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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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I have strong stomach cramps for 4 days above belly button area but all across bowels are fine what could it be?

I have strong stomach cramps for 4 days above belly button area but all across bowels are fine what could it be?

Gall Bladder: could be gall bladder, kidney stones, stomach issue (ie ulcer), or more. Does eating certain foods affect it ? Is it relieved by turning or twisting one direction vs the other ? Any painful urination, or dark urine ? MAy need evaluation.. Please see your Dr.. ...Read more

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Bad stomach cramps right above the belly button, chest pain in my left side. Heart burn or heart attack?

UNLIKELY HEART ATTAC: It is more likely to be gastroesophageal refluxwith or withot esophagitis.But there is possibility of chest pain related to heart, or pulmonary cause, or costochondritis you need to have it checked asap by your doctor with exam and ekg, and may or may not need endoscopy or a trial of acid suppression therapy depending on what your doctor feels it can be. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps right below belly button for three days. What could be the reason?

Stomach cramps right below belly button for three days. What could be the reason?

Menses cause cramps: And woman's menstrual cycle usually causes cramps if these are severe new or different or you have fever then seek medical attention promptly if there's fever drainage or they do not go away after five days ...Read more

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I had cramps in my stomach area yesterday, and now I am having a concentrated very dull pain inside of my belly button. Could this be serious?

I had cramps in my stomach area yesterday, and now I am having a concentrated very dull pain inside of my belly button. Could this be serious?

Uncertain: However, if pain becomes severe, moves down to the right lower quadrant of you abdomen - please get emergency medical assessment. Especially if accompanied by nausea, vomiting or loss of appetite. ...Read more

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Stomach hurting across from belly button on both sides also in the lower back , feeling nausea and not really cramps just hurts on a daily bases?

Stomach hurting across from belly button on both sides also in the lower back ,  feeling nausea and not really cramps just hurts on a daily bases?

Belly pain: You didn't tell us if you were constipated or not. Being constipated can cause the symptoms you describe. If so go on a high fiber diet or write back to describe your bowel habits ...Read more

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Had a period from Monday 8/18 to 8/22 ben having sharp pains around belly button area now having cramps in back and lower abdominal what's going on?

"Middle pain": You may be having pain as you ovulate called (in German) "Mittleschmerz" or "Middle Pain" This should go away in a few days. If not see your GYN physician> ...Read more

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Hi. I get random sharp pains under my belly button wand I can't move until it goes. Also random cramps on left and right abdomen. 21-Woman. Am active.

Hi. I get random sharp pains under my belly button wand I can't move until it goes. Also random cramps on left and right abdomen. 21-Woman. Am active.

Mittelschmetz: It could be ovulation pain if it occurs in the middle of your menstrual cycle. It could also be an ovarian cyst from an anovulatory cycle. Should the pain not be associated with your menstrual cycle, please make an appointment to see your family physician or OB-Gyn. ...Read more

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Im having period pains when im not having a period, my stomach bellow naval keeps having cramps and above belly button also. Preg. Test was negative.

Im having period pains when im not having a period, my stomach bellow naval keeps having cramps and above belly button also. Preg. Test was negative.

Good question, but..: The differential diagnosis for your problem is broad, ; lots of negative tests don't always add up to mean "nothing is wrong." it is possible you have irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). When you refer to healthtap about ibs appreciate that it is a symptom complex often associated with abdominal cramping. Relief is available after definite diagnosis which depends on age, comorbidities, ; more tests. ...Read more

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My husband had a cramp in stomach 2 weeks ago now his belly button is bulging he has fever and redness around it and is in sever pain. ?

My husband had a cramp in stomach 2 weeks ago now his belly button is bulging he has fever and redness around it and is in sever pain. ?

See a doctor ASAP: This sounds quite serious and there should be no delay in seeking medical attention. There is no way to tell whether this is coming from within the abdominal cavity or the pain is due to skin or facial plane infection, but in any event this needs immediate evaluation and care. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im having cramps around my belly button and sometimes in certain spots in my stomach plus have a irregular period, what is it?

Many causes: Pains and irregular periods may or may not be related. If the pains are persisted and strong, talk with your doctor. While menstrual cycles can vary in length, marked irregularity isn't normal. Write down the dates of your periods and discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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I have had upper stomach pain for 4 days, it's nagging and very tiring. Occasionally I get a shooting cramp along my belly button line. amy ideas?

I have had upper stomach pain for 4 days, it's nagging and very tiring. Occasionally I get a shooting cramp along my belly button line. amy ideas?

Gastritis?: It could be gastritis or irritation of the stomach. However, I strongly recommend that you see your primary care doctor soon for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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