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Please Help Abdominal Lump For 7 Months Now!!!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 17, 2007
  • 09:12 PM

Ok I Am A 21 Year Old Female And I Have Always Had This Very Flat Stomach, But For The Past 6 To 7 Months My Stomach Has Been Very Bloated I Also Have This Lump That I Can Move From The Bottom Of My Abdomen To The Mid Section Of My Upper Abdomen, Right Between The Rib Cage And Then It Disapears Up There, When I Push My Stomach Out It Falls Back At The Bottom Where It Started. My Doctor Says I Have Gerd Acid Reflux And Ibs And That She Sees No Lump In Th Ct Scan Nor Ultrasound That They Performed On Me.. Could It Be An Obstruction In Nmy Intestines... I Was Going To The Bathroom Alot At First And There Was Never A Constant Pattern Sometimes I Had The Runs And Sometimes Total Constipation And I Couldnt Go, But Most Of The Time It Was Diarrhea It Was Never Normal, Now Its Like Total Constipation I Go Once A Day Or 1 Time Every Two Days But Its Like I Didnt Finish And Its Like Little Hard Balls.. Anyone Have Any Clues To What The Lump Can Be.. No Hernias Checked For Those Swore It Was One Couple Months Ago And Its Not.. Considering The Shape Of The Intestines Though It Would Not Seem To Be Them Why Would It Run Along The Middle Of My Stomach Up And Down.. I Want To Have My Dr Perform A Colonoscopy On Me.. And Other Ideas As To Any Other Procedures I Should Have Doen.. I Am Seeing Her Again On Thursday The 19th.. Wish Me Luck And Someone Please Reply...

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  • Just curious ...Why do you and others seem to think it looks so cool or bad or whatever you want to call it, writing like this?I Have This Problem With My Body Where I Feel Like I Have To Use Capitals For Every Word ... :eek: First, it isn't cool. Second, it's very difficult to read.Would you mind editing your post so that everyone can read it. I simply gloss over posts written in this fashion even though I might have an answer because it's annoying and difficult to read. And it's simply not proper writing and English.Thank you! :)
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  • Yes, it's hard to read, but even more, hard to type! Anyway, the linea alba is a band of tissue that runs down the middle of the abdomen. Sounds like you have a hernia there. Does it go away when you lay on your back. Stand up when you are examined next and show them the lump. This condition is outside of the colon and wouldn't show on a colonscopy.
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  • actually i just realized that my computer must have been on a mode where every first letter of every word was capitalized because i didnt go through every word and shift to make them capital and i just want an answer to my problem i cry alot and feel scared of what it may be.. i just wanted an answer not an english lesson.. i am actually very good with english i dont feel the need to have to write in proper grammer when i have a health problem and i am trying to discuss my health problem not my grammer.. i looked this up hoping i had an answer saw two replys got super happy only to find out you were tutoring me on my grammer skills.. anyways maybe you should spend your time doing something else.. if you were serious about looking for entries like mine, with english that is not proper. anyways thanx for the second reply .. im sure its not a hernia i thought it was at first but it cant be too big to go unnoticed in all those tests performed on me.. any other suggestions out there.. im desperate. any one in the medical field.. or just anyone at all.. please help this is serious not some joke where i think its "cool or bad", was it? to write wierd.. i do realize it was hard to read now but just saying that simply would have been enough; i had no idea i was typing like that and even if i was atleast some insight on the text at hand would have been nice.. thanx every 1 for your time in reading my post even if you dont answer..
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  • Ok I am a 21 year old female and I have always had this very flat stomach, but for the past 6 To 7 months my stomach has been very bloated I also have this lump that I can move from the bottom of my abdomen to the mid section of my upper abdomen, right between the rib cage and then it disapears up there, when I push my stomach out it falls back at the bottom where It started. my Doctor says I have gerd acid reflux and IBS and that she sees no lump in Th Ct Scan nor ultrasound that they performed on me.. could it be an obstruction in my intestines... I was going to the bathroom alot at first and there was never A constant pattern sometimes I had the runs And sometimes total constipation and I couldnt go, but most of the time It was diarrhea It was never normal, now Its like total constipation I go once A day or 1 time every two days but its like I didnt finish and its like little hard balls.. anyone have any clues to what the lump can be.. no hernias checked for those swore it was one couple months ago and its not.. considering the shape of the intestines though it would not seem to be them why would It run along the middle of my stomach up and down.. I want to have my Dr perform a Colonoscopy on me.. and other ideas as to any other procedures I should have done.. I am seeing her again on thursday the 19th.. Wish me luck and someone please reply... there you go i edited it for your convenience it was a headache to undo whatever my comp did with those caps but here is for easy reading purposes.. whatever gets people to answer so please answer now that you can read it thank you....
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  • This problem sounds like solar plexus . This term has come from Ayurveda the Indian science of medicine.Your symptoms are typical of it When this palpating lump falls below navel person who get this will have loose motion or if it is under the rib cage will give you costipation. Our modern science doesn't have any answere for this.Usally this happen to those who have weak Abs and by mistakenly they lifted heavy weight in wrong posture or jumped or walked awkwardly.Simple remedy for it is take some oil in your palm apply on your navel and massage in a way that round ball like thing come & sits under your navel.Than tie your abdomen with a string tightly above your navel.After sometime getup slowly eat something light but full stomach.Three four days you have to take care about how you walk what you lift etc.I am sure you will be fine if you do all this I suggested.I myself had this problem years back did everything what I am suggesting you .Now I'm perfectly alright.All the best.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 25, 2007
    • 10:35 PM
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  • Just curious ...Why do you and others seem to think it looks so cool or bad or whatever you want to call it, writing like this?I Have This Problem With My Body Where I Feel Like I Have To Use Capitals For Every Word ... :eek: First, it isn't cool. Second, it's very difficult to read.Would you mind editing your post so that everyone can read it. I simply gloss over posts written in this fashion even though I might have an answer because it's annoying and difficult to read. And it's simply not proper writing and English.Thank you! :)MORON! What A Moron! Sheeze What A Moron!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 11, 2008
    • 03:32 AM
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  • My guess is Xiphoid Process, totally normal.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 1, 2009
    • 09:29 PM
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  • I wish I could offer some advice here, but................ I've also been suffering from an undiagnosed extremely painful abdominal lump too :(If you ever find the answers I'd like to knowSamanthahttp://www.undiagnosedillness.org
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 2, 2009
    • 07:39 AM
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  • I think the solar plexus idea from Indian Aryuvedic medicine is a good bet! I'm gonna try it, I just found a lump in my belly.Usually as a woman especially, but for anybody, just due to the body's balances it's hard to maintain a strong abdomen (we are practically the only two legged vertical mammals after all ... nature hasn't had time to perfect us). This is exactly the problem I have now. You know, its especially hard to stay in shape during the winter.I think this lump is a result of a weak abdominal. I have been trying to gently jog and stuff to get stronger, and am hoping to start a garden which I think will also provide good exercise. But it's easy to get discouraged. I think I'll take this hard lump as a sign that I should take exercise a little more seriously.Yoga for digestion, the lower back, and the core also seems good. You can look up videos of whole yoga workouts for this.
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