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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

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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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?

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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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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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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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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Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Nonspecific: Migrating pain could represent excess gas moving through the intestines, or if associated with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting could represent an intestinal infection. Could also be muscle pain if you've been doing abdominal work outs. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if it's that bad. Hope this helps! ...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 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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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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9 year old daughter has abdominal stabbing pain below belly button.

Stabbing pain: Your daughter may be constipated which is resulting in pain. ...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 was playing tennis and I ran into the fence stabbing myself in the stomach around the belly button really hard with the handle. What can happen?

Generally speaking:: Blunt injury (skin not lacerated) to the abdomen can cause bleeding into the abdominal muscles (hematoma), which would be self limited. Injury to the fragile spleen is unlikely unless the blow was in the left upper abdomen near rib cage. Injury to internal organs is possible but less likely as the abdominal muscles protect them. If you are concerned you need to see a physician for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a constant stabbing pain in my lower back right side by kidney and feels like I have been stated in the stomach bottom right by belly button?

I have a constant stabbing pain in my lower back right side by kidney and feels like I have been stated in the stomach bottom right by belly button?

Kidney Stone v other: This is a frequent presentation of kidney stone: severe, sharp pain in kidney region. As stone moves along ureter, pain moves and can become abdominal & pelvic until it passes. Multiple stones= multiple pain regions. Bloody pee can be tell-tale. Other causes-neurologic, musculoskeletal, appendicitis, etc. A good history, labs, & hands-on exam can help determine cause, severity, danger, & proper treatment ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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