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A 28-year-old male asked:

I've noticed a small lump recently under the skin. size of pea 2 inches below my belly button. there is no pain, but today i wanted to poo but can't.

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Lump: The lump sounds like it is subcutaneous, meaning just under the skin. This should not have an impact on your bowels or cause constipation. For the constipation, try a stool softener and keep yourself hydrated, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.
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