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swollen under left rib cage no pain
A member asked:
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.
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
A 56-year-old female asked:
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
A female asked:
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:
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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
12 years experience Pain Management
Probaly not: The enlarged speen will bulge into the abdomen under the rib cage and will feel firm.
A 31-year-old female asked:
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Get examined: this may be your spleen.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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:
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
A female asked:
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
A 60-year-old female asked:
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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