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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 a lump on the left side of my stomach?

I have a lump on the left side of my stomach?

Abdominal lump: Since we don't have much detail here, I would need to recommend that you take it to your primary care doctor to see what he or she thinks. Alternatively, you could contact us via HealthTap Prime and show us a picture of the actual lump. It is possible we may be able to identify it that way. Either way, do not ignore it. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a very small lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage.?

I have a very small lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage.?

Tummy exercise lump: More history is required. Is it stable in size or does it change with bearing down/coughing. Is it fixed in location or relatively mobile?
Are there any overlying skin changes? Any alteration in bowel habits. Any relation to food intake? Etc.
Dicsuss this with you primary care physician and do not ignore it. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my left side where stomach is located, dr said its a fatty is it a danger?

I have a lump in my left side where stomach is located, dr said its a fatty is it a danger?

Lipoma: It sounds like you have a lipoma which is a totally benign lesion. If it doesn't change you probably don't need to worry about it. ...Read more

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A small lump on the left side of stomach for : years now. Have unltsound said not fatty tissue? What can it be

A small lump on the left side of stomach for : years now. Have unltsound said not fatty tissue? What can it be

Abdominal mass: How are we to guess as to the result of your Ultrasound. Isn't the doctor who ordered your ultrasound the better source of information? Please speak to your doctor or at least obtain the Ultrasound reading. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left side of stomach for 3 years have an ultrousoud done they said it not fatty tissue. What can it be?

I have a lump on my left side of stomach for 3 years have an ultrousoud done they said it not fatty tissue. What can it be?

Something else: Tough to say. Cysts, lesions not otherwise specified, etc. Are possible. The only definitive diagnosis will come form a biopsy. An excisional biopsy may not only be diagnostic but therapeutic (it will get rid of it too). ...Read more

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I've had a lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage, I notice this since 2008 and I felt pain sometimes. Can this be treated?

I've had a lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage, I notice this since 2008 and I felt pain sometimes. Can this be treated?

Yes: If it has been there for 4 years and is not growing, it is most likely a lipoma (benign fatty tumor) or a sebaceous cyst. Either can be removed surgically if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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I have a mass in my abdomen that's 25by26by16 cm, they said it looks like it's attached to my right ovary but all my discomfort is on my left side, why?

I have a mass in my abdomen that's 25by26by16 cm, they said it looks like it's attached to my right ovary but all my discomfort is on my left side, why?

Large abdominal mass: That's a pretty large mass - it might be attached to the right ovary but grown into the left side of your abdomen - causing pressure on other structures including the ureters and or left ovary. Hopefully you are planning on having this removed. Regardless of where the pain is - this needs to be removed. Good luck ...Read more

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Hard lump on lower left side of stomach. Redness around it?

Hard lump on lower left side of stomach. Redness around it?

Need exam: Impossible to give DX without an exam
Please call you DR and get scheduled.
If worsening, then go to the ER. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal lump that can move to right or left side and feeling nauseous?

I am experiencing abdominal lump that can move to right or left side and feeling nauseous?

YOu need a: "hands on " examination however I will venture a "thought"...At 22 if you are relatively thin...you could be feeling BOWEL CONTENTS which actually do move from the right to left side over hours or days!
Just a thought...get that exam!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I feel a lump on the left side of the abdomen and one on the right ultrasound didn't show anything now can this be a mass or its the same thing?

I feel a lump on the left side of the abdomen and one on the right ultrasound didn't show anything now can this be a mass or its the same thing?

Soft bones: Rickets is a disorder of children caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium, It leads to softening and weakening of the bones. Usually caused by lack of sunlight or dietary intake. Rarely it can be caused by a genetic disorder or from those who have disorders that prevent absorption of minerals and vitamins

Similar disorder in adults is called osteomalacia ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump (stings sometimes) that appears on the left side of my abdomen about once a month, close to my cycle. Are the two related?

Left abdominal lump: Maybe as there are hormonal changes. Is it a lump or pimple/ vesicles on the skin? If a lump may be a lymph nodes, if vesicles may be a shingles outbreak. Would f/u with doc very very rarely cyclic lymph nodes may be related to autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Large lump left side stomach can this couse discomfert. The area around it sometimes hurts or feels odd. Its been therr 5yrs. Getting bigger each year?

Need physical exam: It's possible it is a benign fatty tissue tumor called a "lipoma". Another possibility is a hernia. However, there are many other possibilities, and can only be diagnosed from an in person physical exam. If it has been there for 5 years it's most likely not a malignant tumor, but I recommend seeing your physician to sort it out. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my stomach on the left side and vomiting?

I have a lump in my stomach on the left side and vomiting?

Hernia: Perhaps the most serious problem would be an hernia that is being pinched by the abdominal wall. If the bowel is pinched one can become constipated as food passage is delayed. With severe pinching and blockage, digested food can be regurgitation. If symptoms persist then see a doctor; sooner than later?
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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

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I have a lump on my left side rib cage on my stomach what does it mean?

Rib lump: It's hard to know what this is without seeing it. Often it can be a lipoma, a small fatty lump or a cyst especially if the lump is smooth and mobile. ...Read more

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Abdominal lower left side above pubic bone I have lump and is painfully?

See surgeon: Hernia, nodes can all, present in that area.
Good history and physical exam needed.
Perhaps a ct scan will! Be done to be sure no other "lumps". ...Read more

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I have a lump on tge left side of my stomach just below rib cage. It is hard. Should I be worried.

Mass: You must be evaluated to make sure there is no mass in your inner organs or even a hernia which would me somewhat unusual to found at that site. ...Read more

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Small hard lump left side below rib cage on side of stomach. Detected today, more easily detected standing up?

Small hard lump left side below rib cage on side of stomach. Detected today, more easily detected standing up?

Possible hernia: A hernia is a tear in the abdominal muscle. If you have one on your left side then it would show up as a bump in this area and might feel like a pulled muscle. Hernias need to be repaired surgically. Please have an evaluation by your medical doctor to determine what is going on and best course of treatment. ...Read more

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I have a large movable lump in my subgastric area. Below the left side of my stomach, above the groin area, is it serious?

I have a large movable lump in my subgastric area. Below the left side of my stomach, above the groin area, is it serious?

Possible lipoma: A benign fatty growth. Not serious & can be removed under local anesthesia if necessary because it either bothers you or someone else. Worth having it checked by your family dr. ...Read more

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I got a lump that started near my belly button with no pain, but it moved and now it is in my upper abdomen on the left side. What does that mean?

I got a lump that started near my belly button with no pain, but it moved and now it is in my upper abdomen on the left side. What does that mean?

Lipoma: Lipoma is a common benign fatty tumor that feels like rolling under the skin. These may be 2 different lesions one near the umbilicus and one in the area where you see now or with the growth of your body could have moved up. ...Read more