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hard lump under right rib cage

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gibson
41 years experience Family Medicine
Could be liver or GB: The area under your right rib margin is home to your liver as well as your Gall Bladder. It is possible you have a problem there. I might suggest ge ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: possible gall bladder issue if the pain is under or near the right upper abdomen and can get referred pain into the right shoulder with it
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Depends where locate: This could be a rib cartilage nodule. There are probems it could be since the gall bladder is there. It could be a skin tumor. This needs an evalua ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
39 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Needs attention: This doesn't sound like something that should wait 4-8 weeks for attention. Did you speak to a medical professional at your PCP's office, or an appoin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Doc: Sounds like something you should have evaluated.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: This unfortunately cannot be well answered online. You really need to see a physician to have the lump physically examined. Factors such as associat ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Hopefully: this condition will be examined, I could not begin to guess; however,it might be muscular; however, requires an examination- asap.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
27 years experience Urgent Care
Painful hard lump: Dear riana, the possible causes of a 'painful hard lump' includes everything from an abcess (a boil) to sebaceous cyst to hematoma, and even benig ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Bone spur: 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
27 years experience Urgent Care
Have them go to a MD: Dear lefty, while your intentions may be good, you obviously should not be trying to remove a hard lump from under your friends rib cage for a gre ... Read More

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