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Pain Just Below Navel
Hi akash, age 21.I have pain just below the navel from last 1 week. What can I do to stop pain. What was the reason tell me fast?
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?
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
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
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
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
Abdominal fat: Fat below the navel is called abdominal fat because it occurs in the area of the body called the abdomen. ...Read more
Go see ur FamilyDoc: There are many reasons for pain 1.5" about your belly button. Most common is heartburn or indigestion. Over-the-counter calcium carbonate aka Tums & Rolaids, H2 blockers eg Axid, Pepcid & Zantac, (ranitidine) and PPI eg Prilosec are often used. Pancreatitis is more worrisome cause of pain in this area. Try to determine what makes pain worse & what relieves it. Seek immediate care if black or bloody stool. ...Read more
Yeast most likely: Usually the redness with the white surrounding is probably a yeast infection and that is treated by cream that can be usually bought here in the US but not sure about there in the country you are in. You can see if you can get Monistat, Gynelotrimin, nystatin, or Lamisil over the counter and clean the belly button with some vinegar and water then dry and rub the cream into the area 3 xs daily. ...Read more
Bag of fat:
That is a good name I think.
Some might call it panniculus but I like bag of fat better. ...Read more
Quite plausible: I think you aree not alone. The navel jewelry tells me that many people find that part of the body to be erotic. Don't worry. It is okay - especially if you accept it and find a lucky woman who enjoys your appreciation of her. Hopefully that interest is not at the expense of loving all her other qualities too! ...Read more
See a Dr.: From umbilical hernias to skin disorders may affect the navel. Someone needs to see it. ...Read more
Hello, my baby navel produce green secretions, is there something wrong with her, she is 9days age now.
Nothing is wrong: At 9 days of age I will bring the baby to the office and apply silver nitrate to the cord. This will cure the problem. ...Read more
What to do if I got my first one on the upper navel 4 years ago. I'm really forgot how to care it tho. I gonnaone?
Please, no gibberish: Your question is "Igonnaone? " Please review and resubmit your entire request. ...Read more
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?
Pinching pain approx 2" left of navel for last 4-5 months getting increasingly worse. Quite painful now. Intermittent but daily.
What does it mean when your navel is hurting and it feels swole. I don't know if because his belt was touching it but it has been hurting 2 days now.
I have this horizontal crease above my navel. How will I make it go away? I think my sitting posture is not that good but I straighten it if I remembe
You can't: Short of having plastic surgery you cannot make it go away. ...Read more
I have noticed a slight dull twinge - not pain - that is brief on occasion when standing. It is located directly to the left of my navel approx. 4".?
I have pain beside navel 3 inch far and 2 inch down at right side since last 3 months. The pain is little intense but continuous at one point. I used di?
See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...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
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 more
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
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