Q. Is it normal to have pain around the belly button after eating food?

Answered by
Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
Published on Sep 11, 2019

Hello doctor,

I feel pain after eating some food around the belly button. Sometimes, it feels warm also around belly button and itching as well and tastes come from mouth what I ate. So, I want to know what is happeing with me.

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Internal Medicine
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

You may be suffering from acute gastritis with acid reflux. Pain around the belly button may be due to small bowel infection or belly button pain. Until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is. Use tablet Nexium 40 mg before breakfast for one week. Avoid spicy food and alcohol consumption. If symptoms are not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly. Take care.

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