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Sharp pain above belly button followed by very loud stomach growling- have crohn disease but is not in that area?

Sharp pain above belly button followed by very loud stomach growling- have crohn disease but is not in that area?

Crohn's: Best is to be examined by your gastroenterologist, get an x-ray at minimum, small bowel series or ct enterography more likely, to make sure there is no partial obstruction. If gas pain try probiotics and simethicone. Read more at www. Browardgi. Com. ...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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Sharp pain above belly button that comes and goes I used to get the pain in my lower right stomach, I have health anxiety but don't think it's anxiety?

Sharp pain above belly button that comes and goes I used to get the pain in my lower right stomach, I have health anxiety but don't think it's anxiety?

Many possibilities: For the pain you describe- most of them benign. Health anxiety is epidemic in the population between 18 and 30 years old. In fact your peers worry more about health than the baby boomers, most over 60. No one knows why this generation has such a high prevalence of anxiety about health. Best thing for you to do is see your doctor and ask about the pain you are having. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain above my belly button....What could it be?

I have a sharp pain above my belly button....What could it be?

Lots of things: There is a long list of things that can cause abdominal pain. Unless this was just there for a few minutes and went away I would suggest getting in to see your primary care provider relatively soon. If it is there and hasn't gone away you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pain above my belly button, from what I can tell it's not gas or constipation. It gets worse when I move especially if I stand up.

I am having sharp pain above my belly button, from what I can tell it's not gas or constipation. It gets worse when I move especially if I stand up.

Need exam: Ulcers, might feel better with antacids, an abberrant location for an appendix won't. Standing increases intra-abdominal pressure. ...Read more

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Have sharp pain 3-4" above my belly button around stomach. It comes and goes and is to the point I'm in tears and can barely move. What could it be?

Have sharp pain 3-4" above my belly button around stomach. It comes and goes and is to the point I'm in tears and can barely move. What could it be?

See your Doctor: It can be related to your PCOS but also may represent abdominal problems such as Appendicitis, ventral hernia, pancreatitis, liver or gallbladder problems, peptic ulcer disease, or other intraabdominal pathology.
You should seek professional medical advice as soon as practical to r/o potentially life threatening problems. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 22 years old, I'm 5'3" I weigh 197. I have been having a random sharp pain in\directly above my belly button. It also seem to at times hurt to the touch. This has been accompanied by gas. I'm able to use the restroom its just difficult at times. Y

Hi, I'm 22 years old, I'm 5'3" I weigh 197. I have been having a random sharp pain in\directly above my belly button. It also seem to at times hurt to the touch. This has been accompanied by gas. I'm able to use the restroom its just difficult at times. Y

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, mass. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sharp stabbing pain right above my belly button. It comes and goes and is nearly unbearable. What should I do?

I woke up this morning with a sharp stabbing pain right above my belly button. It comes and goes and is nearly unbearable. What should I do?

Seek medical help.: If the pain is that severe, you most likely need to be seen immediately. If your doctor cannot see you in his office today, you may be better off going to the emergency room. There are multiple potential causes of such pain, and you will probably need tests to help sort it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wife is 3months pregnant and complaining of sharp pain around and above her belly button. What should we do? Should we be concerned?

My wife is 3months pregnant and complaining of sharp pain around and above her belly button. What should we do? Should we be concerned?

May be significant: You should never hesitate to call you OB provider if she is having pain - that is what they are there for. It is even more urgent if there is fever, nausea, vomiting, vaginal discharge or bleeding. It may be nothing too - call them and get some reassurance. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in 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

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Why do I have sharp pain in my belly button?

Why do I have sharp pain in my belly button?

Sharp pains: Don't know
answer is too big for vague pain
but if it gets worse
go to er! ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind belly button, why is this?

Pain is non specific: Symptom of tissue insult. It means lots of things and is difficult to tell you specific diagnosis or problem based on this limited information. You could have problem with you intestine, pancreas, genitourinary system. You need to be seen by your doc and have thorough evaluation and investigation. Good luck. ...Read more

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My belly button has a sharp pain to it. What is this?

My belly button has a sharp pain to it. What is this?

Belly button pain: There can be many different causes of belly button pain. Skin rashes can involve yeast and this dermatitis, herpes simplex virus can cause a painful rash, and bacterial infections can cause pain. If someone is overly cleaning the umbilicus with q-tips and cleansers it can start to hurt. Some serious intestinal problems can refer pain to the belly button so see your doctor if it's not a rash. ...Read more