pain near belly button hurts when breathe out but not in, can't stand straight or sit straight, feels really tight and heavy?

Lower abdominal pain: How long you have the pain? And how severe it is?
If it is severe enough need to go to ER as it could be appendicitis, lymph adenitis, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis so on. If not a severe pain need to consider enteritis, colitis, ovarian problems. Basically need more information and exam to guide you ...Read more

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What might cause my pain in stomach by belly button?

What might cause my pain in stomach by belly button?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in stomach, almost like it's under my belly button, when I press on it, it hurts, what could this be?

Sharp pain in stomach, almost like it's under my belly button, when I press on it, it hurts, what could this be?

Uncertain: Please let your parents know about this. If pain becomes severe or moves down to right lower portion of abdomen, especially if accompanied by nausea/ vomiting or fever then urgent evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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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

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I have for the past 5 weeks had green stool have not travelled. I also have pain in stomach left side to belly button and now in back.?

Green stool can: Occur w/ certain meds, foods & if transit time through intestines is too rapid. Since you have had on-going abdominal pain for the last five weeks - a medical evaluation would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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I picked off my skin from my belly button it got all red and strted bleeding and now my stomach hurts how do I make the pain in stomach go away?

I picked off my skin from my belly button it got all red and strted bleeding and now my stomach hurts how do I make the pain in stomach go away?

Don't touch: Most importantly stop picking! Consider applying a topical antibiotic like bacitracin or neosporin. If it doesn't get better soon you may need to see a doctor to get some antibiotics for possible skin infection. ...Read more

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Pain in stomach right side an belly button area started 2wks ago mildly came an go the last 2 days has been hurting really bad also my stomach is desended dr pushed on it an pain shot through she pulled my legs an pain shot through she sent me to have a c

Your: Your symptoms are very concerning. As your pain is so severe you should be seen again as an emergency, especially if you have any vomiting or fever, or can't eat. Please also call and try to get the results of your ct, but you should be seen as an emergency for your pain. ...Read more

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What can cause me waking up early cause of weird feeling or pain in stomach and sometimes a bowel movement? The pain is just above my belly button.

What can cause me waking up early cause of weird feeling or pain in stomach and sometimes a bowel movement? The pain is just above my belly button.

Bowel Blood Flow: I had a similar case before, which with vague symptoms, was hard to discover, But could be IBS, Transposition of the Superior and Inferior Mesenteric artery / veins ; Duodenal Ulcer ; etc. Need a complete GI workup ...Read more

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I have hard lumps on ribcage now having a lot of pain in stomach and belly button short of breath extreme fatigue?

Common denominator: There's no common denominator that can tie all your issues into one neat package. Since you're feeling so poorly, you should continue to seek in person medical attention. ...Read more

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Bloating when stand, pain in stomach/sides (esp on right), belly button discharge, slight fever, mid back pain, clean med history. Thoughts?

Bloating when stand, pain in stomach/sides (esp on right), belly button discharge, slight fever, mid back pain, clean med history. Thoughts?

Infection: Is likely, in your kidneys or abdomen somewhere. If discharge is new, it is worrisome. You need to be examined and have some tests to sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had a pale stool, I'm not sure if eating a lot of broccoli can do that or not. Also pain in stomach around belly button, pain in rib area and gassy.

I have had a pale stool, I'm not sure if eating a lot of broccoli can do that or not. Also pain in stomach around belly button, pain in rib area and gassy.

Pale stool/ pain: May be gallbladder, as clay colored stool is a sign of gallbladder disease. Usually pain is about 1 hour after eating. As previous note follow up with doctor /urgent care today. Broccoli usually makes stool dark ...Read more

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Is it normal for your stomach to feel hard near belly button?

Is it normal for your stomach to feel hard near belly button?

No: If your stomach was soft before but now is hard in that area, it is not normal for you. You may have lipoma under your skin there in your abdomen or you may have a hernia through your belly button (umbilical hernia) See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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How can I prevent and get rid of stomaches above my belly button?

How can I prevent and get rid of stomaches above my belly button?

See your doctor: Pain in the belly can be caused by many different things, some serious. See your primary doctor, who can help sort things out for you. She or he can examine you and get tests as needed. ...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?

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

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I have been having sharp pains in my stomach right next to my belly button?

I have been having sharp pains in my stomach right next to my belly button?

Worst case?: That could be several things which would deserve a formal investigation, but the worst thing that could be would be an impeding acute appendicitis. Before you get the debilitating sharp pain in the right lower abdominal quadrant which signals acute appendicitis, you get a more vague pain about the belly button. If you get fevers or nausea, or if you lose your appetite, get to hospital. ...Read more

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Why am I still having stomachs pain after wall hernia above my belly button?

Why am I still having stomachs pain after wall hernia above my belly button?

Uncertain: If the pain is directly over the hernia, it is likely related to the hernia, and you should see a general surgeon for a consultation. If the hernia was repaired, and that's where the pain is, it should gradually improve over the course of 2-6 weeks depending on the type of repair and your response to operation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What's causes me not to have any feeling in my stomach below my belly button?

MD visit: Neurology is not my specialty, but sounds like you should visit your primary md and have a good neurological exam, especially if this is something recent and progressive. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains in my stomach right above my belly button. What could that be caused from?

I have sharp pains in my stomach right above my belly button. What could that be caused from?

Some thoughts...: Abdominal pain has many causes. Far too many to list here. When you see your doctor, they'll ask you lots of questions: is it worse before or after you eat? Are your bowel movements normal? How long has it been going on? Any nausea? Does eating make it feel better? The "differential" for abdominal pain is so big that you really deserve a thorough history and exam to get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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I have a strange itch inside my stomach under my belly button. What can I do to make it stop?

I have a strange itch inside my stomach under my belly button. What can I do to make it stop?

Rash or abdominal?: Usually when something "itches" that implies the skin, but I gather here you are talking about internally. There can be itching to surround the belly button itself because of rashes, but if it is internal, then it could be from a variety of causes. Recommend checking for urinary tract infection, if it persists. Could be bowel-cramps. Probably this is something that will away spontaneously. ...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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My stomach is very painful below the belly button it's been going on for awhile what can cause the very pain?

My stomach is very painful below the belly button it's been going on for awhile what can cause the very pain?

Many possibilities: Could be urine or pelvic infection, bowel or muscle or even early pregnancy problem. Will need to see a doctor (suggest GP) for examination and maybe testing. Please do a urine pregnancy test if sexually active within the last 4 weeks and seek urgent medical attention if positive, otherwise see GP for further assessment. All the best. ...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