What organ is behind your belly button?
The pancreas is a long, thin organ located behind the stomach, in the upper left side of the abdomen. It produces enzymes to aid in digestion. If the pancreas becomes inflamed, the condition is known as pancreatitis.
How do you relieve stomach pain around the belly button?
Common home remedies and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines include:
- Eat less food.
- Take small amounts of baking soda.
- Use lemon and/or lime juice.
- Start a BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast) for a day or so for symptom relief.
- Don’t smoke or drink alcohol.
Can ulcers cause navel pain?
In some cases ulcers don’t cause any symptoms. The most common ulcer symptom is a dull or burning pain in your belly between your breastbone and your belly button (navel). This pain often occurs around meal times and may wake you up at night. It can last from a few minutes to a few hours.
Why is my belly hurting?
Abdominal pain can be caused by many conditions. However, the main causes are infection, abnormal growths, inflammation, obstruction (blockage), and intestinal disorders. Infections in the throat, intestines, and blood can cause bacteria to enter your digestive tract, resulting in abdominal pain.
How do I know if my pancreas is inflamed?
Chronic pancreatitis signs and symptoms include: Upper abdominal pain. Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating. Losing weight without trying….Symptoms
- Upper abdominal pain.
- Abdominal pain that radiates to your back.
- Tenderness when touching the abdomen.
- Rapid pulse.
When should I go to the doctor for stomach pain?
If your abdominal pain is severe or if it is accompanied by any of the following symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible: Nausea, fever, or the inability to keep food down for several days. Bloody stools. Difficulty breathing.