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lump under my right rib cage

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 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

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Possible hernia: A hernia is a tear in the abdominal muscle. If you have one on your left side then it would show up as a bump in this area and might feel like a pulle ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: Some conditions like lump under the rib cage require further assessment and your primary care doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
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Dr. Dan Lister
27 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor. : You need to be seen by your doctor. You could have a stone stuck in the duct that drains your gallbladder and now your gallbladder is infected (acute ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 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
36 years experience Family Medicine
Doc: Sounds like something you should have evaluated.
A female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Need to see it: to be sure, but you could be developing an abscess there. Is it warm to touch? Does it have a pointing area where it may drain? Does a warm compress ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is : Is it a soft, squishy lump? A hard lump? Is the skin the normal color over the lump?
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Take Your Lumps: Oh no, don't start worrying 'till the lumps start forming in your neck... actually, a small lump under your right rib cage is not likely a part of you ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Floating ribs : The last 2 ribs are called floating ribs; they originate from the thoracic spine, but do not attach to the sternum/rib cage as the 10 other ribs above ... Read More
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