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I have a hard pea sized lump that can only be felt by putting my finger in my bellybutton. It's painful and it just started yesterday. Any idea?

I have a hard pea sized lump that can only be felt by putting my finger in my bellybutton.  It's painful and it just started yesterday.  Any idea?

Nodules: It may be a little infected cyst. I would apply moist heat snd this should cause it to come to a head and discharge. If it persists I would see a doctor ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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I have a lump behind my belly button and is very painful to touch.?

I have a lump behind my belly button and is very painful to touch.?

"Omphalitis": is a term referring to an inflammed cyst in the "left over" from the umbilical cord when you were born! See a General Surgeon for an opinion as to treatment options. In the meantime DO NOT "POKE" at it ..this only makes it worse! Apply HEAT ..... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Lump in my stomach. About 2 in long. 2 inches above my belly button slightly to the left. Will rise to the surface and become visible. Then when mashed it's painful and will move.

Lump in my stomach. About 2 in long. 2 inches above my belly button slightly to the left. 
Will rise to the surface and become visible. Then when mashed it's painful and will move.

Possible Hernia: By your description it sounds as if you may have a ventral hernia. I would like to know if you ever had any surgery in the past, including laparoscopic surgery. Frequently, with laparoscopic surgery a small incision is made around the umbilicus (belly button) and it is not uncommon that a piece of omentum (fat from inside the bell) or bowel could get caught. I would recommend a surgical evaluation ...Read more

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Lump on my belly button looks like a hernia lump is soft not painful ?

Lump on my belly button looks like a hernia lump is soft not painful
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If could be a: hernia but an in-person medical evaluation will be required to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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