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Stabbing Pain Above Belly Button
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
I have intense stabbing pain just above my belly button. I also vomited up a popsicle which im eating due to not being hungry. What could this be?
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
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
Hi everytime I stand or stretch I have a sharp stabbing pain in my belly button, what could be the cause of this?
I have a sharp stabbing pain that lasts a split second that comes and goes during the day on my right side about 4 inches across my belly button?
Stabbing pain: The stabbing pain may be due to increased intestinal gas. ...Read more
Male 50 years of age, stabbing pain 2 inches below belly button, & 1st occurrence 6 weeks ago now happened now, anyone know what this is please help?
Bladder: Appendix, and intestines are the three sources to consider. Your regular can help guide your next step. ...Read more
It's only happend 3 times to me I wake up at the same time and the most painful thing ever like a stabbing pain below my belly button I fainted once?
Cramp: Watch this closely if continues to get worse, speak to your doc. ...Read more
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
Om having stabbing pain in my belly button, what is this? I'm also 10 days late on my period but I have an iud.
Ever since I got anxiety, panick attacks & stress I feel pain either around belly button or inside like stabbing pain why?
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
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.
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?
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
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
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
My stomach around my belly button has a stabbing pain when I pee had no previous health problems?
Many possibilities: See a physician and have a urinalysis and culture done. ...Read more
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
I have a sharp stabbing pain to the left of my belly button. It occurs when I bend or straighten or sit up. If I cough or strain at all. Any ideas?
3rd time in2weeks I was hospitalized. This time for a on&off stabbing pain left of belly button and sharp aching pains under right shoulderblade. Doc said he didn't know, thinks constipation. Iknow the pain isn't from that, lasted 2yrs. Help?
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
I have a piercing pain just above my belly button. It was instant and stabbing. No significant fall of any kind to cause the pain.?
Abdominal pain: Instant pain that doesn't linger in the abdomen is usually related to gas/cramping in the GI tract. If there is sustained/worsening pain or other symptoms or history (fever, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, pain with urination, tenderness to pressure, pulsatile mass, gall stones, etc...) then there is a need to seek evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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?
? hernia: Do you have a bulge there.? Is it associated with movement or meals? ...Read more
Pain between ribs and belly button on right side. Stabbing and consistant. Hurts to touch as well. Pain getting worse. 3 days.
See a doctor: Could be a problem with ovary, appendix, intestinal problem such as diverticulum or other. It's impossible to know without a proper work up. 3 days is concerning. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a cyst around belly button. I get stabbing sharp pains around it. What could be causing it? I can barely stand up straight
See your doctor: Probably it got infected, need I&D or removal, your doctor will help you. ...Read more
I'm having intense stabbing pains right above my belly button. When I walk or bend it worsens. I tried taking ibepruphen 800 mg but it hasn't helped?
Abdominal pain: It is difficult to give you a diagnosis. I would suggest you see a doctor to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I had moderate stabbing (like painful tickle or poke) pain in a small area of my left upper abdomen, directly in line with my belly button. Any ideas?
If upper abdomen: And directly above the belly button then that would be the mid epigastrium and could be a number of things. True left upper abdominal pain that is intermittant and stabbing is usually bowel spasm but yours sounds different and if it persists or worsens then see your doctor. May be a simple gastritis. ...Read more
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