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Huge lump on rib cage bone spur?

Huge lump on rib cage bone spur?

Cartilage or bone: You should have this evaluated with x-ray and bone scan to help determine if an excisional biopsy is indicated. ...Read more

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Pulsing lump on rib cage below right breast, what could it be?

Aneurysms: Aneurysms that occur in arteries other than the aorta (and not in the brain) are called peripheral aneurysms. Common locations for peripheral aneurysms include the artery that runs down the back of the thigh behind the knee (the popliteal artery), the main artery in the groin (the femoral artery), and the main artery in the neck (the carotid artery). See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nods stomach pains lump on rib cage under right breast loose stools feeling of pressure top right stomach 22 year old ... Colon cancer?

Swollen lymph nods stomach pains lump on rib cage under right breast loose stools feeling of pressure top right stomach 22 year old ... Colon cancer?

Not likely: It is very unlikely that you have colon cancer, however, persistently swollen lymph nodes are a cause for concern and you should consult your doctor for a work-up and explanation for the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have painful hard lump below my rib cage on the left. What could this be?

I have painful hard lump below my rib cage on the left. What could this be?

Bone spur: 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 any suspicious changes talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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I just found a hard almost golf ball sized lump where my rib cage splits. What could it be?

I just found a hard almost golf ball sized lump where my rib cage splits. What could it be?

Lump: I need a better description of what you mean by where my rib cage splits. If you mean in the front along the midline at the base of your breastbone this may represent the xiphoid process which is a bony prominence that can be quite palpable in some people. In any other location this could be a bone callous or something superficial to the ribs such as a cyst. I would recommend you see a physician for a full history and physical examination with possible imaging. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

What to do if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

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

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Is lump in middle of rib cage a bone?

Yes : You are probably referring to the zip hood process, which is a bony pronence that projects off the inferior aspect of the sternum. It can be quite prominent in slender people . Thank you. ...Read more

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Boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage, what is this?

Boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage, what is this?

See physician: Bony lump between breast could be related to the breast bone in the middle of the chest could be a tense cyst that feel hard most likely nothing to worry about but no reason to take any chances have it checked by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage?

I have a boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage?

Have it checked: I do not know exactly what you mean by bony lump between the breast a cyst could be tense and feel like a hard lump between the breast there is the sternum the end of it sometime could be outward and feel like a bony lump either way do not take any chances and have it checked by your physician. ...Read more

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