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Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Cramping pain: It sounds like cramping pain. It may cause by spasm of intestine, or ovalation from the ovary. If pain continues, you need to see your doctor. ...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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been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

Evaluation: Hi, there is no way anyone could tell you what exactly going on with u without a thorough history and physical examination, please see ur MD for evaluation, it could be just muscle pain, Urinary tract infection, ovarian cyst among other things. ...Read more

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I have got a sharp pain just to the left of my belly button, that I particularly notice if I bend down. Tummy constantly gurgling, what could it be?

I have got a sharp pain just to the left of my belly button, that I particularly notice if I bend down. Tummy constantly gurgling, what could it be?

Sharp abdominal pain: May be gas, should move resolve in a few minutes. With gurgling consider food intolerences like lactose, gluten or soy- test by eliminating food with theses substances for 1 week sequentially i.e. one week no dairy, one week no gluten, . Also consider irritable bowel or early colitis (usually associated with diarrhea/ mucus/ blood) rarely bacterial overgrowth, Try probiotics. F/u/ w/ doc ...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?

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

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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?

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

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While lifting something heavy today I got a sharp pain right side of my belly button. It still hurts sharp pain once in awhile.

While lifting something heavy today I got a sharp pain right side of my belly button. It still hurts sharp pain once in awhile.

Muscle Strain: Probably a muscle strain. In obese individuals with lax abdominal wall can also cause hernia. In that case a swelling will be noted. If your symptoms do not resolve in few days see your pcp. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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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I'm 21 weeks I have a sharp pain by my belly button, I don't know why?

I'm 21 weeks I have a sharp pain by my belly button, I don't know why?

21 weeks: I am assuming that you are twenty one weeks pregnant. At 20 weeks the fundus-top of the uterus is positioned at about that level. Sometimes the stretching of the ligaments could cause this discomfort. Please notify your OB sbout your concern. It probably is the expansion of your uterus, but this type of discomfort should be only for a short time, until your body gets accustomed to the "stretch". ...Read more

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Have sharp pain at belly button. Last only moments. Also some pain opposite of this area on lower back just to the left of spine?

Possible diagnosis: Hernia pain is typically fleeting, comes and goes. Notice if the pain is also associated with a lump or firmness in the area. Okay to get in with your doc for exam. You may have an umbilical hernia. There are other possible diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sharp pain from belly button to groin, what is it?

This is one that: Can't be diagnosed via the internet. A medical history, physical exam and possibly other studies may be required to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is this sharp pain from belly button?

See your doctor: Symptoms like this need to be evaluated by your doctor in person. ...Read more

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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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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