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I feel pain around my navel area when i press down on it also when i press in my navel i feel pain on the right side?

I feel pain around my navel area when i press down on it also when i press in my navel i feel pain on the right side?

See your doctor: If this is a new development, if you have accompanying fever, if it has worsened over the last few hours, or if it was intense pain with deep pressure that suddenly disappears, if you have nausea or vomiting, or lack of appetite, it is best you see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I am having pain near my navel area. It hurts when I stretch or get up and walk. It don't look infected. What could it be?

I am having pain near my navel area. It hurts when I stretch or get up and walk. It don't look infected. What could it be?

BELLY PAIN: As you can see from the picture, there are a number of structures in that part of the abdomen/pelvis. Certainly sounds like an examination would be in order. I would recommend follow up with your primary care provider. If symptoms become acutely more concerning or severe, a trip to the emergency department would be in order. ...Read more

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Endoscopy showed mild gastritis. What is causing tender pain by the navel area?

Endoscopy showed mild gastritis. What is causing tender pain by the navel area?

Could be a hernia: the umbilicus or navel area is far below the stomach where you have the gastritis. It may be that you have a hernia and that should be evaluated by a surgeon. ...Read more

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Fat containing umblical hernia from a previous surgery recntly start getting pain above my navel area but my pcp ant takin it serious hurts thoe hlp?

Fat containing umblical hernia from a previous surgery  recntly start getting pain above my navel area but my pcp ant takin it serious hurts thoe hlp?

Painful hernia: A painful hernia should be evaluated. I assume that a ct scan demonstrated that it only contains fat? Nevertheless, a painful hernia should be evaluated and considered for repair. Pain at the site of a hernia is an indication for repair. When standing or exerting, it is possible for other organs/intestines to protrude other than simply omental fat. Ask your doctor for a referral to a surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain near navel area ?

Pain  near navel area ?

Too vague: Pain near the navel could be a variety of issues. Depends upon nature, timing, associated factors, etc. Need more info. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has pain around navel area foul smelling gas?

My 7 year old has pain around navel area foul smelling gas?

See MD: see your doctor, and consider testing for infection or parasites, also rule out gluten and dairy sensitivity or other digestive issues. ...Read more

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I have been having severe back pains in lower back, pain around navel area and right side of abdomen for over two months. also I haven't menstruated f?

Be seen: I would sure be seen and fully evaluated. Certainly one concern would be a tubal pregnancy, which could be life threatening. There are more common simpler causes such as a urinary tract infection as well. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. Be seen! ...Read more

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Sharp pain inside belly button, extremely tender. Gi doc says food doesn't get there - i swear i feel water pass that pain point near my navel area.@?@

Sharp pain inside belly button, extremely tender. Gi doc says food doesn't get there - i swear i feel water pass that pain point near my navel area.@?@

Hernia?: Occasional swelling? Focal umbilical pain with "unusual sensations" is suggestive of an umbilical hernia. Get checked to be sure - repair is simple. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain in navel area that radiates to back and down legs?

Abdominal pain in navel area that radiates to back and down legs?

See a doctor : Could be coming from your abdomen or could be of musculoskeletal origin. I recommend being evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What tests are used to diagnose stomach tuberculosis? Suffer from abdominal pain-at navel area, heaviness, gas, constipation, diarrhea, bloating.Thanks.

What tests are used to diagnose stomach tuberculosis? Suffer from abdominal pain-at navel area, heaviness, gas, constipation, diarrhea, bloating.Thanks.

GI Tbc: This is a very uncommon condition in the usa. Generally occurs when you have pulmonary tuberculosis and reduced gastric acidity so that organisms are swallowed and make it past the stomach into the intestinal tract beyond. You should be seen by a gastroenterologist and evaluated and make sure to voice your concerns about tuberculosis. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Continued issue of pain on my left side&navel area (feels like pinching&cramping)seems to be triggered by eating a hearty meal to late at night.

Continued issue of pain on my left side&navel area (feels like pinching&cramping)seems to be triggered by eating a hearty meal to late at night.

Maybe gastritis ?: If the pain is associated with food intake, there are some possibilities like : gastritis, reflux / heartburn, peptic ulcer disease. I suggest that you contact your primary care doctor and make an appointment for right away. In the meantime you can try using tylenol (acetaminophen) (on an empty stomach) as a safe start. Good luck ... ...Read more

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Having pain lately between navel and groin area. yellow stool but they sink.been taking metamucil daily.colonosoppy next week.should I be worried?

Having pain lately between navel and groin area. yellow stool but they sink.been taking metamucil daily.colonosoppy next week.should I be worried?

The colonoscopy: might be helpful in determining if there are any worrisome conditions involving your intestines. Insure that your physician is aware of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Mild gastritis for 3 month. Bland diet but intense pain hunger and tender around navel area. How long to heal? Taking carafate, (sucralfate) pantoprazole.

Gastritis?: The lack of response to standard treatment is of concern. There are many questions that need to be answered: have you undergone endoscopy (scope into stomach) and duodenum (small intestine); are you pregnant? Further testing may be indicated, depending on the results of the endoscopy. A more rare, but possible condition, could be a diverticular hernia (an intestinal congenital diverticulum). ...Read more

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My daughter took omnacortil 40 on dr's advice just one month back & now she is having an acute stomach pain in just above her navel area. She is 17yr ?

My daughter took omnacortil 40 on dr's advice just one month back & now she is having an acute stomach pain in just above her navel area. She is 17yr ?

Likely NOT related: Omnacortil is branded steroid called prednisolone, a commonly used medication which has powerful antiinflammatory effect. Typically it used for a short period of time, 3-7 days range. It has a relatively short half-life and thus out of the system quite quickly after last dose. As a result, i would not pin this med as cause of her abd pain. Get her evaluated as soon as feasible. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have fat in my navel area like a pinch full. I'm not overweight, I'm 5'4 3/4 ht. 140 LBS, how do I lose that fat? I'm 16 and a guy

I have fat in my navel area like a pinch full. I'm not overweight, I'm 5'4 3/4 ht. 140 LBS, how do I lose that fat? I'm 16 and a guy

Exercise + nutrition: Regular exercise & healthy nutrition are foundation to getting healthy & achieving/maintaining appropriate weight. If you were an adult, your body mass index (BMI: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm) of 24 would be normal (18.5-24.9). In adolescents, we calculate BMI percentile (http://nccd.cdc.gov/dnpabmi/Calculator.aspx) which places you at 84th (normal 5th-85th) ...Read more

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I have a scaly patch over my navel area.about 3 inched long.hsd it for a few months.not a bother until recently.the pain is now unbearable. ?

Unbearable pain?: It is very unusual to have unbearable pain in a small skin lesion. If you are putting anything on it stop. And if the pain is truly so severe, that may signify a serious condition and if it lasts for more than a few hours, go to the ER. Take care! ...Read more