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lump on right side of back under ribs

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
Lipoma: It might be a Lipoma which usually is a benign tumor of adipose tissue and just needs to be watched. Likely that is the reason your doctor is not conc ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It could be one of : Possiblilties. The most common is a simple fatty tumor known as a lipoma. These tend to be soft and mobile. They can also grow. You could have a sc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be : A lipoma (fatty growth) or a cyst, but all growths or lumps should be evaluated by a physician to make sure that they are not malignant or need to be ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It sounds like: Somelike some type of cyst, maybe a sebaceous cyst but to be there so long without a secretion is difficult to say. Did u ever fracture the rib? Cou ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Doctor: Too many symptoms for young person. Do you have history of injury, trauma? If not, check your physical activity in gym. And no obvious reason for thi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Not dangerous: If you have had them for 6 years and they have not changed, i would not worry too much about them. I would however follow up with the ordering physici ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tara Pernot
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin lump causes: Lumps felt under the skin can have many causes from simple things like swelling and bruising from local trauma, benign cysts of oil glands, benign loc ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your physician: Providing you with a list of things that can cause this won't give you an answer. You need to see your physician who can do a proper history and phys ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
A painful: mass in that location can be a number of things ...too many to outline here..this should be checked out by his Primary Care Provider!! A PHYSICAL EXA ... Read More
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