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A 35-year-old female asked:

I coughed repeatedly,causing a pulled muscle in my shoulder &a v painful lump to protrude from my abdomen (hernia?) to the right of my bellybutton.lump &pain both disappeared quickly& im now fine.do i need to see doctor?2 c-secs, last 2.5yrs ago

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Dr. Karina Contreras Lopez
Specializes in General Practice
Hernia: It does sound like a hernia, these tend to manifest after some effort, in this case coughing, and even if it disappeared, you should go see a doctor to get a physical examination. Just to make sure everything is OK.

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