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lump on upper rib cage

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Sub clavicle lump: Painless is good ,immobile is not ,so get it looked at by a physician
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Without being able to see/examine the lump, of course, we can't make any kind of diagnosis. One very commonly seen lump in the body is a lipoma, whic ... Read More
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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: You should have this evaluated to decide if an excisional biopsy is needed.
A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Zixphoid bone: Is central and can get traumatized and sore. Or local hernia can occur there.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Xiphisternum: Most likely lower end of sternum feels like a lump, and is called xiphisternum.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thoracic surgeon: Rib problems are best treated by a thoracic surgeon.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider.

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