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I have a small lump above my belly button

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
33 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: It might be a hernia or the beginning of diastasis recti. A surgeon can evaluate and remedy the problem.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Any change?: Hello! Has that lump changed in any way during this time? The fact that is movable makes me think about a lipoma, benign tumor and not related to your ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should have: your surgeon take a look at it, if you are concerned about your post op status. Sometime, especially in men, a condition called diastasis can mimic h ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
?hernia: Have your doctor look at it. Once you know what it is you will know what to do. Some hernias can be left and some need to be fixed. If it is a node it ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Urachal cyst?: It seems likely you have a urachal (also called umbilical) cyst, a minor congenital anomaly. It should be corrected, which is a fairly minor surgical ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Press: The important question is "why are you pressing a belly button"? If there is a good reason could you please let me know.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Umbilical hernia: Especially if it gurgles or makes a squishy sound if you try to push it in.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
When lumps and bumps: change in character (i.e. become painful) it is always a worrisome issue. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?umbilical hernia: This may still be an umbilical hernia. Can you push the lump in? Does it protrude when bearing down with your abdominal muscles? To be sure, have your ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Belly button: You could possibly have an ulcer but you may have another polyp.Consult your doctor or gastroenterologist for immediate evaluation.
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