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a lump on my left side beneath my rib cage

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us see: Is this lump attached to skin? This is not a good sign. Is this lump painful? Is there is any recent trauma to the area? Are this lump warm and the sk ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See mf for exam: Soft tissue lumps should be examined by a md.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Monitor: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your physician.: See your family doctor or internist, so that he/she can assess the "lump", and order any potential diagnostic studies to determine what it may be. It ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, what you described suggests a benign tumor of fat. lipoma. You may ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Rib lump: It's hard to know what this is without seeing it. Often it can be a lipoma, a small fatty lump or a cyst especially if the lump is smooth and mobile.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: You need to see a doctor and get an examonation.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See own doc: if it is truly there for 1 day and asymptomatic, it could wait for your own doc to evaluate.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Limited information: With this ltd.Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Subcutaneous nodules: Please seek medical attention and have them checked out by a doctor. Could be a minor issue like lipomas, cysts, fibromas or more serious lesions l ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bet lipoma: Most common would b a lipoma, not much else there. Skin, fat, muscle, bone & chest contents, moveable soft tissue = lipoma. Benign. If really concer ... Read More

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