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I have 2 marble sized hard lumps under skin of stomach. One by my rib and one under rib, same side. Doctor says not worry. What could it be?

I have 2 marble sized hard lumps under skin of stomach. One by my rib and one under rib, same side. Doctor says not worry. What could it be?

Marbles: The differential diagnosis on what you describe is so lengthy and variable that a short answer will not suffice.
However, the worst thing you could do is ignore these findings.
The best thing you could do is get an opinion from another physician (not associated with your physician) just to make sure.
This doesn't mean your physician is wrong. It just means if you are asking us you are concerned. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I found several pea size hard cysts on my boyfriends torso, around his left beast is one and a few on his right side stomach, he's been complaining of flu like symptoms what could this be also keeps saying his stomach hurts.

I found several pea size hard cysts on my boyfriends torso, around his left beast is one and a few on his right side stomach, he's been complaining of flu like symptoms what could this be also keeps saying his stomach hurts.

Unlikely: It is hard to say without doing a physical exam. But these hard, Pea sized knots, are probably small lipomas or cysts. I doubt that they have anything to do with his abdominal pain. Again, it is hard to say without an in person consultation. ...Read more

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I have this hard mass on both sides of my abdomen. What is that?

I have this hard mass on both sides of my abdomen. What is that?

Not specific enough: It is too difficult to answer your question. Most doctors can give you a very long discussion of possibilities but that wouldn't help you and will just scare you. The easiest and safest answer is to be examined by your primary care doctor. This will help guide your answer b. ...Read more

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I might be one or two months why is my lower stomach not hard?

I might be one or two months why is my lower stomach not hard?

Pregnant?: Sorry, this is hard to track. One or two months pregnant? Don't expect your abdomen to look significantly different at this point. Check out "what to expect when your'e expecting". ...Read more

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Pain on left lateral side of abdomen when pressing with finger on one area (pinpointed pain) why?

Pain on left lateral side of abdomen when pressing with finger on one area (pinpointed pain) why?

Abdominal Wall?: The abdomen is a large caviar within which lies not just large and small bowels and stomach, but other organs all incased with abdominal muscles. The pain could come from anywhere. It's best to discuss this in more detail and provide activities engaged in. ...Read more

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What happen if there are lymph nodes in right side of abdomen? And the largest one size 2.2*1.3 cm?

What happen if there are lymph nodes in right side of abdomen? And the largest one size 2.2*1.3 cm?

Lymph node: Enlargement could come from infection or inflammation or sometimes even malignancy such as lymphoma or hodgkin's disease. Follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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The top of my stomach is firm and I get random sharp pains around my stomach sides and all. What is that?

Spasm of stom wall: Firmness, spasm, pain of any part of the gut/ gastrointestinal tract is caused by the muscular part of the gut going into spasm, either due to irritation from some food, too much acid, or obstruction of normal movement (peristalsis). If persists more than few days, or fever, vomiting, doubled over in pain occurs, see physician. May try stopping alcohol, caffeine, hot spicy foods, tomatoes 1st. ...Read more

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When I rub my stomach I can feel like little balls one on my right side and one on my left side...When I feel them I feel a little discomfort?

When I rub my stomach I can feel like little balls one on my right side and one on my left side...When I feel them I feel a little discomfort?

Possible Hernia: A hernia is when the muscle in the abdomen splits and allows sthe tissue underneath to poke through. This creates a bump on your side. Hernias can be repaired with routine surgery. You need to have this evaluated by your doctor as untreated hernias can become strangulated and cause severe problems. ...Read more

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A hard mass in the right side of my abdomen associated with pain?

Don't know..: But a painful abdominal mass needs urgent or emergency evaluation. See a doctor asap! ...Read more

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I just noticed today while I was bloated that one side of my abdomen is more bloated than the other, should I be worried?

I just noticed today while I was bloated that one side of my abdomen is more bloated than the other, should I be worried?

Maybe?: It is not uncommon to be more bloated on one side of the abdomen compared to the other; however, it is not possible to advise you without a medical history and physical examination. If it is reproducible, get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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My abdomen is hard and I get pains in the upper area and the sides sometimes. When I push on it it hurts but only down the middle. What could it be?

Several things: Your symptoms are non specific and could be gallbladder if it is r upper abdomen. Nothing beats an exam and you should go see a physician asap. ...Read more

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If I accidentally squeezed the right side of my abdomen using my internal force and I felt a sharp pain coming from the right side of my abdomen immediately afterward, does the pain indicate that one of the organs in my abdomen became damaged?

Not necessary, but..: I assume you meant the exercise of intense abdominal muscle contraction. If so, it suggests there is some local oversensitized nerve-endings by disorders of local muscles or nerves. How to define these could not be hard by following instructions in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you can work better and closer with doctors so to reach right diagnosis for right care. All the best ...Read more

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I have a big vein in my lower left abdomen. Why only one side?

I have a big vein in my lower left abdomen. Why only one side?

Seek help: The isolated vein may be collateral venous drainage, especially if you have had previous blood clot in the left leg, involving the major portion called the iliac vein. The blockage of blood return through the iliac vein resulted in the body opening other channels for blood return. If you have not had a prior blood clot, it may not be significant. Seek help from your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes you to have abdominal pain on both sides but more on one side?

Many possible: Much more information needed; many different causes are possible. I recommend you report your symptoms to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have circular shaped dey skin patches on both sides of my stomach. At first it was only one but then it spread.

I have circular shaped dey skin patches on both sides of my stomach. At first it was only one but then it spread.

See a doctor: Circular rashes of dry skin could be caused by many things including ring worm, eczema, or pityriasis rosea. It is difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it. Contact a physician at HealthTap Prime and include pictures of your rash, or see your primary physician for recommendations. ...Read more

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I'm having a problem with the right side of my stomach where my ovary is. It is constantly hard and I wasn't sure why.

I'm having a problem with the right side of my stomach where my ovary is. It is constantly hard and I wasn't sure why.

Tough one: It could be constipation, muscle spasm or the ovary; pain? When was your last gyn exam? I would say, if u haven't had a recent eam to go in. It could be an enlarged uterus as well. Gd luc. ...Read more

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My right top side of my stomach is hard in a little hard.... What does that mean? I just want to know before I go to the dr.

My right top side of my stomach is hard in a little hard.... What does that mean? I just want to know before I go to the dr.

Need to see: I'm really sorry I can't give you more info on a forum like this. Please understand that there are countless things that can give similar symptoms. There are the ones that are likely and the not so likely things but in the end it requires is to sit and speak and to have an exam to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my back, specifically the right side. Also my stomach is bloated and feels hard. What is wrong with me?

I have pain in the middle of my back, specifically the right side. Also my stomach is bloated and feels hard. What is wrong with me?

Gall bladder: Right sided back discomfort and abdominal bloating may be due to gall bladder pathology. Even though you don't have abdominal pain, it could still be a gall bladder problem. I recommend that you have an evaluation by your physician who will order the appropriate tests if he/she deems them advisable. In the meantime avoid fried and fatty foods. Heat to abdomen helps bloating. Kidney stone a possibi ...Read more

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I noticesoft lomp in my left upper abdomen on my rib. Its not hard but I never noticed it beforee. The left side of my abdomen sticks out more.?

I noticesoft lomp in my left upper abdomen on my rib. Its not hard but I never noticed it beforee. The left side of my abdomen sticks out more.?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Recently noticed a very tender area on the mid right side of abdomen. The area seems hard. Have not been coughing or working out. What could it be?

Recently noticed a very tender area on the mid right side of abdomen. The area seems hard. Have not been coughing or working out. What could it be?

See doctor: Abnormal.
Could just be stool in right colon, but thee are appendix, colon, kidney in that general area and there are a number of potential issues.
May need imaging testing to be certain what the lumpiness is. ...Read more

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I suddenly have a purplish black and blue on my left mid abdomen side. Hard upon touch, not hurting. Didn't hit against anything. Should I be concern?

I suddenly have a purplish black and blue on my left mid abdomen side. Hard upon touch, not hurting. Didn't hit against anything. Should I be concern?

Ecchymosis: An ecchymosis is a spot of bleeding under the skin with diameter larger than 1 cm. It is similar to hematoma, commonly called a bruise. Most commonly, it coould be harmless caused by unnoticed trauma but may be harbinger of more serious diseases such as purpura, and hemophilia. If it does't resolve or you keep getting more spots see your doctor. ...Read more