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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

Surely: Surely you know we can't answer your question without an examination. What you describe as a fatty lump may be something else entirely. Please see your GP for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Have about 10 tiny hard lumps under skin across upper abdomen. Not painful. What might this be?

Likely benign: Tiny lumps under the skin can be due to several things. If these don't move about under the skin when you push on them, they are probably skin cysts. IF they are deep in the skin and feel squishy, they may be noncancerous fatty growths called lipomas. If they move about under the skin and you think they are growing, then I suggest being seen to make sure that they are not lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Lumps under skin on both sides of abdomen, what to do?

Lumps under skin on both sides of abdomen, what to do?

Well, most likely: the only way to obtain an accurate assessment will be via actual medical assessment. This will allow for visualization and palpation. ...Read more

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Small lumps right under skin on sides of abdomen and upper arms. What could it be?

Possibly lipomas: which are benign fatty masses. These can occur anywhere, are localized and occasionally even tender. You may want to see your family physician for a check up to see exactly what they are. ...Read more

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I have 2 marble sized hard lumps under skin of stomach. One by my rib and one under rib, same side. Doctor says not worry. What could it be?

Marbles: The differential diagnosis on what you describe is so lengthy and variable that a short answer will not suffice. However, the worst thing you could do is ignore these findings. The best thing you could do is get an opinion from another physician (not associated with your physician) just to make sure. This doesn't mean your physician is wrong. It just means if you are asking us you are concerned. ...Read more

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