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I have large pea size lump on left side stomach been there for 5yrs. Getting bigger each year. Some times feels like size goes up and down. Discomfert?

I have large pea size lump on left side stomach been there for 5yrs. Getting bigger each year. Some times feels like size goes up and down. Discomfert?

Cyst or lipoma: If this lump is just under the skin, and changes in size, it is likely an inclusion cyst, a benign growth related to the skin elements. Sometimes a fatty tumor, or lipoma, can present this way, and is also a benign condition. See your physician if you have concerns, as most can be excised in the office under local anesthesia. ...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?

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 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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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 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 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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I have a lump on my left side of the stomach for over 3 years now.it hurt sometime snd feel burning. Is it cancer?

I have a lump on my left side of the stomach for over 3 years now.it hurt sometime snd feel burning. Is it cancer?

Is it in the skin?: three years is a long time. You would have more trouble by now if it is cancer. More likely it is some cyst in the skin. The part that sounds serious is the pain and burning. You've waited and suffered long enough. Get it checked by a medical person. ...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'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 thats 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: Thats 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