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feels like a lump in my stomach

A male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Tightness : Tightness in the stomach is a very vague symptom and can be a sign of many different things, for example gastointestinal issues (gas, viral infection) ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Pregnancy test: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by the ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your OB: As you should follow your ob;s advice most likely u have what is called a hiatal hernia and u may have to get on meds and modify your diet, so plea ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Lumps and Bumps: This is probably an abdominal wall hernia or an umbilical hernia... Or a lipoma. His family doctor should be able to sort this out easily.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in my stomach p: Possible but unlikely as the rib is soft and deep. Imaging studies will help clarify what this is. Ge checked. Don't mess around.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many f ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lump: Not sure exactly what you mean, but may be small muscular hernia. Also consider liver, spleen, or gall bladder.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Hernia: Perhaps the most serious problem would be an hernia that is being pinched by the abdominal wall. If the bowel is pinched one can become constipated as ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Umbilical hernia: This sounds like a small hernia. Is there pain and/or tenderness? If so, have it checked soon. Can it be pushed back in? If so there is no urgency, bu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: You sign off of the internet and make an appointment for an evaluation at your doctor's office.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable hernia: A changeable or moveable lump in this area sounds like an umbilical hernia. If it's tender or you're not able to push it back inward, you need to be e ... Read More
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