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Stomach Pain Above Belly Button
After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more
Stomach pain above belly button area goes wraps around sides. Nausea . Sharp pain really sharp and now is going threw middle of stomach. 4 days now?
Stomach pain above belly button. I'm 20 and not overweight. I've had heartburn a lot before too. What could it be? It hurts more when i press it.
Impossible to say...: Lots of possibilities here--which require a physical exam & simple testing. Your symptoms may be related to the abdominal wall (superficial location) or internal (deep location); may be of gi, gynecologic, or musculoskeletal origin; may be serious or minor. With regard to heartburn, please re-evaluate your diet, consider an otc acid blocker (like Prilosec otc), & discuss response with doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stomach pain above belly button & it hurts when i push down. It might be an ulcer & i will see a doctor but i can't go til next week cuz finals?
Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...Read more
I've had stomach pain above my belly button after finishing 2 rounds of xifaxan (rifaximin) for sibo..What could be causing this pain?
SIBO? YOU SURE?: Sibo? Are you sure? It seems to be over-diagnosed currently...Was there any objective evidence for this or was it done as a trial? The latter is ok but it is important to undersand the premise of the therapy. As to the abdominal pain above umbilicus - do you have a small hernia? Please be seen by someone who will examine you (not order a ct scan...). ...Read more
I've been experiencing mild stomach pain above my belly button. Dizziness, confusion, nothing seems to help. Sometimes wakes me up at night. ?
Mild stomach pain?: It is important to see u pcp for physical exam and work up. ...Read more
My 10 year old son has on and off stomach pain above his belly button but no vomiting diarrhea or fever for a day and a half? What can this be
I am having severe upper stomach pain, right above my belly button.. This happens when I stand up, and/or move. It's fine when I'm laying down?
Hard to say: Without knowing your medical history, medication use, etc. its hard to pinpoint cause. May be GI (stomach, intestinal, appendix or any of the organs in abdomen issues), Gyn (ovaries), muscular. May due to food or liquid you ingested. May be a serious issue or benign. If it is severe pain , better to seek immediate medical attention. Don't wait. ...Read more
My husband is having strong stomach pain right above his belly button when swallowing or eating what is it? It also gets worse when bending over.
Got stomach pain just above the belly button under the chest,not relieved by antacids or painkillers ?
Low funct. gallbladder (30h; Dr says remove; prefer not prematurely; stomach pain is now just above belly button Still caused by gallbladder?
No one can answer.: Impossible to say, but if the pain is the same as when you went for the testing, it seems likely. If it is different (location, quality) then it might be something else, but typically one diagnosis at a time in the abdominal area in an otherwise healthy person. Most often, GB pain is in the right upper quadrant and you also feel it in the shoulder. Also it hurts if you press on the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can IBS and stress cause knotted stomach pain about 1 inch above belly button. This pain seems to come on during high stress times and lasts for days.
That can happen.: I would encourage you to look into destressing techniques like deep breathing exercises & progressive muscle relaxation. Tai chi, acupuncture, meditation & yoga are also beneficial. If you efforts are not doing the trick, consider seeing a psychologist to work more on ways to handle stress. Take care. ...Read more
Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm a 27 year old female. I'm having extrem stomacI'm a 27 year old female. I'm having extreme stomach pain right side near the belly button. ?
Possible appendix: To emergency immediately - esp. If pushing down then releasing rapidly causes flinching. ...Read more
I have severe stomach pain inside my belly button what can be the cause .Took pt and it came out negative?
Seek Attention: Severe abdominal pain located near the belly button can have serious causes, such as, appendicitis, pancreatitis, ulcers, among others. Important symptoms to look for would be for a fever, difficulty eating, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea. I advise that you seek medical attention today to discuss this formally with your physician and have an appropriate medical exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 8 y/o son has been having bad stomach pain around belly button for approx 6 hours. It comes & goes. He has thrown up 2x Temp= 95.1 normal= 98.6 ER?
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