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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
Board Certified, General Practice
46 years in practice
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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 ?

Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
Board Certified, General Practice
46 years in practice
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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
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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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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Harold Peltan
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
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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?

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

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
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I've been having a sharp stabbing pain behind my belly button for 2 days now ... I've had a full hysterectomy my gallbladder & appendix removed too.

Dr. Alexander Barkan
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
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I've been having a sharp stabbing pain behind my belly button for 2 days now ... I've had a full  hysterectomy my gallbladder & appendix removed too.

Belly button ache: Could be a hernia or abdominal pain from your previous surgeries due to scar tissue inside your abdomen . See your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
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I have a sharp pulling pain from behind my belly button through my urethra this pain comes a few times and lasts a few minutes what could cause this?

Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
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Stones: The pain around umbilical area going to uethra, sharp pain likely is urethral / ureteral stones. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Enggano
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 years in practice
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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

Dr. Brian Enggano
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 years in practice
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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

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 are recommended first. ...Read more

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
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Sharp pain behind belly button, why is this?

Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
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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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Dr. Sung Taylor
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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Why would a women have a sharp pain behind her belly button after sex?

Dr. Sung Taylor
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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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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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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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.

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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Dr. Leonard Metildi
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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I have a sharp pain in my belly button and it feels like something is pulling it from the inside. What is the cause of this pain?

Dr. Leonard Metildi
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
218K people helped

Umbilical hernia: Most likely cause of your symptoms is an umbilical hernia with fat caught in it. Do you notice a bulge in the umbilicus? A simple physical exam should determine if you have a hernia. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Board Certified, Dermatology
32 years in practice
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My belly button has a sharp pain to it. What is this?

Dr. Ronald Shelton
Board Certified, Dermatology
32 years in practice
485K people helped
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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