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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 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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