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For last two days I have noticed sharp pain behind my belly button for a brief second. Comes and goes isn't constant. Any ideas?

For last two days I have noticed sharp pain behind my belly button for a brief second. Comes and goes isn't constant. Any ideas?

Gas: Most common cause is gas. Trying lying on the bed with your shoulder down and your backside way up in the air. You'll know when the cure happens. Lol. Gastritis is also a possibility, but usually lasts longer. Its pain is relieved temporarily by an antacid. ...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 am having a sharp pain behind my belly button it is a constant pain but seems to worsen when I sit or poke my belly button or around the area?

I am having a sharp pain behind my belly button it is a constant pain but seems to worsen when I sit or poke my belly button or around the area?

Umblical hernia: Or an infection is probably the cause of your problem. See your doctor. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern or additional questions about this contact me via a Video Consult at my Virtual Practice web site www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Baby moves/kicks/rolls right behind my belly button and it's so painful I scream. I try moving to side and same problem. Why so sensitive? Sharp pain

Baby moves/kicks/rolls right behind my belly button and it's so painful I scream. I try moving to side and same problem. Why so sensitive? Sharp pain

Pain when pregnant: Pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable and physically demanding time for your body. There are a lot of changes that occur with your pelvic organs during this time. Even subtle baby movements can cause sharp pain. If you develop nausea and vomiting, high fevers, or inability to pass gas or stools, see your doctor immediately. Otherwise, maternity belts, rest, and Tylenol (acetaminophen) are recommended first. ...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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Why would a women have a sharp pain behind her belly button after sex?

Why would a women have a sharp pain behind her belly button after sex?

Endometriosis: Possible endometriosis if the pain is recurrent, if it only occurs during sexual intercourse, it may be due to adhesions if you had surgeries, ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind belly button after having anal sex. Pain is not there when lying down. Strings on IUD device are maybe 1/8" longer than normal.

Sharp pain behind belly button after having anal sex. Pain is not there when lying down. Strings on IUD device are maybe 1/8" longer than normal.

Unrelated: Symptoms don't seem like they're related. Continue to monitor. Evaluation may be prudent if symptoms persist and/or worsen. ...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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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

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I have a sharp pain near the left side of my belly button?

Many possibilities: If your pain doesn't go away, see your doctor for an exam and history. Abdominal pain has many causes, from simply excess gas, muscle cramps or strain, to hernias. A good history and physical exam will reassure you, and help come to a diagnosis. ...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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What causes sharp pain by left belly button it's short lived and happens every now and then?

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

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I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

I have sharp pain radiating from belly button to right side. No pain when pressing on area. Possible causes?

Need More Info: Need more detailed info on your menstrual cycle and the character and type of pain. The most important diagnosis to exclude is Appendicitis and tubal pregnancy. This best done with a check up at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my right side right across same level as my belly button and it's on and off for 3 months or more?

Multiple reasons: Your pain could be related to gall bladder (gall stones) kidney stones, or intestinal problems. These r the main ones though other possibilities are there. Possible abdominal us after thorough checkup, lab work might be needed. ...Read more

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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??

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