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pain in abdomen and a knot felt just above the belly button

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Get checked : It could be a hernia or something else- needs to be checked out.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Wound still healing: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal via scope) requires several incisions/holes, one of which is through the belly-button (see picture). ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
A hernia: See your doctor to make sure you don't have an incarcerated hernia.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities: There are numerous possibilities including a cyst or a small umbilical hernia among others. Have a doctor look at it for a definitive answer.
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Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Hernia: It could be a small umbilical hernia.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Normal: uterine stretching sensations- do not worry.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: Feeling a knot of tightness near the belly button... Probably not in the skin, so the next layer is the muscle... Maybe a muscle strain from sit-ups o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Umbilical henia: You could have a hernia which can pop out then go back in if you press it. Please go to your doc for full exam. If you do have hernia evantually you w ... Read More
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
May be a hernia: You may have an umbilical hernia. You should see your physician for an evaluation. The hernia may need to be reduced if it is painful. After being ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hernia?: You need to be examined. This could be an umbilical hernia (belly button hernia).
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