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Doctor insights on: Swelling Near Bellybutton Symptoms

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau Dr. Juchau
Family Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Edward Hellman Dr. Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
25 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

depends: It depends in part on the part of the spine involved. When nerve roots are involved, it usually involves pain, numbness, or weakness along the distribution of the nerve in the arm or leg. If it is the spinal cord itself, then swelling can lead to numbness, weakness, clumsiness, loss of bowel and bladder control, and even paralysis and/or respiratory arrest. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Bendezu Dr. Bendezu
Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of swelling or numbness of lips?

What are the symptoms of swelling or numbness of lips?

Swelling & numbness: Not sure what you're asking. The symptom of swelling is swelling and the sypmtom of numbess is the sensation of numbness in/around your lips. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What is the symptoms of salivery gland swelling in HIV ?

What is the symptoms of salivery gland swelling in HIV ?

Question unclear: Salivary gland enlargement may occur in anybody, but is more common in HIV patients , but can be of multiple causes. The symptom is just that, enlarged glands. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Smith Dr. Smith
Neurology
50 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of swelling of the brain from trauma?

What are the symptoms of swelling of the brain from trauma?

Often similar: Focal damage from trauma can have identical symptoms from focal swelling. Diffuse swelling can mimic certain types of brain trauma, especially "diffuse axonal injury". The best way to make the distinction is with mri. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Is swelling of tonsils a symptom of hiv?

Is swelling of tonsils a symptom of hiv?

Tonsils Symptom: HIV: No. Simple as that. There are a number of other common problems such as chlamydia and gonorrhea and other bacterial infections along with seasonal viral issues. Hiv infection does not present with tonsilitis. ...Read more

Dr. Romanth Waghmarae Dr. Waghmarae
Pain Management
35 years in practice
Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand
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What could tingling and feet swelling be a symptom of?

What could tingling and feet swelling be a symptom of?

Feet tingle swelling: There could be many - diabetic neuropathy, heart failure, peripheral neuropathy, vascular flow issues in the foot, excessive alcohol intake, smoking related vascular damage, etc....At your age have it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Richards Dr. Richards
Dentistry - Endodontics
14 years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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Symptoms are toothache and lip swelling, what could this be?

Symptoms are toothache and lip swelling, what could this be?

Abscessed tooth: Sounds like an abscessed tooth should be high on the probability list. Could be other conditions, but a dental abscess is the most likely. See your dentist or find an endodontist and have it evaluated. The sooner the better. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Hauck Dr. Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
35 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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Do symptoms of a fractured hand involve swelling?

Do symptoms of a fractured hand involve swelling?

Yes: Hand fractures are associated with pain, bruising, swelling and if displaced may exhibit rotation or other finger deformities. ...Read more

Dr. Perumunda Sharma Dr. Sharma
Emergency Medicine
44 years in practice
Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Madras, Christian Medical College
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Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

No: The term 'anasarca' means generalized swelling of the body. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Sinha Dr. Sinha
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
49 years in practice
Saurashtra University, C.U. Shah Medical College
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Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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If you don't show signs if clamydia, would you notice the long term symptoms if left untreated for months or years? Pain, swelling, etc?

If you don't show signs if clamydia, would you notice the long term symptoms if left untreated for months or years? Pain, swelling, etc?

Delays are possible,: It is not common, but it is possible for symptoms to remain dormant for many years - as long as 20! but now you need treatment - so get that under control asap. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. David Kornguth Dr. Kornguth
Radiation Oncology
16 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Should accuracy be questioned of us/mammo results when symptoms are present? Ie: new asymmetry on mammo, pain, swelling, "crawling" feeling inside?

Should accuracy be questioned of us/mammo results when symptoms are present? Ie: new asymmetry on mammo, pain, swelling, "crawling" feeling inside?

Mammography: Sensation you describe do not mean there is a breast cancer. Breast cancers rarely present with the sensations you are describing. Mammography is one of the best tools available to find even very small pre-cancerous lesions. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Zimon Dr. Zimon
Internal Medicine
55 years in practice
Harvard Medical School
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I just went to the toilet and went to flush there was a tiny black bug crawling around I have also had symptoms of itching and swelling is this crabs?

I just went to the toilet and went to flush there was a tiny black bug crawling around I have also had symptoms of itching and swelling is this crabs?

Unlikely: Crabs or Pubic lice are VERY VEY tiny usually clear (no color) or white...That bug was probably an "incidental" creature from outside your bathroom! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy?

Besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy?

Depends on cause: Dropsy is a term for generalized edema. It may be due to heart failure, liver and kidney disease, malnutrition etc. Other symptoms depend on the underlying pathology and may included respiratory trouble, jaundice, uremia etc. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Corrado Dr. Corrado
Family Medicine
37 years in practice
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Meningitis is swelling of meninges. What causes the symptoms of meningitis? What is the swelling affecting?

Meningitis is swelling of meninges. What causes the symptoms of meningitis? What is the swelling affecting?

Inflamed membanes: Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It is usually due to an infectious agent, like a bacteria, virus or fungus. It can also rarely be caused by drugs. Symptoms often include fever, headache, stiff neck and sleepiness or lethargy. An evaluation of the cause is needed to guide treatment, which may involve antibiotics as well as supportive care. ...Read more

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Dr. Rodney Pollary Dr. Pollary
Pediatrics
43 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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What's d differences between mumps and tonsils swelling?? What is d symptoms of mumps??

What's d differences between mumps and tonsils swelling??  What is d symptoms of mumps??

Mumps: Mumps is a specific viral infection of the parotid gland which lies just forward of the ear. Symptoms are swelling, pain and fever. Tonsils are the the throat and are lymphatic tissues. Symptoms of tonsillitis are fever and sore throat. Tonsillitis can be caused by viruses or strep. Antibiotics only treat strep so both infections if viral must run their course of a week plus. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Itchy swelling on my belly button?

Navel: The navel may itch due to yeast infection, contact dermatitis (soaps, lotions or piercings), eczema, hives, and stretching of skin during pregnancy. Bacterial infection is another possible cause. Umbilical hernia can be a reason for ^'ed protrusion. ...Read more

Dr. William Goldstein Dr. Goldstein
Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Rarely, but can be: If the swelling is only from a small stye, then usually not a big deal, and hot compresses can help. Rarely, swelling can be a sign of serious infection around the eye. Especially in children, this must be approached as an urgent situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Randall Bock Dr. Bock
General Practice
years in practice
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What illness showing symptoms of blood swelling from eye ?

What illness showing symptoms of blood swelling from eye  ?

Not an illness: If there is the appearance of blood at the eye, most likely it is a "sub conjunctival hemorrhage" which is not necessarily a sign of any disease. This can occur spontaneously, upon rupture of one of the very small arteries lining the surface of the eyeball. ...Read more

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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