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Worried Hardening Belly
Starting about 4" below my belly button I've noticed my stomach looks bigger/bloated. What are possible causes?
Very sore bloated feeling in abdomen , heart rate increased under belly button tender what could be causing this?
Irritation/infection: The redness signifies either irritation or infection. The former could be from allergy to clothing. If the area is itchy try applying a cortisone type ointment. If the reddened area burns or feels warm,apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin. If redness spreads, see your physician as oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Very distended belly, area around belly button is hard and lumpy and i've been having irregular bowel movements (not constipation). Any insight?
Hard belly sticking out(pot belly).Iv always had a belly like that.Its hard&sticks out when standing&flat laying. Visceral fat or weak muscles?
Belly fat?: Good question. The answer probably depends on your weight, specifically your bmi. The bmi is a calculation based on your weight and height and it its greater than 25 you are considered overweight and your protuberant abdomen is more likely belly fat. If your bmi is less than 25 then the problem may be weak abdominal muscles. Good luck! ...Read more
5 months I have experienced abdominal bloating, 'hard' central abdomen (5cm radius around belly button), very painful to touch, oily stools and gas?
Painful abdominal cramping high middle of abdomen, fantom "baby kicks", hardened abdomen, tubal ligation & gallbladder removed years ago. ANY idea?
Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Scar right above belly button from laparoscopic gall bladder surgery 4 years ago. Suddenly scar is bulging when prev was indent. What causes this?
Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more
Heaviness lower abdomen w/ on/off pain right side near belly button. stomach felt heavy like air was circulating inside; irreg mens. Mom had ovarian C?
Needs to be seen: Needs to be seen for proper evaluation. Sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Having a gurgling feeling under left breast, sternum area. Not painful but scared! Possible blood clot or blockage in heart!? Freaking out.....
Symptoms: What you describe does not sound heart related. It also does not sound vascular. It is more likely gut or bronchial related. ...Read more
Belly button: Sounds like you have an infection. Please go in to see someone today before it becomes more severe. ...Read more
My belly is tad overweight but when i push down i feel "squishy like lumps" under skin is this belly fat or concerning? I've had ct's before and normal
Probably ok but: It sounds like it may be benign fatty tumors. Although just to be safe may want to get checked out by your physician. ...Read more
I have swollen neck face 1 yr Thyrod is good Now whole body swelling raised stretch marks below belly button feel like stomach dropped look preg not ?
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