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Visible lump lower right abdomen, can't feel it, doesn't hurt, disappears when laying down. I'm female.

Visible lump lower right abdomen, can't feel it, doesn't hurt, disappears when laying down. I'm female.

See a Surgeon: Sounds like it could be a hernia but I would see a surgeon because these things have a tendency to become larger over time and could turn into an emergency. ...Read more

Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more


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Please describe the strange lumps on my back and abdomen?

Please describe the strange lumps on my back and abdomen?

Different options: The body has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, tendons, bones and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have about 3 small lumps on my abdomen what are they and should I be worried? I'm a 25 year old man.

Lipoma vs hernia: If the lumps are relatively small and nontender and on top of muscle layer may be lipomas (benign fatty tumors). If made worse when you squeeze your abdomen could be hernias. Hernias would change in size and generally softer than lipomas. ...Read more

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I noticed two lumps in the lower left part of the abdomen over a year ago. I'm 48 years old. I have started to feel dim pain. No other symptoms.?

I noticed two lumps in the lower left part of the abdomen over a year ago. I'm 48 years old. I have started to feel dim pain. No other symptoms.?

See a doctor: Lumps in the abdomen could be a hernia. See a doctor and have it examined to see if it is a hernia. Common sites of hernias are the belly button, the groin, and any prior incisions. ...Read more

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Lump in lower left abdomen?

Numerous possibility: Hernia vs lipoma vs cyst vs intra abdominal mass. Please check with ur doctor if it get bigger, causing pain... ...Read more

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Small lump in abdomen. What is this?

Small lump in abdomen. What is this?

Need more clues: The 2 most common lumps of the abdominal wall that I see include hernias and lipomas. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which a sac can protrude, sometimes containing fat or even intestine. These are most common in the groin, belly button, or upper midline. Lipomas are fatty tumors that can occur anywhere on the abdominal wall. If you see your doctor, they should solve this easily. ...Read more

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Pain in my lower right abdomen where there is a lump?

Pain in my lower right abdomen where there is a lump?

Lump: Abdominal lump? Hmm- hernia? Lipoma? Cyst? It is best to get this medically evalated to find out the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have lump in the abdomen under the right rib what it could be?

I have lump in the abdomen under the right rib what it could be?

Abdominal lump: The lump could be many things, including tumors, fat deposits, cysts, aneurysms and other things. I suggest you see your family doctor and have the lump evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I can feel lumps in my abdomen and they are tender?

Lumps: There are so many possibilities. You need to see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my lower right abdomen it seems about 1 inch wide and oval shapes?

I have a lump in my lower right abdomen it seems about 1 inch wide and oval shapes?

Lipoma.: Sounds like a lipoma. A benign faty tumor that is usually rubbery and mobile. ...Read more

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I got a pea sized lump on my abdomen but I don't know what it is. What should I do?

I got a pea sized lump on my abdomen but I don't know what it is. What should I do?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Just found a small hard lump on my lower right abdomen. Lump is painless, what could be the cause?

Where?: Is the hard lump under the skin or inside the abdomen? You need to be examined by a doctor for proper assessment and diagnosis. Any opinion as to what the lump might be would be guessing. Good luck ...Read more

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Really small lump not visible but palpable in the lower left abdomen. It's not painful and I don't have other symptoms. What could it be?

Lump in abdomen: It's hard to tell what it could be. I would watch for any symptoms: enlarging size, pain, nausea/vomiting, chances in stool (either constipation or diarrhea). It wouldn't be a bad idea to see your doc and get it evaluated. ...Read more

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I've had a slight pain in my lower right abdomen most the day and it feels like there is a lump in there it doesn't hurt bad but it won't go away?

Area of appendix: The right lower abdominal quadrant is the common location of ones appendix. You should be examined immediately to make sure you don't have acute appendicitis; it might be serious. ...Read more

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Really small lump (marble like size) not visible but palpable (but only when you really press on the abdomen) in the lower left abdomen. Painless?

Really small lump (marble like size) not visible but palpable (but only when you really press on the abdomen) in the lower left abdomen. Painless?

Keep an eye: Keep an eye on this lump. If it begans to enlarge over time, your doctor may refer you to a surgeon for removal and analysis under a microscope. However, as long as it doesn't bother you, undergoing an operation is likely to do more harm than good. Hang in there!! ...Read more

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My 22 y/o boyfriend notice a hard lump in his lower left abdomen sometimes painful somedays it larger&harder than others & somedays his testicald hurt?

My 22 y/o boyfriend notice a hard lump in his lower left abdomen sometimes painful somedays it larger&harder than others & somedays his testicald hurt?

Sounds like a hernia: Probably a hernia. Ok to see a primary care provider for an exam. No emergency is its not too painful, but should get it checked out. Timing of evaluation depends on length of time it has been there, and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Abdomen lump for past 3 months, what to do?

Abdomen lump for past 3 months, what to do?

The only way: To know the cause of the abdominal lump is in person evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a lump onright side of abdomen mean?

What does a lump onright side of abdomen mean?

It can be anything: It depends on the location. The feel of the lump on palpation, duration as to how long it has been there, if itt is paiful. Moves under the fingers, soft-firm-hard, painful or painless, any associated symptoms like nausea, vomotong, constipation or dihhrea. I will suggest you make an appointment with your doctor and get it chrcked as it is of concern to you. ...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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I noticed a tiny lump on the left lower side of my abdomen. What could it be?

Depends: Not sure I have enough information to answer question. It could be as simple as a benign lipoma --a fatty piece of tissue or a hernia or a lymph node perhaps. If it is painful, persistent or worsening you should see your doctor. ...Read more