A member asked:

My husband has been having pain on his belly button and he feels a lump on the side of his stomach on the left side what is going on with him?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. George T Tsai answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Hernia: Painful lump at or around the umbilicus is usually a hernia, especially if it gets worse with coughing, lifting, straining... Easy to fix but he should get checked to be safe.

Answered 2/1/2018


Dr. Andres Katz answered

Specializes in Surgery - Vascular

Umbilical hernia: Get a surgical opinion, might need a ct scan to elucidate the source of pain.

Answered 8/20/2016



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