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Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
25 years in practice
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Mild pain left side of stomach feels like lump above belly button and nasuea after eating anything. Had catscan from knees to throat doc sad all clear?

Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
25 years in practice
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Mild pain left side of stomach feels like lump above belly button and nasuea after eating anything. Had catscan from knees to throat doc sad all clear?

Could be many: Things that cannot be seen on ct. Follow up with your family doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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Small round lump above belly button and gurgling stomach - gas?

Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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Small round lump above belly button and gurgling stomach - gas?

Umbilical hernia: Especially if it gurgles or makes a squishy sound if you try to push it in. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Robert nemerofsky
Board Certified, ADHD and Autism
22 years in practice
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Lump in my stomach. About 2 in long. 2 inches above my belly button slightly to the left. Will rise to the surface and become visible. Then when mashed it's painful and will move.

Dr. Robert nemerofsky
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Lump in my stomach. About 2 in long. 2 inches above my belly button slightly to the left. 
Will rise to the surface and become visible. Then when mashed it's painful and will move.

Possible Hernia: By your description it sounds as if you may have a ventral hernia. I would like to know if you ever had any surgery in the past, including laparoscopic surgery. Frequently, with laparoscopic surgery a small incision is made around the umbilicus (belly button) and it is not uncommon that a piece of omentum (fat from inside the bell) or bowel could get caught. I would recommend a surgical evaluation ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
5 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
5 years in practice
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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?

Lump: The lump could be a being lipoma aka a non cancerous fatty tumor. The only way to confirm officially is get a needle biopsy of this and have a pathologist review it. ...Read more

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Dr. Andres Katz
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
44 years in practice
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My husband has been having pain on his belly button and he feels a lump on the side of his stomach on the left side what is going on with him?

Dr. Andres Katz
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
44 years in practice
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My husband has been having pain on his belly button and he feels a lump on the side of his stomach on the left side what is going on with him?

Umbilical hernia: Get a surgical opinion, might need a ct scan to elucidate the source of pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Why do I have a lump inside my stomach, underneath my belly button?

Dr. Laura Anissian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Why do I have a lump inside my stomach,  underneath my belly button?

Hernia?: This could be a hernia or a subcutaneous fatty tumor. Does it hurt? ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Lippe
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
24 years in practice
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Hard lump on the left side of my stomach below my belly button and i can only feel it when i lay down or stand up. When i press on it, it hurts.?

Dr. Scott Lippe
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
24 years in practice
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Hard lump on the left side of my stomach below my belly button and i can only feel it when i lay down or stand up. When i press on it, it hurts.?

Belly lump: Sounds like a hernia this is the worst case scenario you need to show it to a doctor for a clear diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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Could this be stomach cancer: lump below belly button?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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Could this be stomach cancer: lump below belly button?

More likely: To be a hernia but need to have a physical exam with a doctor to tell what you may have. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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