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A 27-year-old female 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

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
See ans: 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.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2019

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