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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Abdominal Lump (Overview)

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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

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Abdominal Lump (Overview)

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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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Best treatment for an abdominal mass?

Best treatment for an abdominal mass?

Depends: Depends on mass. If it is simple lipoma, italy not need anything done. If hernia, it may need to b fixed. If cancer, it may need to be cut out and chemo etc. U need to c a doctor to find out what it is b4 making a plan for treatment. ...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 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

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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?

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?

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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I am experiencing abdominal lump that can move to right or left side and feeling nauseous?

I am experiencing abdominal lump that can move to right or left side and feeling nauseous?

YOu need a: "hands on " examination however I will venture a "thought"...At 22 if you are relatively thin...you could be feeling BOWEL CONTENTS which actually do move from the right to left side over hours or days!
Just a thought...get that exam!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal lump. The following also describes me: Abdominal mass. What should I do?

I am experiencing abdominal lump. The following also describes me: Abdominal mass. What should I do?

Hard to say: Without more information but would recommend seeing your doctor to get a better idea what is going on and have an exam. ...Read more

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How to treat an abdominal lump bursting inside skin?

How to treat an abdominal lump bursting inside skin?

See your MD: An abdominal lump bursting into your skin really needs to be evaluated by a physician. This could represent many things depending on location, size, and other factors. ...Read more

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Movable abdominal lump? 23 year old female who 2 months ago gave birth to a large baby, only noticed it since given birth, painless but large?

Movable abdominal lump? 23 year old female who 2 months ago gave birth to a large baby, only noticed it since given birth, painless but large?

"abd lump"?: A "moveable abdominal lump" which is superficial to the internal contents of the abdomen is probably a lipoma which was present during pregnancy but not obvious secondary to the size of the uterus with the abdominal distention. See your OB provider for an exam to be certain. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal lump. Just on the top of my ribs on the left side there is two very small lumps, like two little BB pellets under my skin?

I am experiencing abdominal lump. Just on the top of my ribs on the left side there is two very small lumps, like two little BB pellets under my skin?

Unfortunately it is: Impossible to diagnose lumps, bumps or rashes over the internet because we cannot examine you (them.) There are any of a number of benign but also potentially serious conditions that could present this way. You need to see a health care professional for evaluation and examination. ...Read more

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What is an abdominal mass?

See below: An abdominal mass is something in the abdominal cavity that is enlarged and does not belong there. There are many causes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of an abdominal mass?

Symptoms of an abdominal mass?

Pressure-Related: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc.). Symptoms vary with the cause & location of the mass and its rate of growth. In general, if pushing against other organs, pain is common (although, slow growing tumors can reach large sizes while "flying under the radar"). ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an abdominal mass?

How to tell if I have an abdominal mass?

Tough: It is hard for u to tell unless u examined ur self regularly like breast exam and then u can notice a change. U have to c a professional to be examined to c if what u feel is truly a mass. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of abdominal mass?

Growth in the: Abdomen and possibly pain. Depends on we're it is and what's causing it. ...Read more

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Usual complications that occur from having a abdominal mass?

Usual complications that occur from having a abdominal mass?

Need More Info: An abdominal mass can be due to many different diseases, some trivial, others life threatening (hernia, cancer, benign tumor, aneurysm, infection, etc.). Without knowing the specific diagnosis, it's impossible to describe complications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Right sided abdominal mass?

What is the definition or description of: Right sided abdominal mass?

Abnormal structure: This means there is something abnormal on a physical exam (doctor can feel the abnormality) or something seen on an imaging study, such as an Xray or CT scan. This abnormality occupies space, it has physical dimensions, unlike something like an abnormal blood test. Many possible causes, fluid collection, intestine distended with gas, most serious would be a cancer. ...Read more

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I have an abdominal mass on my left side. Who should I seek help from?

I have an abdominal mass on my left side. Who should I seek help from?

Medical doctor: U should c ur medical doctor. They can often diagnose what it is. They will also need to give u referral to a specialist, i.E, general surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does myoma grow like an abdominal mass?

Why does myoma grow like an abdominal mass?

Re-phrase: Please rephrase the question. I (and likely others) aren't sure what you are asking. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a cancerous abdominal mass?

How can I tell if I have a cancerous abdominal mass?

See a doctor: You are young to get cancer or to be concerned about such, and I do not know what you are feeling or what your specific concerns are. Cancers may have no symptoms at all for a long tine period. Would need to see a doctor for a physical examination. ...Read more

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What is a abdominal mass? Usually means a tumor, right?

What is a abdominal mass? Usually means a tumor, right?

Not necessarily.: "mass" is a vague term often used to describe a lump found on physical examination. Possible causes include those arising from the abdominal wall or from within the abdominal cavity. This finding warrants a more detailed search, which may include an ultrasound +/- a ct of the abdomen. As we like to say, "walk before you run": don't reach too many conclusions until your doctor completes their eval. ...Read more