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What Causes Pain And Swelling Around Belly Button
I had my gallbladder removed through my belly button. My belly is swelling where the gallbladder use to be. Is that cause for concern?
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
Have had hernia above belly button since I was baby, 38 now. Would that cause abdominal swelling day after abdominal workout?
Can varicocele be caused as a result of an umbilical hernia. Have a small, soft painless lump in belly button and pain/swelling of veins in testicles.?
No: One is not related to the other. ...Read more
What part of my organs is located to the right of my belly button and what could local hardening/swelling mean?
Hernia, Appendix,: The sensation you are having could be many different things. It could be a hernia, or a lipoma – which is a benign fatty tumor under the skin, appendix –. Unlikely because it would be very painful, abscess or cellulitis- a skin infection that requires prompt attention & antibiotics. If the skin is red, swollen then it is a skin infection. In this case you need to see a doctor promptly. ...Read more
I have a small area of swelling a couple inches to the left of my belly button with no pain, just a bulge. What could this be?
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more
Infection/bleeding: Get checked by pmd.Get a more detailed answer ›
Swelling above belly button after gaulbladder removal but keyhole wounds are fine it's red and swollen?
Had an op 1week ago on a hernia. How long does it take for the swelling to go down. It was in my belly button?
It shoukd be better: By now. See the surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.
I have a slight swelling redness just above my belly button...pain when stretching. Otherwise no pain...i am 32 yes male?
I found a movable soft swelling 2cm below belly button right side I have to press hard to feel. Bowel? Very worried. Any advice? Benign reasons?
Tingiling vibrationsensation in right stomach next to belly button no pain no swelling nothing? Any worries?
Ned to see doctor: Have to see a doctor for examination and tests to find the cause. Then you don't have to worry ...Read more
I have a pea sized mass on my stomach about 1 to 2 inches to the left of my belly button that is noticeable only to touch. No pain or swelling?
There are an awful: Lot of potential diagnoses for your findings. Most of them are harmless. Unfortunately you can't be diagnosed over the internet without an examination and perhaps some testing. Seek the evaluation of a local health care provider. ...Read more
My daughter, 6, has a swollen, red belly button, at the outside of it, warm to the touch and itchs a lot. It's completely close due to swelling.
Luq pain just below where ribs stop left of belly button 3-4" then up 1-3" swelling after meals there hurts. Had this come and go about a year now.
H pylori: Your postprandial pain, pain after meals, may be from Helicobacter Pylori an organism that causes ulcers. Take Zantac (ranitidine) 150 see a gastroenterology get h. Pylori test for ulcers then get scoped if needed your GI will tell you if she wants to drive a camera into your stomach to see and maybe biopsy. Good luck. ...Read more
Had my belly button pierced 5 months ago, all of a sudden slight bleeding and yellowish pus no pain or redness or swelling
Infection: Even in the absence of redness I consider this to be an infection in the navel. Treat this with warm soaks, pat dry and apply an antibacterial ointment like neosporin. Wipe the surrounding skin with rubbing alcohol to prevent spread of bacteria there. If surrounding redness, swelling, fever, chills or continuing draining of pus occurs, see your physician for treatment. ...Read more
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