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Dr. David Earle
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Lower left abdomen feels lump and heavy no pain. Had stomach X-rays told me to take Miralax. This has been weeks should au be concerned?

Lower left abdomen feels lump and heavy no pain. Had stomach X-rays told me to take Miralax. This has been weeks should au be concerned?

CT scan?: If lump is large, pub should have a ct scan to look inside rather than plain xrays. If it is smaller, and can be pushed in, it is likely a hernia. Ask your primary care provider about these at your next appointment. Within the next week or two to find if this is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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My 22 y/o boyfriend notice a hard lump in his lower left abdomen sometimes painful somedays it larger&harder than others & somedays his testicald hurt?

My 22 y/o boyfriend notice a hard lump in his lower left abdomen sometimes painful somedays it larger&harder than others & somedays his testicald hurt?

Sounds like a hernia: Probably a hernia. Ok to see a primary care provider for an exam. No emergency is its not too painful, but should get it checked out. Timing of evaluation depends on length of time it has been there, and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Ly Phan
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Lump in lower left abdomen?

Lump in lower left abdomen?

Numerous possibility: Hernia vs lipoma vs cyst vs intra abdominal mass . Please check with ur doctor if it get bigger, causing pain... ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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What could cause a marble sized hard lump in lower left abdomen?

What could cause a marble sized hard lump in lower left abdomen?

Get it seen: It may be nothing more than a dermatofibroma, but any new mass needs to be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Rhett Griggs
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Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
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Whats this lump on my lower left abdomen? Constipated.

Whats 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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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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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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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
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I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

I have a lump size of a dime in lower left abdomen causing some pain and a lot of tightness when bent over? Felt it mad only hurts at slight touch

Cyst or benign growt: This could be a sebaceous cyst, a fibroma, or a benign tumor like a lipoma; or if red and tender, an infected deep "pimple" or cyst (called a furuncle). It does not sound dangerous in any case, but have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Moveable lump in lower left abdomen. I kept moving it around and messing with it so now i can only barely feel it since it got pushed in more by me.?

Moveable lump in lower left abdomen. I kept moving it around and messing with it so now i can only barely feel it since it got pushed in more by me.?

A Hernia, Perhaps: There are few abdominal lumps that can actually decrease in size w/manipulation other than a hernia. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the internal lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Internal contents such as fat or even intestines can enter this sac. The location of your lump may be related to an inguinal or spigelian hernia. Please see a hernia surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Dickson
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Hi I have a lump in my Lower left abdomen it's extremely painful when lent on or pressed. Lumps egg sized. Not constipated thanks.

Hi I have a lump in my
Lower left abdomen it's extremely painful when lent on or pressed. Lumps egg sized. Not constipated thanks.

Could be a hernia: The first thing that comes to mind with the above description is an incarcerated hernia, although there could be other causes as well. An incarcerated hernia is potentially, but not always a surgical emergency. It would require a hands-on examination by a surgeon to make that determination. Sometimes it requires immediate operation to prevent or treat gangrenous bowel. ...Read more

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