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This symptom can also be referred to as:
Firm belly bump

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Hard Abdominal Lump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced hard abdominal lump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Lipoma

    A lipoma is a noncancerous growth of fatty tissue cells. A lipoma can develop in almost any organ of the body although they are most commonly found in the subcutaneous layer just below the skin.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored groin bump, marble sized groin lump, small groin lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored groin bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  2. 2.Skin Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored armpit bump, marble sized armpit lump, small armpit lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored armpit bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Skin Abscess

    A skin abscess is an infection of the deeper skin that's typically due to bacteria seen on the skin. Recently, infections are more frequently caused by Staph. Aureus (puts the "staph" in "staph infections"), which is dangerous and requires treatment.

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, red rash, red skin bump larger than 1/2 cm in diameter, pus-filled rash, rash
    Symptoms that always occur with skin abscess:
    rash with bumps or blisters
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Ovarian Cyst

    Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the ovarian tissue. It can be completely normal (it's estimated that 15% of post-menstrual women have these cysts with no issues), infectious, or cancerous. Birth control pills have no effect on benign ovarian cysts.

    Most benign cysts resolve spontaneously, but some may be persistent.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    stomach bloating, vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  6. 6.Stomach Neoplasm

    Stomach neoplasm is a disease affecting that stomach that impairs it's ability to function properly.

    The treatment & prognosis for stomach neoplasm vary and are dependent on the disease severity.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    abdominal pain (stomach ache), nausea, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  7. 7.Ovarian Cancer

    The ovaries are a female reproductive organ that produce eggs as well as hormones like estrogen. Ovarian neoplasm generally affects one of the two ovaries and causes symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, irregular menstrual bleeding, and fatigue.

    The treatment & prognosis for ovarian neoplasm are vary and are dependent on the disease severity.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, nausea, stomach bloating, loss of appetite, headache
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  8. 8.Colonic Neoplasm

    Colonic neoplasm is a disorder of the large intestine. It often causes abdominal pain, cramping, changes in bowel habits, and fatigue.

    The treatment & prognosis for colonic neoplasm are variable and dependent on the disease severity.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, stomach bloating, stool changes, diarrhea, constipation
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  9. 9.Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Cml)

    Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a cancer of the white blood cells, which are cells that help fight disease. The disease has broad symptoms such as fever, fatigue, weakness, and pain in the left upper part of the abdomen.

    The prognosis is improved for those receiving medication such as imatinib, and 9 out of 10 people survive up to 5 years, according to a recent study. Consult with an oncologist.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, stomach bloating, shortness of breath, unintentional weight loss, feeling of fullness early in a meal
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  10. 10.Cancer of Fat Cells

    Liposarcoma is a type of cancer characterized by tumors growing in fatty tissues. This cancer can occur in any part of the body, but most often involves the thigh or the belly (abdomen).

    The prognosis for this disease is highly variable, so a consultation with a cancer specialist (oncologist) is required.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, unintentional weight loss, abdominal bump, hard palpable mass, painless abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with cancer of fat cells:
    lump below the skin on the chest
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Hard Abdominal Lump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.How would you describe the location of your abdominal lump/bump the best?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

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Hard Abdominal Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced hard abdominal lump have also experienced:

    • 14% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 7% Stomach Bloating
    • 5% Constipation
  • People who have experienced hard abdominal lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 17% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced hard abdominal lump were most often matched with:

    • 100% Skin Abscess
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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