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Lump under skin near ribs

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Abscess vs cyst: You may be describing sebaceous cyst, ingrown hair or even an abscess (pus pocket). Best to see your Family Doc for examination, diagnosis & treat... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Likely: a cyst or lipoma. primary care doctor evaluation may be helpful
A female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Do nothing: Most likely a benign cyst. If soft @ moveable poss lipoma if firm who knows without it's removal. If it were me i would leave it alone, but 4 peace of... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kates
Orthopedic Surgery 46 years experience
Need xray: it could be a healing fracture, but to determine the diagnosis you should have an xray
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Lump: Hard to tell exactly what it is without seeing or feeling it, but if it is well circumscribed, mobile, chances are it is a sebacious cyst - a cyst ori... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get it checked.: if it is soft, painless and moves around easily, it is probably benign. Still, get it checked out.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Lump Under Skin: Lipomas, fatty lumps under the skin enlarged lymph glands, usually in the armpits, neck, and groin cyst, a closed sac in or under the skin that is l... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Lump: Lumps are nonspecific, could be almost any kind of tissue.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
One or both sides?: If this has been present for less than a few days and confined to only one half of the body, then you may be getting shingles which will soon erupt as... Read More

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