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Why is there a hard lump under my belly button?

Why is there a hard lump under my belly button?

Hernia: Many people get a hernia in or next to the belly button. It is usually not a serious problem as long as it is not painful and soft. If the site gets red or tender or hard, it could mean a complication that needs immediate attention. Arrange to get checked by your doctor soon. ...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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When i push to left o my belly button theres a hard lump what could that be?

When i push to left o my belly button theres a hard lump what could that be?

Likely hard stool: Very common, especially if prone to constipation. Could be a swollen kidney or kidney tumor if lump is more tlike a large swelling.. ...Read more

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Hard marble sized lump under skin right next to and in my belly button. It hurts to the touch but that's it. What could it be?

Hard marble sized lump under skin right next to and in my belly button. It hurts to the touch but that's it. What could it be?

Soft tissue mass: It could be a benign fatty tissue known as a lipoma, an overgrowth of skin called a granuloma, or an infected hair follicle. Apply some over the counter antibiotic ointment and leave it alone. If it gets larger or more painful, get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Fell off bike, hit belly button hard on handlebars. Now it's black and blue and with a big lump inside it. Could it be something serious?

Fell off bike, hit belly button hard on handlebars. Now it's black and blue and with a big lump inside it. Could it be something serious?

Probably not: I doubt it will be anything serious but pay close attention and if the pain worsens or you develop other symptoms please be seen by a md. ...Read more

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I have a soft/hard lump 5 inches from my belly button on the right side. When im not touch it, the size shrinks and get soft. Its 3 inches long? Info?

I have a soft/hard lump 5 inches from my belly button on the right side. When im not touch it, the size shrinks and get soft. Its 3 inches long? Info?

Hernia: would need more information but sounds like it might be a hernia. If you are not experiencing pain then schedule to see your doctor to evaluate. If you have pain and increased swelling in the area go to urgent care. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a hard lump right side of belly button and into it , it causes pain , discomfort and i always feel bloated , what could it be?

I have a hard lump right side of belly button and into it , it causes pain , discomfort and i always feel bloated , what could it be?

Several causes: what you're describing could be caused by several things. With symptoms like yours we need to see the area, feel the area, and do an appropriate examination. Best to see your doctor for appropriate examination and possible imaging and possible testing. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck ...Read more

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Hard lump above belly button that briefly appeared that moved up and over and dissapeared under the ribs. No pain. What could this be?

Lump: If the lump involves the navel, it may be an umbilical hernia that may protrude and then retract. If the lump is higher up and is firm and just at the tip of the breastbone, it may the the cartilage tip of the sternum and in some people it is more prominent but a normal structure. Your physician can examine you and advise you. ...Read more