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Severe pain above belly button. Some relief while sitting. More pain with movement. When to call Dr or go to er?

Severe pain above belly button. Some relief while sitting. More pain with movement. When to call Dr or go to er?

Get Seen: If you are having severe pain, then you need to be seen soon. If your doctor can see you soon then get in, if not then going to the ER may be the best option. If your pain is mild, you have no fever, your appetite is good then you may want to call and discuss it with your physician over the phone. ...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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Severe pain above belly button when pressing on can feel strong pulse, had abdominal ultrasound 2 yrs ago, gas maybe, ulcur ?

Severe pain above belly button when pressing on can feel strong pulse, had abdominal ultrasound 2 yrs ago, gas maybe, ulcur ?

Belly button pain: First question is what is your body type? If you are thin, the abdominal aorta can be easily felt and is pulsatile, but should not necessarily cause pain. Have you had abdominal surgeries in the past such as your gallbladder removed? This is generally done through small incisions, one being near your belly button. As to the other causes of pain, it could be muscle wall pain, unlikely ulcer, etc. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain above belly button and lower back pain. Is this my gastritis?

Yes: Yes it sounds like that avoid greasy and spicy food tame medication from OTC and try to avoid stress . See your doctor ...Read more

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I have had a severe pain in my belly button that comes and goes. If i touch it at all it is very painful. The pain feels like it is directly behind my?

I have had a severe pain in my belly button that comes and goes. If i touch it at all it is very painful. The pain feels like it is directly behind my?

Belly-button pain: Belly-button (umbilical) pain 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. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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Took 7 expired codine total at intervals over 1 night, week later still severe pain to the left of belly button, irregular bathroom schedule?

Took 7 expired codine total at intervals over 1 night, week later still severe pain to the left of belly button, irregular bathroom schedule?

Hmmm?: Codeine has an expiration date but really does not suffer much from being old. Can induce some constipation and these symptoms can persist. However, if the abdominal pain is why you took the Codeine to begin with and it is still present you should see your doc for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Popping feeling in stomach above belly button and now severe pain?

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

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I have been having severe pain in lower side and all way to my belly button. Nothing relieves it. What could cause this? No more gall bladder either.

I have been having severe pain in lower side and all way to my belly button. Nothing relieves it. What could cause this? No more gall bladder either.

Right side?: If the pain is from the belly button into the right lower quadrant and you still have your appendix you need to go to the ER. If you have no appendix then options could be an ovarian cyst, colitis or a kidney stone. ...Read more

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I had 2 beer last night, this morning I have severe pain in my abdomen an inch or two above belly button. Pain is constant but gets worse if resting?

See your doctor: the combination of ibuprofen and alcohol can cause more stomach irritation than either of them alone, and you could have esophagitis, gastritis or duodenitis, inflammation of those areas. This inflammation can lead to ulcers and/or bleeding as well. It may be gall bladder and unrelated. I would see your doctor as soon as possible or go to an urgent care center. ...Read more

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Severe pain (tearing/stabbing feeling) slightly lower than belly button to the right when cough or sneeze while sitting or using washroom.

Severe pain (tearing/stabbing feeling) slightly lower than belly button to the right when cough or sneeze while sitting or using washroom.

Hernia: A hernia can explain this type of pain, especially with manuevers that increase abdominal pressure such as cough/sneeze or going to the bathroom. ...Read more

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My husband is having pain from below his belly button up to the bottom of his rib cage? His symptoms are vomiting and it's not food, severe pain.

My husband is having pain from below his belly button up to the bottom of his rib cage? His symptoms are vomiting and it's not food, severe pain.

This is unusual: You need to specify how long this has been going on. Is there anything that has brought this on. How frequent does this occur. It does appear to be GI in nature as this area is involved is the bowel . Which one is not clear.and may however be the small bowel. If your husband has had this and nothing has helped he then needs a complete evaluation by his doctor. maybe a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Oct.'13, had emerg. c-section. having severe pain in belly button since Jan.'14; feels like it is being pulled from inside. hurts to laugh, stretch.

Abdominal pain: It's possible that you have developed some adhesions, or scar tissue, from the C-section, causing the pain you are now having. An abdominal ultrasound may be helpful to start with, but if you're having severe pains you definitely need to see your general provider and/or the OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Severe pain on right side below belly button above groin area hot to touch and hard can you get boils under the skin?

Severe pain on right side below belly button above groin area hot to touch and hard can you get boils under the skin?

See a doctor: Get checked for things like appendicitis or other bowel conditions. You will need an examination of your abdomen, possibly other tests like blood work or x-rays. Don't delay as there are possible serious complications if one of these conditions are ignored. ...Read more