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I Feel Lumps In My Stomach
I'm a 53 year old, african american male, I feel 2 lumps inside my lower left stomach & I am not in pain. Should I be concerned?
I m feeling multiple small lumps in my stomach left and right to my navel they r not painful can only feel them if I depress my stomach?
See your doctor: Small lumps around your umbilicus are usually not worrisome, but if they are new, or enlarging, have your doctor check them out. Sometimes the fat in your lower abdomen can form benign tumors called lipomas, which are generally harmless. ...Read more
Bumps on stomach: Please send pictures and show to your Dr. ...Read more
Different options: The abdomen 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, tendons 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
Needs evaluation.: Painful lumps merit a visit to your doctor for a careful history and physical exam. The lumps must be assessed to determine their location and likely diagnosis. Only then can one decide the proper approach in terms of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Lumps: There are so many possibilities. You need to see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more
Couple of lumps on right side of stomach. Was told they were fatty cells. Years later they are now causing pain. Has there been a change?
May have: Sometimes just changing in size could cause additional discomfort. See your doc to check it out. ...Read more
Multiple soft lumps in a row. Right side of abdomen. One is about 3.5cm below right rib cage, and there are about 4 smaller ones below that. Causes?
Hard to tell: Are they painful or fluid filled? Difficult to tell without pictures or detailed description or age. If older will consider Shingles ...Read more
I am a 26 year old male and have two lumps on each side of the upper part of my stomach they have been there for along time and cause no discomfort at?
Lumps: Are likely normal. They have been there a long time and are causing no discomfort. Show them to your doctor and get an opinion. All the best. ...Read more
I have these lumps everyehere. I have a few for a couple years but now with in last year 15-30 have popped up one on my stomach has gotten a lot bigger?
Need biopsy: You may have subcutanious neurofibroma, most likely some one in your family also have lt. See your doctor for biopsy of lesion and to confirm diagnosis, and several options for removal. ...Read more
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
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
What are normal lumps to feel when you feel around the abdominal area. I can feel a couple of things when I push down and feel around.?
A good and thorough: Abdominal exam is a learned skill that takes a good deal of time and experience to perform competently. This kind of knowledge is well beyond the scope of this medium to convey much less teach. If you think you feel something, show your doc. ...Read more
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
Probable Lipomas: You might be desscribing collections of fat cells that occur in lumps, bumps and clusters and are called lipomas or fat tumors. These are benigh and usually of no concern. Ocassionally one will be in the wrong place, get too big or be too unsightly so as to have to be surgically removed. If in doublt, see pcp/dermatologist or other practicioner. ...Read more
Hard to say/depends,: It's hard to say what it could be without more information. It depends on where the lumps are in the abdomen, how long they've been there, and what other history you've got, if any. If you've got no diseases, and normal labs it's highly unlikely they're anything. If you're still worried it's a good idea to see your doctor for an exam, tests, and possible referral. Best of luck. ...Read more
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.