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Question: Raised lump on stomache


 Bookbabe - Sun Aug 14, 2005 1:52 pm

Hi,I've just noticed our three year old daughter has got a soft raised lump on the left side of her stomache it does not hurt if you put pressure on it but it has made her usuall innie belly button become pushed out.Please can you let me know weather we should seek medical attention.Many thanks.
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:28 am

Hello,
Could be a lipoma or hernia, but your doctor has to have a look.
It may even be an enlarged internal organ such as the spleen, so you must understand it would be very difficult for us to tell except if we examine.
 Bookbabe - Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:48 am

Hi thanks for the reply we will get her to the doctor's straight away.
Many thanks!!

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