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Pain Stomach Above Belly Button
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...Read more
Since 1.5 days, constant pain (like stomach cramps) above belly button, also have to goto loo (10 times), not bloody. Is this intestinal obstruct?
I've had stomach pain above my belly button after finishing 2 rounds of xifaxan (rifaximin) for sibo. What could be causing this pain?
SIBO? YOU SURE?: Sibo? Are you sure? It seems to be over-diagnosed currently... Was there any objective evidence for this or was it done as a trial? The latter is ok but it is important to undersand the premise of the therapy. As to the abdominal pain above umbilicus — do you have a small hernia? Please be seen by someone who will examine you (not order a ct scan...). ...Read more
I've been experiencing mild stomach pain above my belly button. Dizziness, confusion, nothing seems to help. Sometimes wakes me up at night.?
Mild stomach pain?: It is important to see your PCP for physical exam and work up. ...Read more
Stomach pain above belly button area goes wraps around sides. Nausea. Sharp pain really sharp and now is going threw middle of stomach. 4 days now?
Stomach pain above belly button. I'm 20 and not overweight. I've had heartburn a lot before too. What could it be? It hurts more when I press it.
Impossible to say...: Lots of possibilities here--which require a physical exam & simple testing. Your symptoms may be related to the abdominal wall (superficial location) or internal (deep location); may be of gi, gynecologic, or musculoskeletal origin; may be serious or minor. With regard to heartburn, please re-evaluate your diet, consider an otc acid blocker (like Prilosec otc), & discuss response with doctor. ...Read more
I have stomach pain above belly button & it hurts when I push down. It might be an ulcer & I will see a doctor but I can't go til next week cuz finals?
I woke up on tues w/ pain in my stomach threw up acid stuff on thurs now I still have pain in middle of stomach above belly button what should I do?
Get seen.: Abdominal pain lasting for more than 4 days is too long! Call your doc or get seen. IF the pain is constant, you are still vomiting, or have fever, dizziness, or black or bloody stools, go to the ER. If not and can't reach doc tonight, go to an UC tomorrow. No ibuprofen, aspirin or naproxen for now please! ...Read more
I was wondering if someone can help me. I have a sharp pain in my stomach. Above my belly button about 3"-4" above. It last for about a minute. The comes back every 3minutes. I need help. Something wrong?
Nees evaluation: You should be examined by a physician as these symptoms are not terribly specific for one process. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my stomach above my belly button that makes me want to throw up what could it be?
Need more facts: What makes it better, what causes it or makes it worse. ...Read more
I am having severe upper stomach pain, right above my belly button. This happens when I stand up, and/or move. It's fine when I'm laying down?
Hard to say: Without knowing your medical history, medication use, etc. it's hard to pinpoint cause. May be GI (stomach, intestinal, appendix or any of the organs in abdomen issues), Gyn (ovaries), muscular. May due to food or liquid you ingested. May be a serious issue or benign. If it is severe pain, better to seek immediate medical attention. Don't wait. ...Read more
My husband is having strong stomach pain right above his belly button when swallowing or eating what is it? It also gets worse when bending over.
I've been having a lot of breastbones pain and pain in my stomach above my belly button. When I get it I feel nausea, have to vomit, & go the bathroom?
See your doc: Could be trouble: ulcer, obstruction, gallbladder, even cardiac cause. ...Read more
Got stomach pain just above the belly button under the chest, not relieved by antacids or painkillers?
My 10 year old son has on and off stomach pain above his belly button but no vomiting diarrhea or fever for a day and a half? What can this be
See M.D. ASAP: Sudden onset of severe pain is indicative of something serious going on inside your abdomen. Please go see a doctor right away or go to emergency room. ...Read more
Tightness in my stomach above belly button, hurts to stretch or stand straight. No pain otherwise. What can it be?
Muscle Sprain: You may have sprained one of your abdominal muscles; it should get better over time; some heat might help; ...Read more
My stomach, above belly button, has been gurgling frequently lately. Not hunger pains. What causes this? Should i be worried about parasites?
See a doctor: Impossible to know what is causing intestinal 'gurgling', but unless it is bothering you intensely suspect it may be related to your diet or a transient issue that will resolve itself. The major parasite you are likely to get in usa is giardia (a protozoan) which can be diagnosed easily. Very few people in this country have "worms" unless there is a very specific risk factor. ...Read more
Stomach above belly button is distended, for a year +. I figured it was just weight gain. However, now I have some sharp pain & gurgling, thoughts? Ty
I'm getting rashes behind my knees, my arms near elbows, my stomach above belly button. What could this be?
My family had 24 hr stomach flu, then me. Now have a pain in the middle of stomach above belly button, feels like a punch. Also, acid reflux & headache?
Pain started yesterday upper middle abdomen went to ER did u/s-nothing today pain has extended below belly button I can't have a bm so much pain
Abdominal pain: If the pain is worse, then you need to head back to the er to be evaluated. ...Read more
See your doctor: Pain in the belly can be caused by many things, some serious. See your primary doctor, who can help sort things out for you. She or he can examine you and get tests as needed. ...Read more
Worst case?: That could be several things which would deserve a formal investigation, but the worst thing that could be would be an impeding acute appendicitis. Before you get the debilitating sharp pain in the right lower abdominal quadrant which signals acute appendicitis, you get a more vague pain about the belly button. If you get fevers or nausea, or if you lose your appetite, get to hospital. ...Read more
Uncertain: If the pain is directly over the hernia, it is likely related to the hernia, and you should see a general surgeon for a consultation. If the hernia was repaired, and that's where the pain is, it should gradually improve over the course of 2-6 weeks depending on the type of repair and your response to operation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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