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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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What should I do about my belly pain? I could feel a lump in my stomach just to the right below my belly button. I can no longer feel it and I have this horrible stomach pain in that area. It was just to the touch before , but now it is constant. My bl

You : You are describing pain where people with appendicitis localize their symptoms. If you were seen early on in the process, a ct and blood count could both miss the diagnosis. Since you posted your question 3 days ago, i assume things have gotten worse if you have appendicitis. Sometimes the appendix is located posteriorly behind the cecum and a ruptured appendix seals off creating an abscess. Patients with retrocecal appendicitis are often difficult to diagnose and the diagnosis is missed on the initial evaluation. If you are still having pain, you need to be re-evaluated. If examination is suggestive of a surgical abdomen, you should have exploratory surgery regardless of the ct results. Physicians have become too dependent on imaging results and surgeons may wait too long to go in, resulting in a more complicated post surgical course and more morbidity. ...Read more

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Having pressure uncomfortable pain couple inches above my belly button, more pressure when bending over, felt some lumps All over abdomen?

Having pressure uncomfortable pain couple inches above my belly button, more pressure when bending over, felt some lumps All over abdomen?

Localized pain: Localized abdominal pain is always cause for concern. Persistent or worsening symptoms warrant an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having dull pressure pain 2 inches above belly button, nausas, sweating off and on, palpable lumps in abdomen and flank area? Just don't feel good

I'm having dull pressure pain 2 inches above belly button, nausas, sweating off and on, palpable lumps in abdomen and flank area? Just don't feel good

See your doctor.: That is a diverse, seemingly unrelated grouping of symptoms. In order to sort it out, you need a good evaluation by your doctor, including a history and physical exam and possibly some tests. I would see him/her soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Needs evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a physician promptly. This is the area where you can have pain with appendicitis, which can rupture if not treated in an appropriate time. It can be something non urgent, but you need to be evaluated by a physician soon. Take care. ...Read more

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