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I feel a hard tennis ball size lump , with

Patient: I feel a hard tennis ball size lump , with a very strong pulse ,in the center of my abdomen , starting 2 inches above my navel ,under my abdominal muscles, when I lay flat on the floor relaxing my abs. What could it be?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.This sounds like an abdominal hernia but I cannot be completely sure. Please see a Docto r to confirm the diagnosis. After this, the treatment will be by surgical repair. All the best. Wishing you good health,Hope this helps you

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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