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lump on top of upper rib

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
May be a Lipoma: From your description it may be a lipoma.Which is a benign fatty tumor.But it needs to be checked to be sure what it may be

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Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Sternomanubrial jtn: You might be referring to the normal sternomanubrial joint, also referred to as the sternomanubrial junction or sternal angle. Here's an image: http:/ ... Read More
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Ribs: Impossible to say without an exam or picture. I would talk to your GP or family doctor next time you see them.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lump center of ribs: Suspect you are feeling the normal xiphiod process. Go to wikipedia for details.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
32 years experience General Surgery
See a physician: Feeling a lump is always scary. Often times it is from a benign process. Having said that it is important to see your doctor and have the mass evaluat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: This can be many things. Your description is very general. Most likely benign. Could be a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma. Have a doctor examine you. w ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Could be a cyst or tumor abscess. Need doctor visit to diagnose and treat
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kates
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need xray: it could be a healing fracture, but to determine the diagnosis you should have an xray
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Key factors: Some key considerations: Are they increasing in size? Are they causing pain? Are the numbersof lumps increasing? Do you have any other concerning sym ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If there is: Pus it could be an infected inclusion cyst or sebaceous cyst, or an abscess. See your physician for an evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Skin lumps are commo: It could be a fatty tumor (lipoma)which are very common. Most such lumps are benign ..But others can be malignant . It all depends on the size and tex ... Read More

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