If you feel pain when pressure is applied around the umbilicus, this may indicate serious danger. What, was told by the oncologist proctologist and Elena Smirnova.
According to him, this pain may indicate the formation of a diverticulum or a kind of pockets in the small intestine.
Food when moving along the gastrointestinal tract gets into this pocket, and there it can begin its decay. As a result, we feel characterized by pain with pressure on the umbilical area.
Complications can occur bleeding, obstruction, and neoplasms.
Smirnov explained that in severe cases can only help the operation. The pocket cut, and the damaged intestine is then sutured. But even if the situation is not complicated by inflammation, the patient should be sent for histological examination.