A 29-year-old female asked:
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i hav hard tender lump under skin on my lower ribs on left side of back, also i have a tender spot on rib upper right next to degen. thorasic spine.?

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Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Best to consult...: Large, tender or especially growing or changing lesions should always be evaluated by a professional. They could be something as benign as a lipoma (benign fatty deposit) or they could be something more important. Please see your doctor.
Answered on Jun 30, 2015
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