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Painless Lump On Bellybutton Diagnosis
I have a lump up in my bellybutton since 1 month ago. When pressed it moved slightly in. Now it's harder + not moving. No pain. Any ideas?
I have a small hard lump on the wall of my bellybutton after a cholecystectomy. Its hard and hurts when moving but no pain when sitting, what is it?
I discovered a lump on the right side of my abdomen about 3 inches across from my belly button. What could it be? It does not hurt.
Painless Lumps: Without pain or other symptoms of being ill this is most likely the benign and common problem of a lipoma. Lipomas are common collections of extra fat cells. The surgeons cut them out if they become painful or infected. ...Read more
I have a soft painless lump right above my belly button. It's about an inch in diameter and only visible when I suck my abdomen in. What could it be?
Hi, ive just noticed a soft sorta lump forming inside my belly button over the past few weeks, there is no pain at all, just getting a little bigger?
Umbilical hernia?: A small, persistent umbilical hernia may be present. Alternatively, the lump you feel may be of dermatologic origin or from deeper inside (sister mary joseph's nodule). The relative acuity of your problem warrants you get the problem checked for a definitive diagnosis. How big is the lump in question? Had a ct scan yet? ...Read more
While standing, I have a soft fatty like lump inside the left of my belly button. No pain no discomfort. When I lye down, lump moves - still no pain.
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
My 1 year old, daughter has a lump on her right side a little under her belly button. Just noticed it tonight, no pain when touched.?
Midline hernia: If you look at the cover of a "bodybuilder" mag you will see the person stretching and observe a line down the middle top to bottom from just below the ribs to the top of the pelvis. That usually closes by birth but sometimes not. In your child not and when she cries it pushes out a bit. That's called an umbilical hernia which will almost surely close on its own by school age. ...Read more
My belly button has a lump and it had brown pus and I keep cleaning it and now there blood what do I do I can't go to the dr today no pain now?
I got a lump that started near my belly button with no pain, but it moved and now it is in my upper abdomen on the left side. What does that mean?
Lipoma: Lipoma is a common benign fatty tumor that feels like rolling under the skin. These may be 2 different lesions one near the umbilicus and one in the area where you see now or with the growth of your body could have moved up. ...Read more
I am having bleeding from my belly button x's 3 months. I have no pain and I feel no lumps. The smell is awful although I believe it's from old blood.
Belly Button feels tender w/ pain when I touch it. It does not hurt to stretch/cough. Not sure what to do, I feel a slight lump when pressing into it.
Cellulitis: You may be describing cellulitis or soft tissue infection of bely button, which is much more common these days given tendency to get piercings. Care is same as infection anywhere else. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/piercings/art-20047317 for more info. If not responding to simple home remedies, go see your Family Doc for antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more
Long shaped lump very mobile around belly button, not sore. Can move it up and down. Heaviness after food. Sometimes belly hurts.?
Possible hernia: Soft lumps around the belly button (umbilicus) or along the midline of the abdomen may represent hernias (umbilical and ventral, respectively). Hernias are defects in the tissue of the abdominal wall, which allows the intestines to protrude through them. Hernias often require surgical correction. ...Read more
I've noticed a small lump recently under the skin. Size of pea 2 inches below my belly button. There is no pain, but today I wanted to poo but can't.
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
?: Infection? If OTCs not helpful see your doc. ...Read more
I have strong pain above my bellybutton I had my golblader taken out and I have an insition on my bellybutton but the pain is we're I feels hard lump?
I am having pain on top of my bellybutton and I feel a lump Inside on top of It and also light bleeding and thick creamy white stuff? Thanks
Infection: You may have an infection in the belly button - bacterial or fungal. See a doctor to get prescription medication if needed. ...Read more
I'm experiencing pain inside and around my bellybutton. It appears to be red and maybe have a lump on the inside. Any ideas?
I had laparoscopy to have endometriosis 5 years ago. Now I have two lumps sometimes they itch and become painful they are on my bellybutton.
I'm 5mo. PO Lap surgery. I sometimes have pain around or near my bellybutton. NO Bumps or lumps in that area. I also have gastritis. Is this normal?
I have a hard pea sized lump that can only be felt by putting my finger in my bellybutton. It's painful and it just started yesterday. Any idea?
Nodules: It may be a little infected cyst. I would apply moist heat snd this should cause it to come to a head and discharge. If it persists I would see a doctor ...Read more
I had keyhole appendectomy 3 weeks ago, the bellybutton scar is a bit puckered & there's a hard lump under the scar at right end. Will this lump go away?
Most likely...: After a surgical procedure there is always healing tissue forming and it may be swollen and hard at one point. It usually resolves after a few weeks. However in some cases hard tissue may remain and stays there permanently. If the surgery is very recent it is hard to tell how it will finally heal. If very concerning make sure you f/u with your surgeon. ...Read more
Hard lump of scar tissue under bellybutton incision after gallbladder surge. Very painful. Any relief suggestions?
Revision: You can go to plastic surgery and have the scar revised. That's about it ...Read more