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Small lump in abdomen.. What is this?

Small lump in abdomen.. What is this?

Need more clues: The 2 most common lumps of the abdominal wall that i see include hernias and lipomas. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which a sac can protrude, sometimes containing fat or even intestine. These are most common in the groin, belly button, or upper midline. Lipomas are fatty tumors that can occur anywhere on the abdominal wall. If you see your doctor, they should solve this easily. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Yes: A patient that feels a moving pulsating lump in the abdomen should seek immediate medical attention. The primary concern is that of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (enlargement of the main artery in the abdomen). ...Read more

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If I am thin can I feel an enlarged iliac lymph node? I feel a lump in abdomen in between belly button and hip bone. I do not feel it on other side.

No: even if you are thin iliac nodes are not palpable. Too deep. Inguinal nodes can be easily palpated- that's in the groin. Also, there other causes for bumps in the belly. Depends which side and location. You could feel enlarged ovarian cyst if you are really skinny. Can feel your own colon on left side - especially if full of poop, and so on. ...Read more

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I have a seeping abdominal lump. What could it be?

I have a seeping abdominal lump. What could it be?

Infection possibly: There are a broad range of possibilities. If its at the skin surface and seeping it could possibly be an infection-folliculitis/cellulitis. If it is an infection treatment options range from antibiotics to drainage of the area. If the "mass" is deeper it can be a lymph nice which again has a broad range of possibilities ranging from infection to lymphoma. ...Read more

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What could a small abdominal lump be?

What could a small abdominal lump be?

See your doctor: It could be anything as simple as a hernia or it could be serious. Your doctor can put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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What could cause a weird abdominal lump ?

What could cause a weird abdominal lump ?

Do not know...: Where the lump my be that you are describing. Possibilities include fatty lipoma under the skin, some type of hernia, or less likely an internal growth that pushes outward. Would need to have a physical examination with your doctor. ...Read more

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How to deal with an abdominal lump and pain?

How to deal with an abdominal lump and pain?

Examination: You should see your doctor for a physical examination. Hernias and lipomas are some causes of lumps, depending on where they are located. ...Read more

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Best way to treat an abdominal lump and pain?

Doctor : There are so many possibilities from benign (nothing too bad) to really bad and life threatening. Please go c a doctor. ...Read more

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What is a seeping abdominal lump?

What is a seeping abdominal lump?

AbdominalWallAbscess: I can only speculate that what you are referring to is an abscess of the abdominal wall. Common causes include infected inclusion cysts or folliculitis. In what context are you asking? ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Abdominal Lump (Definition)

Abdominal lump is a symptom in which a person has a lump in his tummy that can be seen, felt on exam, or both. Some causes of lumps are enlarged organs, new tumors, and excessive stool ...Read more