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Sore Around Belly Button
Almost 4 weeks after lap chole and still get occasional pain and soreness around belly button. Especially if I walk a lot. Is that normal?
Could a UTI cause soreness around belly button and 2 inches right of it? I have no pain when urinating but am urinating often. What else could it be?
An infection brewing: It seems that you have an infection there. Unfortunately, some have a very deep belly-button hole which can trap moisture/debris and can get infected. Early fungal infection can have itching to it, but bacterial infection typically causes more swelling. If an infected cyst is ruptured, it can stink. Since you are having pain, i suspect bacterial cause. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Yeast infection??: Yeast like to grow in warm moist areas like a "belly button" (umbilicus) also in the groin. axilla, vagina etc. Make an appointment with your family physician. If it is a yeast infection it is easily treated. The way to avoid this problem is after taking a shower dry the aforementioned areas well. I see this problem a lot and also recommend using a hair dryer to make sure the akin is dry, ...Read more
Long shaped lump very mobile around belly button, not sore. Can move it up and down. Heaviness after food. Sometimes belly hurts. ?
Possible hernia: Soft lumps around the belly button (umbilicus) or along the midline of the abdomen may represent hernias (umbilical and ventral, respectively). Hernias are defects in the tissue of the abdominal wall, which allows the intestines to protrude through them. Hernias often require surgical correction. ...Read more
Lower abdomen feels very sore. Shooting pain on lower left ab, pain around belly button area. Had feber yesterday, went away. Acetamino 500 not helpi?
Many possibilities : There is no specific diagnosis responsible for these symptoms. If you're concerned, see your primary care for a proper evaluation. If severe, consider a trip to the ER as it is the weekend. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my stomach is very sore to touch. I was lying on my stomach in my sleep so I immediately noticed, and it is still hurting and very painful when I press on it around my belly button.
Could be a hernia: See your doctor for a physical if it's bad enough or gets worse. ...Read more
Lap gallbladder surgery a week ago bruise around belly button was yellow then green now getting purple in it and sore? Is this normal it was not sore?
Normal: You are describing how a laparoscopic GB is performed. The approach to placing the scope requires severeal ports, one being near the umbilicus. At times when there is some of blood at the site under the skin, the hemoglobin breaks down with the sequence moving from purple to eventual yellow of the fial degredation to bile pigment. ...Read more
Hi last night I started to get a soreness pain a little above my belly button Sometimes it hurts when I move and it also hurts when I massage the area?
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