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Pain Just Below Navel
I had pain around belly button if i press in right lower abdomen...Sometimes sharp pain below right chest fully..Is it appendicitis?
No: If this is something that comes and goes or disappeared (you wrote "had") then it's gas or something viral. ...Read more
See your doctor: 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
Pains: Several things n that area-lungs, stomach, ribs, spleen, etc. You need a full History and physical with steady pain to properly diagnose what you may have causing your pains, and then the treatment would follow. best wishes. ...Read more
Probably upper GI: The most likely thing is pylorospasm spasm of valve between stomach and duodenum, but peptic ulcer disease, pancreatic disease and gallbladder issues are other likely culprits. Colon issues can a cause if old enough for colonic pathology. Constipation as well. Impossible to say much more without more history. If not constipated, then try either mylanta or prilosec. If not better, see your physicia. ...Read more
May be an ulcer, or?: There are many causes for abdominal pain. In that location (the epigastrium), i would likely think of ulcer. But other causes include pancreatitis, reflux, gall bladder disease, hepatitis, even heart disease. You get the picture! it's a broad menu. Please see your doctor and get this sorted out. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Pain is non specific: Symptom of tissue insult . It means lots of things and is difficult to tell you specific diagnosis or problem based on this limited information . You could have problem with you intestine , pancreas , genitourinary system . You need to be seen by your doc and have thorough evaluation and investigation . Good luck. ...Read more
See a urologist.: The most common cause of pain during urination is a urinary tract infection. Much more rare, but fitting your description, is something called a patent urachus. When you were a fetus, a tube from your bladder left your belly button to convey your waste to your mother, called the allantois. This usually disappears, but can stay open, with urine collecting below the belly button or even leaking out. ...Read more
Discomfort just above navel inch to the left if i press it it feels bit lumpy n tender bottom left nnear hip.. Also bowels bubbly?
Left colon: Your symptoms sound like they come from the left the sending:. This is where he will often feel stool has lumpy masses in that part of the colon and maybe partly gassee it goes from the left upper ribs and down to the left pelvis. This is the place that you can also get diverticulitis and they can get infected and very tender. See your doctor if it gets worse. ...Read more
Alarm signs to check: Fleeting recurrent abdominal discomfort as described is best addressed by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more
I have been experiencing a sharp throbbing pain around my belly button, the pain is worse right below my belly button, it doesn't last long but recurs?
It's Not Ur Reflux: Gerd will cause heartburn; it will never cause pain below the navel. It's hard to know what's causing your pain w/o a formal evaluation: you cannot replace a thorough history, physical exam, lab +/- x-ray tests with a few sentences. I recommend that you see a primary care doctor for a formal evaluation v. ...Read more
I've abdominal pain (just below the navel, about 3 inches to the right from my perspective) for about 4 days. Please help? Is it Appendicitis?
You need: a physical exam today to determine what the cause of your pain is. If your regular Doctor is not available, You may need to go to your nearest Emergency room or Urgent Care. Acute Appendicitis is possibly an Emergency condition and only a real live doctor can diagnose you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi Andrew, I have just one question related to the pain which I am experiencing near navel when pressing the above part of circumference of the navel.
Need more info: Hour symptom is significant but I can't give you an accurate answer without knowing more about you medically. Please consult with your family physician very soon. Many things may be going on depending on your age, other medical problems etc. ...Read more
Could be infection: Tha pain could be coming from inside the navel itself, and there could be an infection within the c losed skin space of the navel, also called the umbilicus. The pain could also be coming from the muscle wall, or from inside your abdomen, and could be caused by intestinal, pancreatic or liver disease. If it persists, go to your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more
Navel fetishism: Belly button fetishism is a partialism in which an individual is sexually attracted to the human navel. In an article published in the 1975 issue of the psychoanalytic quarterly, psychiatrist gert heilbrunn specified that a sexual partialism for navels is a subtype of fetishism in which an individual displays a lifelong erotic preoccupation with the navel.En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/navel_fetishism. ...Read more
It's a sign: When a person's "practitioner" starts talking about shifted navels, it's usually a sign that means "don't book a future appointment" and instead go see a regular doctor. In regular allopathic medicine, navels don't shift. ...Read more
I am a 25 year old woman. A few weeks ago I noticed slight swelling two inches below my navel and just to the left. I have no other symptoms.
8 days ago i developed a swelling just above my navel that is visible only if i stand and lean back.It sticked out more at the beggining,now less.
Navel: You may have a small umbilical hernia that is only noticeable on that maneuver. Another possibility is a separation of the rectus muscles of the abdominal wall when you tense these which is not a true hernia. If you note persistence of the lump, consult a general surgeon for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Navel: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequent scenario is when someone sticks their finger in their umbilicus to search for “lint” and they scratch or abrade the skin. Causes of navel discharge include abnormalities of the uracha (cyst, sinus or patent uracha), complications from laparoscopy. ...Read more
Yoga: Forgive me if i misunderstood. The concept of a navel center, or chakra, that can be in harmony / balance or not is from the great tradition of yoga spirituality rather than today's medicine focused on the material body. If you have physical-body symptoms that should be seen by your personal physician, remember the hindu dictum "truth is one, people call it by different names." best wishes. ...Read more
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