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Lump Belly Button
Horizontal soft oval lump above belly button. Goes away when laying down but there when standing and sitting.
Possible hernia: It sounds like you may have a small midline hernia. If it is small and not causing any pain you do not need to do anything. If it is causing discomfort or you are just uncomfortable having it you can consult a general surgeon about having it repaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soft lump above belly button. Can't see or feel it when laying down. Can see and feel it when standing and can push it in.Any idea what this could be?
Son had lapro appendectomy 6 days ago now has a knot/lump near belly button what could this be? Is about the size of 50 cent piece.
Post Op Concerns: The belly button or (umbilicus) is where the camera port was placed for your sons surgery. Once this port is removed some tenderness and swelling can occur. Redness, warmth, fever, pus, nausea are all reasons to call your sons surgeon right away. If the swelling doesn't go down, make sure the surgeon examines it at the follow up appointment. It could be a fluid collection, (seroma), or hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Call your surgeon.: Anytime you have problems or questions in the immediate postoperative period, it is a wise idea to talk with the surgeon who performed your surgery. No questions are silly. It would be difficult for us to diagnose what that may be without being able to see it, however. The surgeon is in the best situation to diagnose it. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a knot or lump above belly button. Had for a few weeks. A week ago i noticed the size has increased. Who should I talk to?
Nasuea, mild stom pains and felt like lump above belly button went ER had a catscan said all was clear yet still get nasuea from eatin and mild pain?
Is it normal to have pain and a lump at belly button incision after laparoscopy to remove gallbladder about 5 weeks later?Also have pain under leftrib
Healing time: Everyone is different when it comes to healing after surgery. If you are overweight, have diabetes or other medical problems, or if you smoke healing will be delayed. Some people have tenderness at surgical sites for weeks. If you see pus, if the pain worsens, or if you are worried, have your doctor take a look at it! It could be a small pocket of infection. ...Read more
Umbilical hernia: Especially if it gurgles or makes a squishy sound if you try to push it in. ...Read more
Had Mirena (levonorgestrel) coil for 5 years now, pain after sex, egg shaped lump under belly button after sex too what could cause this???
Get checked: If your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been in for 5 years then it is time for it to be removed and replaced. You can have a pelvic exam to evaluate your painful intercourse. Intercourse should not causes any changes in your belly button. Ask your doctor to evaluate you for a possible umbilical hernia ...Read more
Ive had a swollen belly for a few weeks, seems to get worse as day progresses. Also just noticed soreness and small lump in belly button.
Can i develop scar tissue several years after laporoscopic surgery for a fibroid? I have a hard lump beneath belly button which i can feel when stand
Lump above belly button that's now gone. Ultrasound showed nothing and nothing felt during second physical exam. Doctor seems unconcerned. Should I be?
Abdominal lump: If the lump above your belly button now appears gone to you, and a physical exam and an ultrasound of that area are now negative, it is unlikely that anything serious is going on there. Of course, if it returns, you should return back to your dr. for a repeat examination. I wouldn't worry about it otherwise. Good luck. ...Read more
2 weeks after lap-appendectomy, I have a hard, very tender pimple-sized lump under belly button incision. But Incision is healed, and not re-opening.
Appendectomy: Sound like a good result. Congrats.Get a more detailed answer ›
Soft horizontal lump above belly button. Goes away when laying down. Burning feeling under ribs. Nausea when eating. Lots of gas?
Hernia?: The soft lump sounds like a hernia. You should schedule a visit with your doctor for an exam. The exam and your symptoms will determined whether you will need surgery. If the lump becomes hard and painful and is associated with vomiting, you should be seen right away. Your other symptoms may not be related to the hernia itself, but may be making your lump more apparent. ...Read more
A lump in belly button that pokes when I eat and goes down with a bowel movement but they only move once every 3 days. Small bumps on wrist also.
Can varicocele be caused as a result of an umbilical hernia. Have a small, soft painless lump in belly button and pain/swelling of veins in testicles. ?
No: One is not related to the other. ...Read more
Lump inside belly button. what could it be?Could it mean I'm pregnant even tho my period is due next week and my bf pulled out way before ejaculating?
No: A lump that you can feel is not a sign of early pregnancy. Depending on what the lump looks/feels like, it could be a few things, but most commonly in this area you could find a hernia or a cyst. Requesting a consult and providing a picture would likely give enough information to tell you more certainly if concerned. ...Read more
Feel pregnant (sick, frequency of urination) but negative tests both blood and urine, short brown periods for 5 months and hard lump by belly button.
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Had a d&c april 10 for a miscarriage.May15 got first period after d&c. 2 weeks later I have nausea and a lump under belly button could i be pregñ ttc?
Mild pain left side of stomach feels like lump above belly button and nasuea after eating anything. Had catscan from knees to throat doc sad all clear?
??Age??: Most of these are rather benign mid line hernias that will disappear as a kid develops more tone in the abdominal muscles. Point it out at his next visit & have the doc confirm the issue or explain why it is not. ...Read more
I have a small, soft, painfree lump in my belly button that occasionally gets bigger when I exercise or poke it. Any ideas?
What's does it mean wen u feel ur stomache and it feels like u have a hat lump above your belly button and you had you golbalder removed
I feel a hard lump above my belly button right in the middle of my stomache what could it brig I had my golbalder removed due to golbalder stones
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
Urachal cyst?: It seems likely you have a urachal (also called umbilical) cyst, a minor congenital anomaly. It should be corrected, which is a fairly minor surgical procedure: if not corrected, it could get infected, which would be at best unpleasant and perhaps serious. See your GP (ideally at a time when the discharge is present). Good luck! ...Read more
Umbilical hernia is: A possibility. See ur dr if it gets bigger and painful. Take care! ...Read more