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Ive lost about 30lbs recently and now if I lie on my back

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I've lost about 30lbs recently and now if I lie on my back and press down on my stomach about an inch underneath my tummy button I can feel a knobbily convex bony structure - am I pressing on the inner side of one of my vertebrae?
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Most likely what you're feeling is the front part of your lumbar spine. So I think it is the front side of the vertebrae. You can see a picture of it here
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