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i have a lump below my ribcage on the left center and it hurts what is this

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: With pain may indicate a carbuncle or an abscess. For examination and appropriate management see a physician

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg.
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A male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You need to see your doctor to be evaluated, to have X- ray/Ct to find the cause so be treated.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probable thyroid: Directly under the adam's apple is the cricoid cartilage which can be felt as a firm lump. However there is also an extension of the thyroid, the pyr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Possible cysts: They may be sebaceous or follicular cysts which are not life threatening. However, you should have them examined to get a diagnosis.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck lump: A hard lump on the neck that lasts more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a physician. Sometimes you can get a cyst or swollen lymph node, but if it ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See a doctor: Then see a doctor or dentist and have to examined. It is impossible to know without being able to visualized the lump.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get evaluated: A painful lesion can be several things but to know for sure, your doctor should see if you need s culture. Some of these lesions can be contagious so ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
Angiolipoma: This is a painful tumor of the skin that can be excised. Go see your dermatologist.
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