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Really small lump not visible but palpable in the lower left abdomen. It's not painful and I don't have other symptoms. What could it be?

Really small lump not visible but palpable in the lower left abdomen. It's not painful and I don't have other symptoms. What could it be?

Lump in abdomen: It's hard to tell what it could be. I would watch for any symptoms: enlarging size, pain, nausea/vomiting, chances in stool (either constipation or diarrhea). It wouldn't be a bad idea to see your doc and get it evaluated. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I noticed two lumps in the lower left part of the abdomen over a year ago. I'm 48 years old. I have started to feel dim pain. No other symptoms.?

I noticed two lumps in the lower left part of the abdomen over a year ago. I'm 48 years old. I have started to feel dim pain. No other symptoms.?

See a doctor: Lumps in the abdomen could be a hernia. See a doctor and have it examined to see if it is a hernia. Common sites of hernias are the belly button, the groin, and any prior incisions. ...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 have developed a small thing on left of my abdomen. It is bigger than pimple but smaller than lump. Should I be worried?

I have developed a small thing on left of my abdomen. It is bigger than pimple but smaller than lump. Should I be worried?

Lump: Let's assume you should be worried and make an appointment to see your doctor. You should contact the doctor and if the time for examination by the doctor is too long, please go to the nearest Emergency facility. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I have a smooth hard lump in my upper left abdomen. It is painful when prodded. There is nothing to see externally but it is easily felt.

I have a smooth hard lump in my upper left abdomen. It is painful when prodded. There is nothing to see externally but it is easily felt.

Lipoma: Most likely is a lipoma which is a collection of fat in the skin. They are usually a bit mobile and can be tender. Have a doctor take a look at 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?

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 small lump, maybe a little less than an inch long, on the left of my abdomen, next to my rib cage. It does not hurt. Should I be concerned?

I have a small lump, maybe a little less than an inch long, on the left of my abdomen, next to my rib cage. It does not hurt. Should I be concerned?

How long?: If it has been there for long time it is probably benign such as q cyst or fatty tumor. If it is recent there are other possibilities which would require a minor biopsy for a definite diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Maybe: An inguinal (groin) hernia. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What's this lump on my lower left abdomen? Constipated.

What's this lump on my lower left abdomen? Constipated.

Stool or tumor: Most likely if constipated, the 'lump' is retained stool. However in adults colon cancer or other pressure can cause a change in bowel habits. If you have experienced a change in bowel habits or see blood in stool, you should see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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