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When i lay on my back and lift my legs i get a large lump

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when i lay on my back and lift my legs i get a large lump on my stomach what is it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
This is called diastasis recti.
It is a weakness right in the middle of the abdominal muscles, to the abdomen bulges out.
It is not harmful, but weight loss if you are over weight will help with this.
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