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A 34-year-old male asked:

What would be the cause of firm area around stomach? ive been working out so its possible its my abs. but im very overweight (bmi is 29). can upper abdomen be firm but not hard from fat? or is this something more serious?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a doctor. If it is not hurting you may watch and wait to see if losing weight resolves the matter. Wish you good health!

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