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I have a hard lump under fat tissue above navel that is

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I have a hard lump under fat tissue above navel that is tender if poked but otherwise not aware of it. Is recent in that I just felt it this week.
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 26 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 26 days ago.

it could be dermatitis inflammation of the skin which over time can cause skin thickening. or mild early cellulitis infection of the skin there.

it doesn't sound like cancer

you can ask your doctor for an ultrasound of the area which can see deeper than the skin

you may benefit from a course of antibiotics and seeing if it gets better.