I have been feeling a movable lump in my stomach that disappears when I touch it. Why so?

Q. How to manage a movable lump in the stomach that disappears on touching?

Answered by
Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 13, 2023

Hello doctor,

I have been feeling a movable lump in my stomach that disappears when I touch it. It usually happens while eating, drinking, or sleeping. I have tested negative for a pregnancy test twice. I feel bloated at all times. What to do?

Please help.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your query and understood your concern.

It is possible that the movements and lump you are feeling in your stomach are related to digestive issues, such as gas or bloating. Bloating and the sensation of bubbles or movement in the abdomen can be caused by a variety of factors, including certain foods, overeating, or digestive disorders.

If your pregnancy tests have been negative and your healthcare provider rules out any medical issues, I suggest you consider any recent changes in your diet or lifestyle that may be contributing to your symptoms. Keeping a food diary or tracking your symptoms may help you identify any triggers or patterns. I also suggest you do an ultrasound.

I hope this has helped you.

Thanks and regards.

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