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I got a pea sized lump on my abdomen but i don't know what it is. What should I do?

I got a pea sized lump on my abdomen but i don't know what it is. What should I do?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Abdominal Lump (Definition)

Abdominal lump is a symptom in which a person has a lump in his tummy that can be seen, felt on exam, or both. Some causes of lumps are enlarged organs, new tumors, and excessive stool ...Read more


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Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Abdominal lump: Small abdominal lump with tenderness folliculitis, abcess are possibilities abdominal wall lipomas are not ususally tender.Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small lump in abdomen.. What is this?

Small lump in abdomen.. What is this?

Need more clues: The 2 most common lumps of the abdominal wall that i see include hernias and lipomas. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which a sac can protrude, sometimes containing fat or even intestine. These are most common in the groin, belly button, or upper midline. Lipomas are fatty tumors that can occur anywhere on the abdominal wall. If you see your doctor, they should solve this easily. ...Read more

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Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Yes: A patient that feels a moving pulsating lump in the abdomen should seek immediate medical attention. The primary concern is that of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (enlargement of the main artery in the abdomen). ...Read more

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If I am thin can I feel an enlarged iliac lymph node? I feel a lump in abdomen in between belly button and hip bone. I do not feel it on other side.

No: even if you are thin iliac nodes are not palpable. Too deep. Inguinal nodes can be easily palpated- that's in the groin. Also, there other causes for bumps in the belly. Depends which side and location. You could feel enlarged ovarian cyst if you are really skinny. Can feel your own colon on left side - especially if full of poop, and so on. ...Read more

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I have a seeping abdominal lump. What could it be?

I have a seeping abdominal lump. What could it be?

Infection possibly: There are a broad range of possibilities. If its at the skin surface and seeping it could possibly be an infection-folliculitis/cellulitis. If it is an infection treatment options range from antibiotics to drainage of the area. If the "mass" is deeper it can be a lymph nice which again has a broad range of possibilities ranging from infection to lymphoma. ...Read more

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What could a small abdominal lump be?

What could a small abdominal lump be?

See your doctor: It could be anything as simple as a hernia or it could be serious. Your doctor can put your mind at ease. ...Read more