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51yr male soft lump 4 in. Under navel and to right 3 in. Can feel when coughing not painful but uncomfortable seems to go away when lying on back?

51yr male soft lump 4 in. Under navel and to right 3 in. Can feel when coughing not painful but uncomfortable seems to go away when lying on back?

Sounds like hernia.: Location is not the important tissue here, it's the size that may allow bowel to become trapped, strangulated, and die, causing peritonitis and severe problems. This should be examined to verify if indeed it's a hernia (or perhaps a benign lipoma--fatty growth outside your abdomen). Hernia needs to be repaired; lipoma can be left alone or removed--they don't "go way" and only get bigger over time. ...Read more

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What would cause non painful, immovable lumps to the right of my navel?

What would cause non painful, immovable lumps to the right of my navel?

?umbilical hernia: A lump in or around the navel area could be a hernia(can push it in) or a cyst. A physician would have to examine you to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Lumps: If the mass is just below the skin it is likely that they are lipomas, calcified fat deposits, which are benign. Though should be evaluated by your family doctor. These can be easily removed for definitive diagnosis and/or causing discomfort or aesthetically displeasing. ...Read more

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Small lump just above navel, well below skin and painless have noticed it for about two years. What could it be ?

Small lump just above navel, well below skin and painless have noticed it for about two years. What could it be ?

SeveralPossibilities: A small lump just above the navel could be a supra umbilical hernia, a lipoma or a cyst. Most lumps under the skin are not malignant. The fact that it's been there for 2 years without enlarging is evidence for it's benign nature. If the lump is tiny and not enlarging you may not have to do anything. If uncertain, have a physician examen the lump. ...Read more

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I just popped a pimple like lump on my navel, what could it possibly be?

I just popped a pimple like lump on my navel, what could it possibly be?

Naval lump: It could be a pimple or it could be some skin infection or a cyst. If it just occurred recently or has been recurrent makes a difference in the diagnosis. If it is recurrent or if it is getting painful and increasingly red, please see your doc. ...Read more

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Woke with small lump below navel upon pressure small amount of pus appeared what could this me?

Woke with small lump below navel upon pressure small amount of pus appeared what could this me?

Early infection: Hello LanaO, Is there any redness/swelling or pain around the ingrown hair? Pus can be a sign of infection. I would recommend warm compresses. If you have redness/swelling/pain/fever or chills seek medical attention for antibiotics or drainage of the area. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more

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I recently discovered an oblong shaped lump about an inch above my navel. Have been having high fevers ( arount 102-103) nightly for 3 months. Ideas?

I recently discovered an oblong shaped lump about an inch above my navel. Have been having high fevers ( arount 102-103) nightly for 3 months. Ideas?

Why not see a Dr?!!: You could have any number of things- one that comes to mind is a hernia with small bowel entrapment, gut bacterial overgrowth, with infection and fever. Please go see a general surgeon! ...Read more