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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
Question: Knot In Upper Left Abdomen
|Tconner - Mon Feb 21, 2005 7:35 pm||
I have a knot that pops up from time to time in my upper left abdomen right below my ribcage. I usually run fever when this happens and it's happening more and more
frequently. It feels like it's the size of a softball. What could this be and is it something
|Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Feb 26, 2005 8:54 am||
Is the softball size mass soft? Does it feel like it is pulsating? If the mass is soft, comes and goes, and there is no evidence of pulsation, I would be inclined to consider a hernia which if this is the case will continue to enlarge unless treated.
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