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Is it possible at 5weeks pregnant to feel a ball-like object in your tummy when lying down on your stomach?

Is it possible at 5weeks pregnant to feel a ball-like object in your tummy when lying down on your stomach?

Not the uterus: At 5 weeks, the uterus is only slightly enlarged & you should not be able to feel the top edge until 12 weeks. Unless you have uterine masses (fibroids), multiples, or some other growth; your pregnancy should not be the reason. See your OB & have them check what you're feeling, it could be a small hernia, bowel distension, or a lipoma. Take care. ...Read more

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When I breathe thru my nose I feel a ball like object hitting the back of my nose/throat? Just recently fought off a bad cold but I've never had this.

When I breathe thru my nose I feel a ball like object hitting the back of my nose/throat? Just recently fought off a bad cold but I've never had this.

Swollen...: Adenoid or uvual, the little things that hangs off your palate in the back of your throat. If you had a cold, these tissues can swell up alot. Then, dpending on your position and air flow through the area, tey are slightly mobile and can give you the feeling you describe. May help to gargle with salt water if uvula is swollen, and ensure lots of humiditiy in environment ot prevent more irritation. ...Read more

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Frequent movement, nausea, pain, ball like object that I can feel moving around. I've taken multiple pregnancy test they are negative. On birth control?

Frequent movement, nausea, pain, ball like object that I can feel moving around. I've taken multiple pregnancy test they are negative. On birth control?

Need to examine: It could be due to many issues, but mainly it seems to be movement of gas in the intestine. You may wish to alter your diet to reduce beans and other indigestible sugars. Reducing the total intake of food may help. ...Read more

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My two year old has been boobooing at least 3 to 4 times a day. His Booboo is somewhat runny but also little ball like. Is there something wrong?

My two year old has been boobooing at least 3 to 4 times a day. His Booboo is somewhat runny but also little ball like. Is there something wrong?

Toddler's diarrhea: It maybe toddler's diarrhea or even a case of constipation. They can get so constipated that sometimes all that can pass thru is runny stool with some hard balls. Toddler's diarrhea is a phase they go thru, usually last weeks to months but without any fever, weight loss, fussiness. They just have too much simple starch in their diet that they really don't absorb things so well. ...Read more

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My 6 yr olds neck hurts to the touch and has a small ball like knot that moves around when you touch it. Feels swollen some too.

My 6 yr olds neck hurts to the touch and has a small ball like knot that moves around when you touch it. Feels swollen some too.

Common finding: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticeable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They usually return to resting size in 3-4 wks. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. ...Read more

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A ball-like lump keeps appearing and disappearing near my clitoris - what's going on?

A ball-like lump keeps appearing and disappearing near my clitoris - what's going on?

Get examined by GYN: You need to have a GYN MD examine the area to make an accurate determination of your condition as I am not a clairvoyant in this virtual space. ...Read more

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I was wondering are round ball-like stools abnormal?

I was wondering are round ball-like stools abnormal?

Probably fine: Stools can be round and ball-like. If you are concerned about them, you should try to increase the fiber and liquid in your diet. Sometimes even a fiber supplement such as Metamucil would be useful. You probably will see your stools bulk up if you do that. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause a ball- like feeling in my throat?

What could cause a ball- like feeling in my throat?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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Montgomery glands a hard ball like one should I be worried?

Montgomery glands a hard ball like one should I be worried?

Possibly: The glands may be blocked. Try a warm compress to see if they open. If this doesn't work, call your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why when I sit up I feel ball like figures rolling against my rib cage on my left side?

Why when I sit up I feel ball like figures rolling against my rib cage on my left side?

Gas: Gas in your large intestine you will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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Have these small ball like things I can feel under skin. In groin area. Right below waits. This normal? Wat can they be?

Have these small ball like things I can feel under skin. In groin area. Right below waits. This normal? Wat can they be?

Lymph nodes?: Depending on location--if near 'crease' between thigh & belly more likely--they could be lymph nodes. These can swell when infection near by--genital or in leg--or with other medical conditions. Should get examined by your dr / urgent care dr for proper diagnosis and any needed testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

See physician: If you have had this lump for several years and it is getting painful I would highly recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. ...Read more

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I feel a small ball like item inside my belly. It is not painful or doesn't create any problem so far. But I want to know what's this.

I feel a small ball like item inside my belly. It is not painful or doesn't create any problem so far. But I want to know what's this.

Maybe a hernia: Depending on the location, it could be a hernia, a muscle spasm, or a cyst or fatty rumor under the skin. Best to get it checked out by a primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

Get to Dr.: Hopefully is just that you were not familiar with the anatomy of your skull which probably has several lumps and feeling of a mass. Other possibility is lymph node enlargement which could be associated to many conditions. Other masses...Lipomas, skin cysts, hemaromas, etc get examined by dr. ...Read more

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I am passing hard ball like stools per past month. Before its normal. Why?

I am passing hard ball like stools per past month. Before its normal. Why?

Constipation: Generally can result from decreased activity, water intake, fiber and increased dry foods, use of certain medications or drugs like Opioids. Need more information about your diet, life style and medical history ...Read more

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I am passing hard ball like stools per past month. Before its normal. Why?

I am passing hard ball like stools per past month. Before its normal. Why?

Hard stool: Likely constipated. Drink 2-3 liters fluid a day, eat greens (broccoli, spinach, celery, lettuce) sweet potatoes, avocados, and oats/ or lentils/ brown rice a day and see if improves. If persists follow up with gastroenterologist., ...Read more

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Small ball like thing under skin on knee. What could it be? Moves when I touch it. Should I be concerned?

Small ball like thing under skin on knee. What could it be? Moves when I touch it. Should I be concerned?

Prepatellar Bursa: A lump under the skin I've the patella or patellar tendon is more likely due to inflamed bursa. If it is increasing in size or is painful then it needs to be aspirated or removed. Antibiotics are needed if it is infected. ...Read more

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I noticed this small ball like lump under my skin on my upper pubic area. Doesn't hurt unless touched and it moves around a little?

I noticed this small ball like lump under my skin on my upper pubic area. Doesn't hurt unless touched and it moves around a little?

Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running the area under hot water and soap as often as it is convenient should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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I found a small hard but moveable ball like thing on my right uppwr thigh close to my groin area. I need to know if its something serious.

Go to a doctor: You need to be evaluated on person. This, mmay be nothing or something. You may need a biopsy to find out for sure. ...Read more

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I can feel a ball like thing near my left collar bone?

Get it evaluated: This type of mass needs evaluation. It could be minor but there is no way to tell from your description. ...Read more

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I recently noticed red ball like thing in my nose I see it on one side but not much on the other what could it be or is that normal, it dosent hurt.?

I recently noticed red ball like thing in my nose I see it on one side but not much on the other what could it be or is that normal, it dosent hurt.?

Could be normal: It could just be a slightly inflamed area of tissue in the nose - if it does not resolve see your doctor to make sure it does not need excision. ...Read more