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Painful Lump On Center Upper Abdomen
Likely benign: 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. ...Read more
Abnormal lumps in upper abdomen and center of chest, somewhat tender if pressed in. It started out as just one, now their are several more?
I have a couple of hard, nodular lumps in upper abdomen 3 years painful if pressed pain is sharp and goes through to back. Is it a lipoma?
Need 2 Be Seen: Lipomas are the most common cause of lumps under the skin (in the subq space), however they rarely cause shooting pain on palpation as you describe. I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more
I have a small lump in my upper abdomen. It is slightly left of my sternum. It is not painful, unless i manipulate it excessively. No symptoms noted. ?
No pain rock hard lump on my upper abdomen right at the center of rib cage. I usually feel bloated and want to puke. Can't sleep and can't burp.?
Stomach pain?: Recommend evaluation by a gastroenterologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
In between my upper abdomen, there is a small 10mm ish lump. It is soft to touch and is only visible when I flex my abdomen.
Most likely a LIPOMA: A lipoma is a benign lump that can occur on your trunk and extremities, and actually anywhere under your skin. The only time they are surgically removed is if they aggravate you, like if they are under a belt or bra strap or cause pain with exercise. They also change size, sometimes small, sometimes larger, then going smaller. The only other thing to consider would be hernia of your intestines. ...Read more
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