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A Lump On My Left Side Beneath My Rib Cage
Monitor: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and remains stable over time. Bone spur is hard, fixed and tender on palpation. Neuroma may or may not painful but usually fixed. Just monitor for changes in size, superficial ulceration, changes in color and if any suspicious change talk to PCP. ...Read more
See your physician.: See your family doctor or internist, so that he/she can assess the "lump", and order any potential diagnostic studies to determine what it may be. It can be anything from an inflammed muscle, to some type of a mass. ...Read more
I have a softball size lump on my left side by my rib cage. It's pretty firm and when i press in it i feel pressure in abs rectal area. Any ideas?
See below: You need to see a doctor and get an examonation. ...Read more
Limited information: With this ltd.Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If it is in the underarm a potential lymphnode /infected hair follicle , commonly called boil (furuncle) is there. Is there any pus coming from it.Any fever. If it is an elarged lymphnodeneed to r/o inflammation vs cancer add more ino., can answer better. ...Read more
I have a lump on my left rib cage about 2-3 inches under my breast, it hurts sometimes and have found a few more on both sides. Bean sized and smaller?
Subcutaneous nodules: Please seek medical attention and have them checked out by a doctor. Could be a minor issue like lipomas, cysts, fibromas or more serious lesions like infection, systemic conditions like arthritis condition, neurofibromas and metastases( very unlikely given your age) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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