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A 42-year-old female asked:

I am 42 and i recently felt a small lump just above my belly button that was sore to the touch i also had a bowel movement and found bright red blood?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Belly button: You could possibly have an ulcer but you may have another polyp.Consult your doctor or gastroenterologist for immediate evaluation.
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
See a doctor: You need a full evaluation. Cannot begin to diagnose this, but it is imperative that you see somebody and have these issues addressed soon. Blood in stool is often from hemorrhoids or anal fissures but may also suggest cancer or other inflammatory illnesses. Go soon and good luck.
Last updated Sep 12, 2013

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