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Question:

Knot in stomach

Maria

Answer:

Dear Maria,

Causes of a knot in the stomach include:

-Tumor

-Hernia

-Duodenal spasm

-Abdominal mass

-Enlarged organs that may seem like an abdominal mass:

* Splenomegaly
* Hepatomegaly
* Swollen bladder
* Enlarged gallbladder
* Enlarged kidney
* Enlarged pancreas
* Enlarged liver
* Enlarged uterus

-Stomach lump

Causes of a lump in stomach are:

*Abdominal Hernia
*Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
*Stomach Cancer

A hernia not timely treated can result in complications like intestinal strangulation. Laproscopic surgery is effective in treating hernia.

The expression a knot in the stomach is related also to the feeling of anxiety.

A feeling like there is a lump or knot in the stomach is a common stomach and digestive system-related anxiety symptom

We recommend to have a blood tests and stool samples checked.

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