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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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Sharp stabbing pain left of belly button, sharp pain under ribs, dizzy and sweaty gallbladder has been removed what could this be?

Sharp stabbing pain left of belly button, sharp pain under ribs, dizzy and sweaty gallbladder has been removed what could this be?

Exam needed: The differential diagnosis is vast and your symptoms may be related to stomach, small bowel or pancreas pathology, among others. Critical questions to answer will be: how do your symptoms relate to meals? Are your symptoms similar to the symptoms that prompted your cholecystectomy? What tests did you already undergo? Would suggest a gastroenterologist evaluation and further tests as needed. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Sharp stabbing pain in stomach above belly button?

Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain, 1-2 inches under belly button on right and left side. Swollen belly button, stomach feels heavy. Not constipated or gassy either.

Need exam: If this doesn't get better over a few hours or if it is associated with vomiting or fever, best to go to an er for formal examination and history. In women, diagnosing abdominal pain becomes more complicated. ...Read more

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I have pain on right side about 7 inches from my belly button sharp stabbing pain it comes and goes?

I have pain on right side about 7 inches from my belly button sharp stabbing pain it comes and goes?

Check it out?: Any pain like that have a reason, it is very hard to discuss her, have your doctor check it out for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in my belly button?

Beware: Could be an infection. Could be appendicitis. If it's that severe I would get checked out at the hospital. ...Read more

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I have a stabbing pain about two or three inches above my belly button. Every time I eat or drink anything I get nauseous. What could this be?

I have a stabbing pain about two or three inches above my belly button. Every time I eat or drink anything I get nauseous. What could this be?

Gastritis/Dyspepsia: Your symptoms appear to be consistent with possible inflammation of the stomach lining given the location reported. When the lining is irritated nausea, bloating and discomfort can occur as well which is referred to as dyspepsia. Talking to your doctor about treatment options is recommended and avoiding spicy foods, greasy foods, caffeine, cigarettes, and alcohol is advised. ...Read more

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Ever since I got anxiety, panick attacks & stress I feel pain either around belly button or inside like stabbing pain why?

Ever since I got anxiety, panick attacks & stress I feel pain either around belly button or inside like stabbing pain why?

Anxiety: Is a subjective state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, pain, palpitations, tremors, and fatigue.
Rec.: see you pcp for the referral. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my stomach under da ribs till belly button its like a stabbing pain since 4 mnths if I eat or I don't I get everyday since I wakes up?

If you are having...: ....Stomach pain for four months, you need to see and be evaluated by a doctor. This is not something that can be diagnosed via the internet; a doctor needs to see you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Belly button stabbing pain then had to go #2 normal bowlment can this be due to my stress / anxiety / depresion / panick attacks?

After going #2,: Did the pain go away? Fecal matter passes very close to just under the belly button on "final approach." This moves things around--not just colons, but muscles. If this continues, consult a gastroenterologist. If this is related solely to bowel movements, it us unlikely that stress/anxiety/depression alone would account for this condition. ...Read more

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I am having aching and stabbing pain in my right side directly across from my belly button. It is radiating through my back. Hurts to breath and move.

I am having aching and stabbing pain in my right side directly across from my belly button. It is radiating through my back. Hurts to breath and move.

See your doctor...: Right sided pain could be due to many things...it is possible you have appendicitis, or kidney stone or even ectopic pregnancy and less serious muscular in nature. Best course of action would be to go to your doctor or urgent care to get some simple urine test and physical evaluation...this could help rule out some of the scary things and or start treatment for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have stabbing pain in the middle of the abdomen about 3 inches above the belly button. I too 2 Hyoscyamine and 2 advils but nothing is helping. I have been admitted to UTSW for this similar pain back in November and they did all kinds of tests there an

I have stabbing pain in the middle of the abdomen about 3 inches above the belly button. I too 2 Hyoscyamine and 2 advils but nothing is helping. I have been admitted to UTSW for this similar pain back in November and they did all kinds of tests there an

Get 2nd opinion: Since we have no idea as to what kinds of tests you underwent, it is hard to give you any guidance. Recommend that you stop Advil (ibuprofen) since it may only make the problem worse. Hyoscyamine slows down the bowel but that may not be desirable either. Have you have an endoscopic exam, abdominal CT etc? ...Read more

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Stabbing pain near belly button. On and off. Was able to sleep. I was diagnosed with gerd. Cud gerd be causing pain and what can I do? No others sympt

Stabbing pain near belly button. On and off. Was able to sleep. I was diagnosed with gerd. Cud gerd be causing pain and what can I do? No others sympt

Gerd??: Gerd is the acronym for gastro-esophageal-reflux-disease. You can take several types of meds. One type neutralizes the acid that is there. Another type tells your stomach not to make so much acid. There are + s and - s to both. Speak to your doc. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing abdominal pain behind belly button & comes in waves were it makes me curl over. I have indigestion & epigastric discomfort.

Needs evaluation: If this has lasted more than a few hours you should seek medical care. There are many serious conditions that can cause severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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My placenta is located on the right next my my belly button and for weeks I was having very sharp stabbing pains there. What could that be?

My placenta is located on the right next my my belly button and for weeks I was having very sharp stabbing pains there. What could that be?

Bellybutton pain: There are a variety of causes for pain in the umbilis during pregnancy. An umbilical hernia is one possibility. The one thing I can tell you is that it's not your placenta. Your placenta located inside of your uterus. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sharp stabbing pains on the right hand side of your belly button?

What are the causes of sharp stabbing pains on the right hand side of your belly button?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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I am a 33 yr old man, and I have a sharp pain in my stomach for the past few days I have had a sharp stabbing pain in my stomach. I don't think it is my appendix, because it is directly in the center of my stomach above my belly button. When I burp it f

I am a 33 yr old man, and I have a sharp pain in my stomach for the past few days I have had a sharp stabbing pain in my stomach. I don't think it is my appendix, because it is directly in the center of my stomach above my belly button. When I burp it f

It: It sounds like you may be suffering from gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) or an ulcer; however more serious problems like appendicitis, bleeding ulcer etc. Need to be ruled out. Either way you need to be seen by your primary care provider for a complete history of your current problem, directed physical, testing, and treatment. In the meantime, you can buy an other the counter (otc) anti-acid medication like Pepcid (famotidine) or Prilosec otc.
Good luck to you. ...Read more