A member asked:

Tender small spot on left last rib above hip bone on the side of my body more towards my back. i can feel a small lump or swelling possibly in the skin it feels like. what causes this area to be so tender to touch? it doesn't hurt to breath move cough etc

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Karen Butler answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

You could have a skin lesion and this could be a cyst or fatty tumor. Best is to see if it changes in size or shape or painful or tender and consult with your doctor.

Answered Jan 10, 2019



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