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Causes Of Mass On Rib Cage
My husband has a mass on the left side back below his rib cage that causes him pain it is solid and does not move, what could it possibly be?
Mass in that location can be a number of things. ..too many to outline here. This should be checked out by his Primary Care Provider!! A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION is REQUIRED!
I hope this helps! Good L:uck!
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Not sure: This could be something to be concerned about it depends on how this presents and what the history of this mass is. Too little information for me to really give you an answer. I would recommend that you see your doctor and have this looked at to be sure. ...Read more
back rib cage right side below it I have a one and a half inch mass half inch wide and pain with it all around it?
Inclusion cyst: Most likely a lipoma, or an inclusion cyst. Go to your local surgeon to resect it and find out exactly what it is ...Read more
Cont to follow:
You need to continue to f/up with your DR concerning this.
It is impossible to give you reassurance about this without an exam ...Read more
I have a moveable painless mass on top of my upper left side but toward the middle of my rib cage.?
R/O LIPOMA: If the lump is on the rib cage and movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need a Ultrasound ito evaluate for /CYST/LIPOMA/less likely clot Please seek prompt evaluation for this issue if symptoms persist or worsen. Or other lesions develop ...Read more
Painless mass on my upper rib cage. Softish. Doesn't move easily. 21 year old female. I can only feel it when I am sitting up not laying down?
Be seen: If you feel a mass, it is probably best to be seen and fully evaluated. The most likely cause is a lipoma, which is completely benign, but without being seen you could have something more serious and not know it. Safest thing would be to let someone take a look at it. ...Read more
I am 17 years old and have a tissue mass on the lower left rib cage, It hurts every-time I breathe I haven't had any injuries or sicknesses reacently?
More information: Is the mass red? Warm to touch? How long has it been there? You really need to have a doctor LOOK at it and get some more information about the nature of this mass. Make an appointment to see your physician asap. Don't delay. It may be nothing, but the fact that it makes you hurt to take a deep breath, it can lead to other more problematic issues. ...Read more
Generally not: However if you feel a mass then you should have a doctor examine you. ...Read more
Left side large mass under rib cage area. When I lay on my right side I feel it. Almost like a babies head or butt! Help!
I have a 5x5 inch doughy feeling mass build up on my left rib cage just below my armpit. It moves easily, and is painless. Right side is smaller?
There is a hard painless mass above an appendectomy incision below my right rib cage. I had the surgery more than 10 years ago. What could it be?
Soft mass protruding from right upper quadrant of chest area no pain associated extends from lower rib cage towards naval area about 1"1/2 wide by 5"?
A statement not?: It should B eval'd by PCP & get referred if needed. ...Read more
I have a flat hand sized mass on my left rib cage and a smaller one on my right ribcage. Its soft to the touch and moves when I push i. its painless?
If the mass is painless and soft, slippery and does not affect the overlying skin, then this is a lipoma. They are usually left alone.
can be multiple. Also they can grow over years to a size of a palm ...Read more
Lump over my left rib cage for over a year. Doc said it's a lipoma- but it is a firm mass and hurts sometimes. Mobile. Approx 5cm x 2cm. Concerning?
Check it out: Lipomas are generally benign fatty growths. However, you can never be 100% sure it is a lipoma without removing it and checking it. Also, if it is becoming painful that may be grounds to have it removed and examined. ...Read more
I have a palm size mass under my left breast on my rib cage. It can be palpated. Do I need to worry about this? It only hurts off and on.
See doctor: Any mass should be evaluated. Please see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Mass on left upper rib cage under arm. Like a third breast soft like a breast but at the base near the ribs it gets firmer 3"X 3" at base 6-7"total.
Girlie Boy?: Sounds like what is called a "lipoma, " which is an organized overgrowth of fat. Kind of a very benign tumor ('tumor' means 'swelling'). If it's causing you a problem see a general or a plastic surgeon to have it removed. And tell your girlfriend that No, it's not God's way of saying you're a "girlie boy." ...Read more
I have a mass next to my lower right guardant rib cage. When I suck in you can see the lump stick out? I've had a CT done 6 months ago & neg 4 cancer
I am experiencing abdominal mass below left rib cage just off center. It feels to be an inch or so in size. It does not move and is sore to touch.?
Need hands on exam: See your doctor and have it examined ...Read more
Pain in upper abdomen below the sternum and bad back pain. I could feel a mass under right rib cage that went away after the pain left. What is it?
Can there be a mass built up under your left rib cage/upper abdomen from poop? Or lack of popping?
Yes!: Yes this is very possible. How constipated are you? Consider talking to your doctor about a laxative such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). You can take 17-34 g a day. Ask your doctor before using to take more than that for 2 weeks. Side effects are diarrhea and possible dehydration. ...Read more
Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?
See physician: Axillary mass present for 5 months is not normal, no matter what the other symptoms. The mass could represent chronic infection or tumor. Should have physical examination by physician and then usually imaging studies which may include ct, mr, and possibly bone scan or pet. ...Read more