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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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been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

 been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

Evaluation: hi, there is no way anyone could tell you what exactly going on with u without a thorough history and physical examination, please see ur MD for evaluation, it could be just muscle pain, Urinary tract infection, ovarian cyst among other things. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain that can be sharp in my left abdomen right under my ribs. I also have a clear liquid coming from my belly button. What is this?

I have a throbbing pain that can be sharp in my left abdomen right under my ribs. I also have a clear liquid coming from my belly button. What is this?

Examination needed: Clear liquid from belly button is not a common complaint, surgery recently? Family history of imflamatory bowel disease? Get abdominal pain checked out immediately. Left sided belly pain can be as simple as constipation, but you need a plan based on a good examination. ...Read more

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The past week I've had a dull throbbing pain on the left side of my body a cpl. inches below my belly button. Pain is worse while urinating.Thoughts?

The past week I've had a dull throbbing pain on the left side of my body a cpl. inches below my belly button. Pain is worse while urinating.Thoughts?

Bladder infection: See your PCM or go to an Urgent Care to have your urine checked for infection. There are also some over the counter Urine tests that you can use to detect bladder infections - if positive (abnormal), you will need antibiotic treatment. If the urine tests are normal (negative), additional tests for a GYN or GI (gut) problem should be performed. ...Read more

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It feels as if my belly button is throbbing and something is pressing on it. No pain at all. Signs of something serious?

It feels as if my belly button is throbbing and something is pressing on it. No pain at all. Signs of something serious?

Probably not, if new: It if just started and you have no other symptoms it is probably no big deal. Sometimes docs don't know why folks have some sensations or symptoms, if minor. (We usually know when symptoms could serious though!) With any change in your bodies functioning, if it is not uncomfortable and lasts briefly, wait it out. If it lasts more than a few hours or days or other symptoms appear see a doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly button hurts? Throbbing feeling

What does it mean when your belly button hurts? Throbbing feeling

You : You may have a umbilical hernia. This means that a part of your intestines may have come through a defect into your umbilicus(belly button) thus causing pain. You will need your doctor to examine you and possibly order an us if this is suspected. If so, you may need surgical intervention. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having a throbbing, pulsating pain 7mm to the left of my belly button. Is it cancer? 

I am having a throbbing, pulsating pain 7mm to the left of my belly button. Is it cancer? 

Likely not: See your doctor for pains that do not go away or are worrisome. It may be something as simple as gas pain, but could also represent a host of other medical problems that your doctor should help you with. ...Read more

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I have had a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen and it itches too, if that makes sense. It feels like the itch is internal. ?

I have had a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen and it itches too, if that makes sense.  It feels like the itch is internal. ?

RLQ pain /itch: Itch can be a sign of pain. RLQ abnormalities can be ovarian, or gastrointestinal including appendix or even stone/ UTI. Would follow up today at doc/urgent care get U/A may need imaging sonogram or Ct ot evaluate ovary/ appendix ...Read more

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I have had throbbing pain in lower right abdomen all day. No other major symptoms..did have a good bit to drink last night could this be the cause ?

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Maybe (not) . . .: Drinking to excess is never a good idea. But when someone complains of right lower quadrant pain, we always worry about appendicitis, especially if nausea/vomiting, fevers/sweats/chills, pain w/movement, pain that originally started around belly button. Check out http://goo.gl/ZXUKR3 & http://goo.gl/EiE7Nv. Then see your GP or go to A&E if symptoms worsen/progress. ...Read more

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My boyfriend was awakened last night with throbbing pain so bad he was in tears. This pain was down the left side of his abdomen and into his groin.

Acute Pain: Pain is never managed on the internet. Acute pain as you describe it seems to be the very definition of when one is to go see their physician. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen. What is it?

I have a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen. What is it?

More specific: Information would be helpful here, but a full history and exam will likely be needed to sort this out. ...Read more

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What could be causing the throbbing pain in my lower left abdomen it come and goes for about 3 months?

What could be causing the throbbing pain in my lower left abdomen it come and goes for about 3 months?

See ur doctor: multiple potential causes for chronic/recurrent lower left abd pain incl. ovarian/endometrial probs, kidney stones, diverticular disease/constipation, recurrent urinary tract infection. As many of these are treatable/reversible, see ur MD. More info needed but red flags requiring urgent attention incl. blood, fever, worse pain, wgt loss. Happy to consult further and review results of tests so far ...Read more

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I am a bit unsure where to go but came here as a last resort. For about 6 months now I have had on and off throbbing pain in my lower left abdomen?

Go to the Doctor: You need a thorough medical exam. If your physician is not finding the cause then I would suggest a GI specialist given this symptom is most likely in the colon. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days I have had a throbbing pain in my upper abdomen right below/around the left side of my ribcage. What could it be?

For the past couple of days I have had a throbbing pain in my upper abdomen right below/around the left side of my ribcage. What could it be?

Abdomen/thorax pain: Most likely if this is a musculoskeletal injury it sounds like an abdominal muscle/rib cage muscle strain. This is usually caused from a twisting injury of the ribcage/upper torso. (commonly seemingly elliptical training with use of arms on the machine). If other abdominal complaints occur or begin to arise ( diarrhea, constipation etc) then a thorough exam of the abdomen is recommended. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing pain in abdomen/uterus?

What causes throbbing pain in abdomen/uterus?

Infection: Throbbing pain in lower abdomen can be caused most commonly by infection of female organs, or surrounding bowel such as appendix or colon. If pain persist see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a throbbing pain on my lower left side of my abdomen?

What can cause a throbbing pain on my lower left side of my abdomen?

Many possibilities: Common Causes of Left Lower Quadrant abdominal pain include: Cystitis, prostatitis, Pelvic inflammatory disease, constipation, Rectal abscesses, bowel obstruction, urinary tract infections, ovarian cysts in women, and pregnancy. If the pain persists for more than a couple of days, or if it becomes severe, see Your PCP. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in my left abdomen that started in the middle of the night and hasn't stopped. Not painful just very annoying. Is this urgent?

I have a throbbing pain in my left abdomen that started in the middle of the night and hasn't stopped. Not painful just very annoying. Is this urgent?

Could be significant: Any other symptoms? Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, fever, chills, sweats? Did this start after a meal, or just in its own in the middle of the night? Hard to know if it's significant without more information, but could be something like diverticulitis or gastritis. ...Read more

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I"ve been having throbbing pain in the area of my kidneys with pain that feels like it is shooting through my abdomen. I am not constipated. ?

Abdominal pain : There could be many causes for abdominal pain as there are many organs inside. If symptoms persist you should contact doctor and have some tests done ...Read more

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I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

Hard to say: Because the abdominal region has many organs inside the abdominal cavity, it would be hard to answer your question without the benefit of examining you. I strongly suggest that you see your primary care physician and if appropriate refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more