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Hello. I'm Dr ChipIs the pain around her belly button?
I asked it the pain was around her belly button
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But I need more information please
Is that protrusion tender and can it easily be pushed back into her abdomen?
And is it stuck--it can't be pushed back in?
Then it doesn't sound incarcerated--stuck
But that still could be the source of her pain
The other possibilities would be diverticulitis--an infection of a small pouch in the colon--or perhaps appendicitis
She needs to see a doctor right away for an exam, blood work and a ct scan of her abdomen
This could well be a surgical situation so she shouldn't try to wait it out
Please let me know if you need any more information
I understand but that's my recommendation
Otherwise she can take some ibuprofen and drink plenty of fluids and rest
My pleasure but let me know how it goes
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