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I have had pain and tenderness directly above my bellybutton

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I have had pain and tenderness directly above my bellybutton for about a week now. Any cause for concern?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

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Is there any swelling?

Do you have any change in bowel movement?

Can be muscular if no other symptoms.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Swelling and bowel changes anything i need to b concerned about?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

If you have swelling and bowel changes, then that suggests an incarcerated ventral hernia.

This is considered surgical emergency and should be addressed in the ER soon.

Best wishes