A member asked:

A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. slightly tender to the touch. weight lose of 20lbs?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Creighton Wright answered

Specializes in surgery

Xiphoid: there is a structure of cartilage there, and hernias can develop there. Suspect weight loss has allowed you to feel the xiphoid bone better. Easy for your pcp to determine.

Answered 5/20/2015



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