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Belly is hard around belly button only.

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belly is hard around belly button only.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 9 years ago.
Any other problem like pain, redness, rash etc?
How long has this been going on?
Dr. Gupta
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Need more information. In morning when i'm laying down my stomach is flat except around my belly button. It is hard just around beey button. By the end of the day my whole stomach is bloated. The symptoms had just started about 1 week ago.
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 9 years ago.
Sounds like abdominal distension that may be due to possible gaseous distension. Things that need to be considered include stomach infection, colitis, reflux, gastritis, aerophagia (swallowing air), worm infestations (giardia), gall bladder disease, fluid in the abdomen, constipation etc.
For a larger list of causes see here
I would advise a visit to your physician since many conditions can be ruled out by a physical examination and certain tests as needed may be done to manage you apropriately,
Dr. Gupta
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Gaurav Gupta's Post: no I do not accept. You asked a question not answer. My simptoms have passed. You did not answer my question.
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 9 years ago.
An accept is completely discretionary, if you felt that the expert has spent time with you in trying to find an answer to your problem.
I had provided a reply with the list of possible causes too,
I am happy that you are feeling better,
Dr. Gupta