April 2013 Moms

knot under belly button

I noticed in the shower this morning that I have a lump under my belly button about the size of a quarter. It doesnt hurt, and I don't have a nurses hotline number to call or anything? Anyone else ever heard of this or experience this before? TIA!

Re: knot under belly button

  • Sometimes your abdominal muscles separate during pregnancy (esp in subsequent pregnancies), not sure what the lump is about, but could be something else popping up in that space?  That is my super non-scientific/medical/evidence based thought.  
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  • Could be a vein or when fat tissue feels lumpy.

    As long as its not hot, red or swollen should be nothing.
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  • When I was pregnant with DS I often had a knot just above and to the right of my belly button. It came and went, but was often there throughout the last month of pregnancy. Didn't hurt, but just sort of stuck out and was hard. I'm pretty sure now that
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  • Sounds like an umbillical hernia.  I don't know too much about them, but I believe they are not serious, will go away on their own post-pg, and shouldn't cause any complications.  Def show your dr at your next appointment if its soon, or log

    BFP #1 10/12/10, Emma born 7/27/11 at 40W6D
    BFP #2 8/11/12

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