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Sharp Pain Above Belly Button
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 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
Sharp pain slightly above belly button. Not severe but noticeable. Doesn't worsen with movement or position change. No pain when pressing area.
I have a sharp pain above my belly button which started after I finished peeing this morning. It's worse when I stand or apply pressure.
UTI: You may have a UTI. Time to go be evaluated by a physician to see what is going on with you. ...Read more
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
I have a sharp pain above my belly button that's not helped by stomach pain meds. The area is tender. My body temp is 99.6.?
Sharp intermittent pain above belly button, hurts when area pressed and area feels firm/hard. 36 y/0 female in good health?
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
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
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
My wife is 3months pregnant and complaining of sharp pain around and above her belly button. What should we do? Should we be concerned?
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
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
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
Muscle pain: The most likely answer is some sort of muscular spasm causing the pain. There is also the possibility of a small umbilical hernia that could periodically cause some sharp pains. If the pain becomes severe and is associated with nausea, vomiting or fever, see a doctor right away. ...Read more
There is a sharp pain whenever I press down directly in the middle of my abdomen above the belly button. What could this be?
Tough to know: You will need to give more details and probably examination by a physician. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my belly button like its ripping or is being pulled. Can you tell me what's wrong with my belly button??
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. ...Read more
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