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Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more


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I found a small moveable lump parallel to but slightly lower than my clitoris. Non painful. Occasional sharp pains lower abdomen.?

I found a small moveable lump parallel to but slightly lower than my clitoris. Non painful. Occasional sharp pains lower abdomen.?

Likely benign: There are a number of things that could present this way — almost all are benign and most do not need treatment. However, if the lump does not go away, you should eventually bring it to the attention of your doctor. If it becomes painful or if it is enlarging, then you should see your doctor about it promptly. ...Read more

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I've had a lump on the left side of my lower abdomen which is not visible when I'm lying down. It hurt particularly after a large meal.

Constipation: Many people don't realize they're constipated &have enough stool accumulate in the rectum &colon that it can be felt or even seen if the person is thin enough. After eating, the colon tries to empty itself, &when the colon tries to squeeze a large amount of stool it can be painful. Of course the only way to know for sure is to have a medical exam, but you might try an enema and laxatives first. ...Read more

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Daughter had sausage like lump in lower abdomen on left side got bigger and smaller now it's almost unfeelable but makes a click sound when pushed?

Daughter had sausage like lump in lower abdomen on left side got bigger and smaller now it's almost unfeelable but makes a click sound when pushed?

? hernia: Possibly what she has is a hernia, a weakness in the abdominal wall that allows abdominal linings to poke through. They can reduce spontaneously bu do not resolve completely on their own. You should see your doctor or consult with a pediatric surgeon ...Read more

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Golf ball sized lump on my lower abdomen on the left side as well as lower in the vaginal area close to the leg. What can it be? Please help

Golf ball sized lump on my lower abdomen on the left side as well as lower in the vaginal area close to the leg. What can it be? Please help

Sudden?: If you have a new lump, painful or not, that appears in two areas, you need a medical examination. 'There are many gynecologic issues to consider in your description, and returning to someone who examined you before (a female wellness examination?) would be a good start. Not every thing is serious. A simple cyst can form quickly. You deserve to know more. ...Read more

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I feel oval lump on right lower abdomen, if I press it will move, what do you called for that?

I feel oval lump on right lower abdomen, if I press it will move, what do you called for that?

Hernia: It could be a hernia or a lipoma or soft tissue benign tumor. Have a physician cheek it out or post a picture. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump around my ovary, urinate frequantly, and my lower abdomen is tender. What is this?

I have a hard lump around my ovary, urinate frequantly, and my lower abdomen is tender. What is this?

Concerning: Your description is worrisome. You need to see your doctor who will do a proper examination, and see if further evaluation is indicated, such as a colonoscopy or ct scan. Be sure to take a list of your medications and medical/surgical history. Be prepared to give the doctor a detailed family history as well. Don't delay. ...Read more

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I have a rock hard lump in my lower abdomen that is growing slowly I have no pain and feel light-headed a lot should I be concerned?

See a doctor: It really depend on if the lump is in your skin from an oil gland cyst or a lipoma. Then nothing to worry about.
But the fact that it is growing, and the possibility that the lump might be a deeper than the skin, see your doctor for a proper evaluation, and a good peace of mind. ...Read more

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Do hernias cause a hard, palpable lump in the lower abdomen, or a lot of pain after eating?

Do hernias cause a hard, palpable lump in the lower abdomen, or a lot of pain after eating?

Yes, these: Are symptoms of possible incarceration and intestinal obstruction. You need to get to a surgeon immediately, because you might need urgent or even emergency surgical repair of hernia. ...Read more

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Can you get a lipoma in your lower abdomen/pelvic region (right above the labia)? I have a squishy, moveable lump that doesn't hurt

Can you get a lipoma in your lower abdomen/pelvic region (right above the labia)? I have a squishy, moveable lump that doesn't hurt

Yes: Lipomas can develop in the lower abdomen, but in the pelvic region there are also lymph nodes that can be enlarged, although those are more firm usually. Cysts and resolving hematomas can also present as painless lumps. The best thing to do is have your Dr evaluate it. Sometimes an ultrasound is needed if the diagnosis isn't clear. ...Read more

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I am feeling sore I had a c section 33 days ago and I feel like there are 2 lumps to be exact on my lower abdomen right above my incision is it normal?

I am feeling sore I had a c section 33 days ago and I feel like there are 2 lumps to be exact on my lower abdomen right above my incision is it normal?

Can happen: These are probably small hematomas or seromas from the incision and should resolve within the next few weeks. If they enlarge or significant drainage occurs call your OB for evaluation ...Read more

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Had an ultra sound lower abdomen just below c -section scar and results came back stating the lump I felt was fat. Could this become cancerous?

Had an ultra sound lower abdomen just below c -section scar and results came back stating the lump I felt was fat. Could this become cancerous?

No: There are tumors (sarcomas) which are cancers of connective tissue (which is type of tissue, along with fat, that's under your scar). Lumps under cesraean section scars are usually scars that can take years to dissolve and go away. The chances of this lump under your cesarean become cancer is very very close to zero. Doctor can inject with steroids if causing you pain, but time will heal. ...Read more

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Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like there's a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like there's a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.

Needs evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a physician promptly. This is the area where you can have pain with appendicitis, which can rupture if not treated in an appropriate time. It can be something non urgent, but you need to be evaluated by a physician soon. Take care. ...Read more

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I am a man and I found a lump in my lower abdomen 3days ago. It hurts alittle found blood in stool. What is it and what kind of doctor should See?

I am a man and I found a lump in my lower abdomen 3days ago. It hurts alittle found blood in stool. What is it and what kind of doctor should See?

Need evaluation: You need to be seen by your regular doctor to start. With lumps, we need to see, feel them. Re blood in stool, may/may not be related but further evaluation needed. Please see your doctor for evaluation. Dr R ...Read more

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Right testicular pain, small lump in middle, not grissle. Pain eminating to leg (numb) and up to lower abdomen (not stone)no relief even with morphine?

Need more info...: The presented symptoms alone could not draw a conclusion and more info on detailed specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing their sequence of events + timely physical exam + testing as needed, from which a possible diagnosis may be reach for reasonable care & counseling. How to get these related things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Hi I just had a baby 2 months ago by c-section and I noticed a golf ball size lump in my lower belly just above the scar any idea of what it is?

Hi I just had a baby 2 months ago by c-section and I noticed a golf ball size lump in my lower belly just above the scar any idea of what it is?

Hernia, fluid: Hi ConnieM, 2 months out the lump could be either a hernia, which is a defect or hole in the fascia (the abdominal layer that keeps everything inside), or a collection of fluid that has been sitting there, or scar tissue under the skin. Hernias mostly can be reduced: that is the part of the bowel that is protruding can be pushed back through the hole. If there is pain, it is an emergency, ...Read more

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I have a lump between pelvis & abdomen doctor said no hernia or tumors or cyst what could it be? It causes pain but not when I push down to it

I have a lump between pelvis & abdomen doctor said no hernia or tumors or cyst what could it be? It causes pain but not when I push down to it

Where exactly?: Where exactly is the lump? Between pelvis and abdomen is too vague. Is it a superficial (ie. Can you see it?) lump or is it something that is internal that was seen on an ultrasound or a ct scan?
Also, important to know how big it is. What type of dr told you it was not a hernia, tumor, or cyst? Did they see it or are they also answering your question based on your description? ...Read more

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Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female.

Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female.

Lymph node: You are probably feeling an inguinal lymph node. If you just noticed this, and there are no others, watch it as you mentioned, but see your doctor if something changes (especially with your history). ...Read more

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I'm having a painful burning sensation in my front left lower abdomen. Is this something I should worry about?

I'm having a painful burning sensation in my front left lower abdomen. Is this something I should worry about?

Possibly: Pain in left lower quad may be pain arising in bowel just under left abdominal wall or referred from an additional site such as ureteral in origin. One must examine for rebound tenderness to see if pain related to peritonitis. If such signs present then CBC and possible scan needed. ...Read more