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I have had a pain near my belly button on the left side for over a year. PA ran no tests 6 month ago but said it was "stress". What could this be?

I have had a pain near my belly button on the left side for over a year. PA ran no tests 6 month ago but said it was "stress". What could this be?

You might have, but: Pain near belly-button (umbilicus) may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. ...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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Intermittent left side pain near belly button. I am day18 post op open umbilical hernia repair and gallbladder removal pain scale 8 neg fever or vomi?

Intermittent left side pain near belly button.  I am day18 post op open umbilical hernia repair and gallbladder removal pain scale 8 neg fever or vomi?

May be normal...: It is common to have intermittent pain following umbilical hernia repair, and this is mostly determined by the extent and type of repair. Patients often have intermittent shape or "pulling" sensation that may extend several inches to either side of the umbilicus for a few weeks after repair. Check with your surgeon to make sure there's no other issue. ...Read more

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What organ is next to the belly button and on the left side?

What organ is next to the belly button and on the left side?

Left side: There are many organs on the left side of the abdomen, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, spleen, kidney, fallopian tube's, ovary, but one others. ...Read more

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What is on the left side at about the level of your belly button?

What is on the left side at about the level of your belly button?

Guts.: Intestines, tail of pancreas, edge of spleen. There could possibly be upper part of a high uterus/fallopian tube or lower part of a low stomach. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my lower left side of my abdomen then the pain goes under my belly button?

I been having pain in my lower left side of my abdomen then the pain goes under my belly button?

Many things: Including kidney stone, hernia, diverticular disease, colitis, ovarian. Need more information to be of any helkp, but i would suggest making an appointment with your pcp or ob-gyn. ...Read more

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Heavy feeling online with belly button more left side if i eat just makes heavyness worse not had BM for 3days??

Constipation: May be from constipation consider milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). When no longer constipated see if resolved. Other issues gatritis, H pylori, since left side gallbladder unlikely. Rrarely ovarian, If hadsurgery or crohns disease could be adhesions f/u with doc /urgent care ...Read more

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I am expierencing discomfort on my lower left side This is to the left of belly button and some more further up on left side At times I feel some d?

I  am expierencing discomfort on my lower left side

This is to the left of belly button  and some more further up on left side
At times I feel some d?

R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more

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Nauses in mornings and cramps . Pain on the left side of belly button?

Nauses in mornings and cramps . Pain on the left side of belly button?

More information: Could be many things and more information is needed to help you better but the easiest thing to consider is are you pregnant. Take a urine test! ...Read more

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Left side pain 2 inches away from belly button?

Left sided pain: This is a tough one without more information. Left lower quadrant pain in a 64 year old may be diverituculitis. This most likely would have fever and nausea along with it. Other possibliities include abdominal wall injury or trauma, hernias, gynecologic problems, kidney stones, aneurysms, infections etc. Probably best to see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain near the left side of my belly button?

Many possibilities: If your pain doesn't go away, see your doctor for an exam and history. Abdominal pain has many causes, from simply excess gas, muscle cramps or strain, to hernias. A good history and physical exam will reassure you, and help come to a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wht can I do to relieve pressure on the left side of my belly button?

Wht can I do to relieve pressure on the left side of my belly button?

Not normal! See MD: Fullness and pressure around the belly button may be indicative of intra-abdominal problem or may be a symptomatic hernia as well as a variety of other problems. In any case, you should discuss with your primary care physician who may suggest a referral or diagnostic imaging. ...Read more

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Hurting on the left side of my belly button had tubel 7 years age by my belly button?

Hurting on the left side of my belly button had tubel 7 years age by my belly button?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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I have dull achey pain in my abdomen..left side of belly button for 2 days. worse when i eat?

May need eval: Localized abdominal pain is always cause for concern. Persistent or worsening symptoms warrant an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more