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Fat Lumps Under Skin Stomach
After losing 45 lbs, I have tiny lumps under skin of my abdomen. They are fairly mobile, small, and there are dozens. Are they accumulations of fat?
Possibly: These could be fat nodules or cysts. However it could be something else. Please see a dermatologist to have these evaluated. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel small lumps under the skin when you are overweight? I carry most of my weight in my stomach and i feel some where theres more fat
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?
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
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
I have two small lumps under the skin on my stomach close to my right side. They hurted before i could feel them. They don't hurt anymore. Just there.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Hi a few weeks ago I felt a large lump behind my belly button.. Now I have a few cluster of little lumps under my skin on my abdomen. Not painful but are growing.
Evaluation: This needs further evaluation. Please see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel a lot of hard small lumps on stomach muscle, or under skin of stomach if u press hard under skin n feel it?
Maybe not normal: This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers