I had a laparoscopic appendectomy 1 week ago and there is a lump under my skin a couple fingers wide above the incision on my waist, is this normal?

May be. it could be normal or you might be feeling the inside suture if this is the largest incision you have my advise you need to seek your surgeon opinion he knows what he is done and what to expect.

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I had a laparoscopic appendectomy one month and a week ago and I feel a lump on one of my incision. Is that normal?

Lump in an incision. The lump under your incisions after a surgical procedure are called a healing ridge. It is a collection of tissue that is part of the normal healing process. It will usually soften over the next 4-6 months. If it is painful, reddened, draining any fluid, or has a persistent mass, contact your surgeon. Read more...
Possibly. Depending on the size of the incision and the method of closure, it can certainly be "normal". You may be feeling a reaction to the suture used to close the incision or the gathering of the tissue beneath. There is the possibility of a hernia as well. The best approach is to return to see your surgeon for further evaluation. Read more...