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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What could be the pea sized lump above belly button ?

Hi, im 18 and male. theres a small pea sized lump about a centimeter above my belly button. it goes down and flattens when i poke it, but comes back up when i cough or flex my abdomen . any ideas what it is or what to do?
Thu, 12 May 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
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u need to be examined for this ,so its better u contact some surgeon ..he will guide u more better
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum

Since the lump disappears on pressing it and pops out on cough or abdominal pressure suggestive of umbilical hernia.... you are to be clinically examined and if necessary USG will be done.. consult a general surgeon..
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