What Is the Lump Above My Belly Button?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 7:06:14 AM ET

A lump above the belly button is a common sign of an umbilical hernia, according to WebMD. Umbilical hernias can develop in infants and adults and are caused by fluids, fat or intestinal tissues that press through weakened areas in the abdominal wall.