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Pain in belly button, fever, vomiting. CAT scan normal. Tubal ligation done. Treatment?

severe pain in belly button accompanied by fever and some vomiting . i have has a tubal 7 years ago. had a ct scan done and was told everything was normal. had no appendicitis and no kidney stones . i am 30 and doctors cant seem to figure out what is going on. i have four children and cant hardly get around because the pain in my belly button is so bad. plz help me. what do you think this is?
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Hi, thanks for using health care magic

There is a condition called infected urachal cyst which can sometimes present with abdominal pain, fever and vomiting.
There is a connection between the bladder and umbilicus which is normally closed off after birth, in some persons it closes off incompletely and a cyst develops. This cyst can become infected.
It is normally treated by incision and drainage of the area.

Hope this helps,
Answered: Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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