A 33-year-old female asked:
i just found a hard almost golf ball sized lump where my rib cage splits. what could it be?
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General Surgery 20 years experience
Lump: I need a better description of what you mean by where my rib cage splits. If you mean in the front along the midline at the base of your breastbone this may represent the xiphoid process which is a bony prominence that can be quite palpable in some people. In any other location this could be a bone callous or something superficial to the ribs such as a cyst. I would recommend you see a physician for a full history and physical examination with possible imaging.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Have lump, mass on top of bellie button larger than golf ball. Should i worry & what could it b?
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Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Hernia?: Most lumps in the belly button are umbilical hernias. The key feature is that when you lie down and gently press on the lump, it should go away as the hernia sack empties of its contents. Any mass the size of a golf ball should be checked by a physician.
5530 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
I have a big bite its gome from a small golf ball size to the size of a dvd disc?
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A Verified Doctor answered
ER NOW!: This sounds like an infected bite with abscess formation: close your computer an proceed to your local ER or UC clinic.
669 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
I have 2 very painfully golf ball size lumps joing together at the top of my butt crack but its huge an red with heat in it ,hard not moving or ozzing?
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Rheumatology 52 years experience
Have it evaluated: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. It may be localized infection such as a carbuncle.
297 viewsAnswered Jul 16, 2018
Last updated Nov 5, 2020
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