A 44-year-old member asked:
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i gave birth about 2 months ago and i have a lump on top of my belly button. now i'm scared, should i go to my doctor to check it out?

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Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: If you are concerned and this is a new finding definitely get it checked out, could be hernia or another problem.
Answered on Jul 26, 2013

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