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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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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