A 39-year-old female asked:
I have a lump in my stomach right in the middle of my chest below my breasts. it is painful and hard to the touch. i feel really bloated for no reason?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Painful "lump" ?: If the "painful lump" is in the midline below the rib cage, it may be an umbilical hernia with trapped fat or even small intestine. See a general surgeon for evaluation.
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Last updated May 2, 2019
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