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I had a TOP in Feburary- it's almost approaching 3 months and I'm still sore, crampy& tender around my abdomen/ belly button area. Is this normal ?

I had a TOP in Feburary- it's almost approaching 3 months and I'm still sore, crampy& tender around my abdomen/ belly button area. Is this normal ?

Obgyn follow up: If it has been 3 months since you had an abortion the effects you are feeling now should not be from that. It would be best to see an Obgyn and have a complete evaluation done to determine the cause ...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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My abdomen is sore on the left side. Right next to my belly button. What could cause this. The pain intensifies when i press on it.

My abdomen is sore on the left side.  Right next to my belly button.  What could cause this.  The pain intensifies when i press on it.

Diverticulitis: It is possible you have diverticulitis which can be a nasty problem if the area ruptures. Its inflamed that's the pain and pain with pressure. Don't eat go to the ER they can do simple tests and if it is start you on antibiotic but go now. ...Read more

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It's seems tender and sore around my stomach's mid section, especially around the belly button. I'm not in any severe pain. ?

It's seems tender and sore around my stomach's mid section, especially around the belly button. I'm not in any severe pain. ?

Consider these...: 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. Get checked please ...Read more

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Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Have a sore area in my abdomen. It's between my belly button and ribs. Very sore when pressed. Occasional pain on movemen or dull ache. Cause? Action?

Many causes: This area of your abdomen contains many organs, any of which could be causing discomfort. Among these are the stomach, spleen, pancreas liver and gallbladder. At your age, the gallbladder is the most common. This can be associated with fever, nausea, or vomiting would make the likelihood higher. You will need to see your primary care doctor, or emergency if pain becomes severe or for vomiting ...Read more

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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?

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

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Hi i had my gall bladder removed two weeks ago via keyhole and my stomach is still swollen and hard. Is this normal? The incisions have mostly healed apart from my belly button which is still really sore, especially to touch

Hi i had my gall bladder removed two weeks ago via keyhole and my stomach is still swollen and hard. Is this normal? The incisions have mostly healed apart from my belly button which is still really sore, especially to touch

Cholecystectomy?: ShontelleR242 ~ you had a lap chole and that involves 2 small incisions in abdomen to insert scopes and the abdominal cavity gets distended with air to push the other organs away for op site. That can give distension after the op. If not severe and no other symptoms, you're ok. The belly button is expected till healed ~ 6 weeks. Any change see MD thanks ...Read more

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Sore stomach for 1 week pain in right hand side spread to belly button and left hand side bit of bruising coming up on right hand side centre?

Sore stomach for 1 week  pain in right hand side spread to belly button and left hand side bit of bruising coming up on right hand side centre?

See doc urgently: In the absence of trauma, this could be a manifestation of internal inflammation particularly the pancreas( cullens sign and grey turners sign--- google these and have a look at the images to see if they resemble your bruising. ), or sometimes of internal bleeding. Please see your physician right away. ...Read more

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6yr old girl stomach pains around belly button. No fever, mouthful of vomit. Extended tummy. Been constipated. Bowel movement today still sore. Worry?

6yr old girl stomach pains around belly button. No fever, mouthful of vomit. Extended tummy. Been constipated. Bowel movement today still sore. Worry?

Extended=distended?: Probably constipation/fecal impaction. Chronic constipation is not healed by one bowel movement. There could be some relief with lactulose, but you will need to consult for chronic treatment. Could also be mesenterial adenitis - although more likely if there was fever. Mesenterial adenitis normally due to viral infection - only symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS. ?

Abdomen tender to touch on right side just above belly button. Have IBS. ?

Probably not: It is unlikely to develop IBS at 59. If you already have a diagnosis of IBS, then this pain cold be related. ...Read more

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24 yr old female abdomen below my belly button was tender to touch with some cramping for 2 days and is now gone what could it have been?

24 yr old female abdomen below my belly button was tender to touch with some cramping for 2 days and is now gone what could it have been?

Poss ruptured cyst.: If you are not on birth control, you get a follicle (ovulation) cyst every month. Sometimes that cyst will rupture and bleed internally, which can cause pain that can last a few days. ...Read more

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9wks pp c-sec have weird tingly like sensations inside my stomach around the belly button area. Feels weird no pain just tender when I put pressure?

I see you have asked: Variations of this question a few times. If you are really concerned see your obstetrician if you haven't found a satisfying explanation on health tap. ...Read more

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I've recently had bleeding and discharge from the belly button it started as a pain then started bleeding with discharge . All my lower stomach tender?

I've recently had bleeding and discharge from the belly button it started as a pain then started bleeding with discharge . All my lower stomach tender?

That's an : Unusual picture. Spontaneous bleeding fron the navel followed by lower abdominal pain? I would get seen for that one, it's quite unusual. No trauma? No peircings? No previous surgery there? Maybe you'll find a better answer but that's a new one on me. Increasing low abdominal pain is a reason to go in despite the bleeding navel. Get back with us on that one, teach us something. Good luck. ...Read more

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Whenever i push on my abdomen just under my belly button it is tender but it is not tender anywhere else on my abdomen. Should i be concerned?

Whenever i push on my abdomen just under my belly button it is tender but it is not tender anywhere else on my abdomen. Should i be concerned?

Umbilical hernia: It is possible that you have an umbilical hernia. This is a tear in the abdominal muscle around your belly button. You should have this confirmed by your medical doctor. Sometimes they can be left alone, sometimes they need to be surgically repaired n. ...Read more

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I had keyhole surgery to remove my gallbladder 2 days ago. My stomach is swollen and tender near belly button. Is this normal?

I had keyhole surgery to remove my gallbladder 2 days ago.  My stomach is swollen and tender near belly button.  Is this normal?

Possibly: There is to be some expected swelling at the incision sites. You should however address these concerns with your surgeon at your post-operative visit. ...Read more

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My stomach feels tender and uncomfortable frequently just below my belly button and usually off centre. Sometimes it turns into quite painful cramping?

Typically gas: Mid abdominal pain near the umbilicus (belly button) is most often associated with gas. The small intestines are the only structure near the belly button. When the intestines distend with gas, the stretching can be perceived as pain.
Certainly other possibilities exist as well. Pelvic pain from menstrual cramps can possibly be perceived as higher abdominal cramps as well. ...Read more

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28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

28.bloated stomach,lower back and side ache,feeling sick, tender when press down around belly button area.

Exam: you must be examined and test for irritation/inflammation/infection, of the stomach, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Call for an immediate exam. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pain under belly button coming and going all the way to vagina tender to touch then goes away been sick to stomach 3 days have cold to?

UTI? STD/STI?: Urinary tract infections, whether bladder or kidney, are typically associated w/painful, frequent & urgent urination, often accompanied by abdominal (belly) pain below belly button and above pelvic bone. Sexually transmitted diseases/infections can also cause similar sensations. Best to go see your doc for an evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps: You will need a medical evaluation. Unclear from your description what may be happening. More questions : are you able to eat, do you feel nausea, anything make the cramps better / worse, when did this start, any change of bowel movements, have you experienced this previously. Most likely lab tests and some form of imaging will be ordered. Take care... ...Read more

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3 doctor. No answers. 3ct, swollen abdomen lymph nodes, nausea, severe pain, 12.7 wbc, tender to touch, mostly right side of belly button, no appetite?

A detective game: Sorting oout abdominal pain where the labs or ct do not give an immediate answer is like a detective game. It requires a dialogue (in person or on line) between the patient and practitioner. And in the process sorting out modifying factors for the discomfort. So an in person visit with a gastroenterologist would be my recommendation. ...Read more

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I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

I have abdominal on lt side of belly button tender above belly button diarrhea constipation trapped gas lower back pain abdominal spasms?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pains and stool changes can be from many different causes. Infection with "stomach flu" viruses is a common cause. Other causes include eating "bad" food, medication effects, gall bladder problems, appendicitis, irritable bowel symptoms, ulcerative colitis, etc... A primary care doctor or a G.I. Specialist can evaluate and look for a diagnosis. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more