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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?

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

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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I have for the past 5 weeks had green stool have not travelled. I also have pain in stomach left side to belly button and now in back. ?

I have for the past 5 weeks had green stool have not travelled. I also have pain in stomach left side to belly button and now in back. ?

Green stool can: occur w/ certain meds, foods & if transit time through intestines is too rapid. Since you have had on-going abdominal pain for the last five weeks - a medical evaluation would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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My 18 year old son was having some stomach pain while working out (xc) and the coach sent him to see the school's physical therapist. The pt noticed that my son had a strong heart pulse left of the belly button and suggested that he see a doctor for a po

My 18 year old son was having some stomach pain while working out (xc) and the coach sent him to see the school's physical therapist.  The pt noticed that my son had a strong heart pulse left of the belly button and suggested that he see a doctor for a po

Get checked out: Depending on a persons body build, the aorta may be easily felt. A simple test may be an ultrasound to evaluate the size of the aorta or to look for look for problems, such as an aortic dissection (tear in the lining of the aorta). Better to get it checked and find nothing wrong rather than ignoring it and worrying. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

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

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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?

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

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Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

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

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Daughter has terrible stomach pain. Behind her belly button, she flinches with pain?

Daughter has terrible stomach pain. Behind her belly button, she flinches with pain?

Possible appendix: To emergency immediately - esp. If pushing down then releasing rapidly causes flinching. ...Read more

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I have severe stomach pain inside my belly button what can be the cause .Took pt and it came out negative?

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 more

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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 more

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I am having upper stomach pain where my stomach feels raw and I am nauseated a lot- also pain will be in my belly button and hurts all over sometimes-?

I am having upper stomach pain where my stomach feels raw and I am nauseated a lot- also pain will be in my belly button and hurts all over sometimes-?

Hard to say: If nausea and belly button pain is present Id suggest an exam at an emergency room. It could be many intestinal causes and without exam and appropriate testing there is so much we can not rule out. Good luck. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Exam needed: "Strong" abd pain should be evaluated. This could be an ulcer, gastritis, or GERD An exam will be necessary to differentiate and make a correct DX. Take your husband to a DR. ...Read more

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My child jumped on my stomach. Pain around belly button, lower, and above all on right side. Extreme nausea has instantly followed. Its not constant?

My child jumped on my stomach. Pain around belly button, lower, and above all on right side. Extreme nausea has instantly followed. Its not constant?

Abd pain & nausea : You must go to your doctor ASAP or ER. You have acute symptoms after abdominal trauma. Please don't ignore. Feel better. ...Read more

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10 yr old child has stomach pain - said it aches - from belly button upward not sure what to give him

There : There are many illnesses - some rare, some common - that can cause pain in this area for a child such as: - gastresophageal reflux disease - gastroenteritis (stomach flu) - gastritis - peptic ulcer disease - pancreatitis - gallbladder disease - constipation - appendicitis - functional abdominal pain and those are just a few of the things that could be causing it! without knowing more information and being able to examine your child, it's hard for me to be able to tell what's going on and how to direct you to treat him. The safest thing to do is to call his doctor. They may want to examine him or ask you a series of questions in order to figure out how serious his stomach pain is and what to do next. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...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