Medical News Today: What causes bellybutton pain during pregnancy?

Bellybutton or navel pain is a common occurrence during pregnancy and has a variety of potential causes. Possible reasons for experiencing bellybutton pain include skin stretching, pressure from the growing uterus, and umbilical hernias. In this article, learn how to get relief and when to see a doctor.
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ConclusionsDiastasis recti is a common pathology with aesthetic and symptomatic problems. Endoscopic surgery allowed us to resolve the parietal defect with plication of recti and placement of preaponeurotic reinforcement prosthesis, increasing the safety of the repair, without entering the abdominal cavity, with a short hospitalization and no complications or recurrence in 3  years.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Background: Management of abdominal pain in a pregnant patient with a history of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass presents unique challenges. Internal hernias are the most common cause of small bowel obstruction after LRYGBP. Internal hernia can result in closed loop obstruction, bowel necrosis, gastric perforation, and death. Presentation: A 29-year-old female 30-week pregnancy with a history of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass 5 years ago. She had a 24 hours of LUQ pain with vomiting. Her pain was attributed initially to UTI.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe HerniaSurge Group has developed these extensive and inclusive guidelines for the management of adult groin hernia patients. It is hoped that they will lead to better outcomes for groin hernia patients wherever they live. More knowledge, better training, national audit and specialization in groin hernia management will standardize care for these patients, lead to more effective and efficient healthcare and provide direction for future research.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 303rd LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere’s best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chunk of FOAM. The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week Kenneth Palmer from Karolinska shares his 30-plus years of ECMO experience in a podcast ...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: LITFL review LITFL R/V Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsRLVs are easily misdiagnosed as inguinal hernias and color Doppler of the inguinal area is the best examination for making the correct diagnosis. Conservative therapy for RLV is beneficial and safe when assured by color Doppler.
Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Looking back on my childhood, there was never really a time I wasn’t unsure of myself. I never thought I was cute enough, smart enough, funny enough or fun enough. In fact, I doubted that any of my playmates actually liked me. On my birthday, I wondered whether my friends would actually show up to my party. And if they did, was it because my parents paid them to come? If so, how much? How much was I worth? Decades later, I realize this was one of the first indications that I suffered from anxiety. Through countless hours of therapy, research and reflection, I have come to understand the many manifestations of anxiet...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Medications Personal Psychotherapy Self-Esteem Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Hypertension overwhelm Panic Attack Paranoia Psychology self-worth Suffering Worry Source Type: blogs
A powerful Instagram post is shedding light on the medical challenges that can follow childbirth and celebrating moms’ scars. Eighteen months ago, Kari Horn gave birth to her son via emergency C-section. Though becoming a parent has been a joyful experience for the Virginia mom, her postpartum journey involved umbilical hernias, more surgery and further complications. While recovering from these complications, Horn posted a striking photo of her abdomen on Instagram to share her story and remind other struggling moms that they are not alone. In the caption, Horn described her photo as one of “the part...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Identifying the etiology of acute pelvic pain in girls is often clinically challenging. Particularly in young girls, it is often difficult to determine if acute pelvic symptoms are originating from a gynecologic source or from a genitourinary or gastrointestinal etiology based on the child ʼs clinical examination alone. Therefore, imaging plays a key role in establishing a diagnosis and in directing medical and surgical treatment. Pediatric gynecologic conditions, which can present acutely with pain or mass or both include ovarian torsion, hematometrocolpos, pelvic inflammatory disea se, inguinal hernias containing an ova...
Source: Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
This article looks at the question "why do some women "bounce back" and others don't when it comes to our abs post baby." Both of the following people did not have the abs they wanted despite doing abdominal exercises. Let's take a deeper look into what causes a pooch belly and diastasis (ab separation) and why some people easily have the abs they want! What is a diastasis? Read about it here, including a step by step diastasis check. Subject #1: "Cameron" Cameron came in to see me for hip pain and didn't know about an abdominal separation. After hearing a complaint of occasional recur...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract Acute abdominal pain accounts for approximately 9% of childhood primary care office visits. Symptoms and signs that increase the likelihood of a surgical cause for pain include fever, bilious vomiting, bloody diarrhea, absent bowel sounds, voluntary guarding, rigidity, and rebound tenderness. The age of the child can help focus the differential diagnosis. In infants and toddlers, clinicians should consider congenital anomalies and other causes, including malrotation, hernias, Meckel diverticulum, or intussusception. In school-aged children, constipation and infectious causes of pain, such as gastroenterit...
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
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