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Molly Maloof, MD

Director of Clinical Content


I been having all the symptoms of appendicitis and even my belly button hurting but all these symptoms have gone away and my belly button doesnt hurt at all really anymore . what does this mean ?
  • Female | 18 years old
  • Complaint duration: 14 days
  • Medications: no
  • Conditions: no

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Acute appendicitis is a medical emergency that requires surgery. I am not certain your original diagnosis is correct. I recommend you get an evaluation by your primary care physician (MD or DO), general surgeon, or gastroenterologist to obtain a proper evaluation and treatment plan.
One reason: You may overused your abdomen's muscles and had a pain producing spasms. After period of time, it was relaxed and restored healthy functions. You may check your family doctor or just enjoy pain-free life.
Dmitriy Greenberg
Appendicitis can mimic other intestinal infections and pelvic inflammatory disease and symptoms can come and go. The best thing to do is get a CT scan and see what is really wrong. Again always see a physician if you have pain.
Acute appendicitis can appear to go away - but in reality, it has not. I strongly encourage you to see a provider today. They will run very simple bloodwork to see if white blood cells are elevated. They will listen to your abdomen and examine you thoroughly.

Occasionally, women feel as though they have appendicitis, but in fact have a tubal pregnancy. It is important to call your doctor's office, tell them your symptoms and ask to be seen.