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swollen under left rib cage no pain

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Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
19 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need exam: You may have a bony or soft tissue swelling at this point, but you really need to be seen bya health provider to correctly diagnose what is going on.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Oteochonritis or: The most common is enlargement of the junction of the bone and cartilage there which begin in nature. Other stuff should be consider like lipoma (fatt ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation?: Without any history of resume the only explanation is inflammation . The cartilage under each ribs is easy to make inflamed from a slight pressure lik ... Read More
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Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience Anesthesiology
More description pls: It is unclear to us what the exact issues are. If something hurts and it is swollen, then please see your primary care doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle vs bone : Could be muscle (intercostal) vs internal organ... If persistent, probably need to see primary care doctor for work up.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Probaly not: The enlarged speen will bulge into the abdomen under the rib cage and will feel firm.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Gastric bubble: Most likely the bulge, that comes and goes, is your stomach. It is located under your left rib cage and can fill with gas, feeling like a large bubble ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Now way 2 answer-: -with out an exam & possible images. If it has been gradually getting bigger, make an appt with a thoracic surgeon. Most likely benign, but there ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Collarbone: Soft tissue swelling above collarbone would commonly be a lymph node. Sometimes cystic structures or even a lipoma or something of that nature can pr ... Read More

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