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What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

Varies: There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Potential causes include a superficial problem with the rib itself, or something deeper such as: a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Painless lumps are somewhat more worrisome than painful ones, hence, see your PCP for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

What causes a swollen pimple on right side of abdomen?

"Swollen pimple": If a little red raised bump on your body you initially thought was a pimple starts to swell, it may be a signs of an infection, especially if there is associated redness & tenderness. These may progress to more advanced infections. After you are examined, your doctor will be able to decide on specific treatments, such as antibiotics or incision & drainage. These are easier to treat if done soon. ...Read more

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What causes my swollen , hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

What causes my swollen , hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

A Hernia: If the swelling disappears when you lie down and massage it, it may be a hernia. May require simple surgery if painful. If not need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hard lump on lower left side of stomach. Redness around it?

Hard lump on lower left side of stomach. Redness around it?

Need exam: Impossible to give DX without an exam Please call you DR and get scheduled. If worsening, then go to the ER. ...Read more

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Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Causes of non painful, immovable lumps to the right of navel in female?

Lumps: If the mass is just below the skin it is likely that they are lipomas, calcified fat deposits, which are benign. Though should be evaluated by your family doctor. These can be easily removed for definitive diagnosis and/or causing discomfort or aesthetically displeasing. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

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What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

Lymph Node: A lot of poss answers to this & a lot depends on the characteristics it. There are a lot of areas of lymph nodes in the body (see pic) including in the "submandibular" space below the chin. This could be from your body fighting a viral or bacterial infection-which may need tx. If viral it will likely go away by itself. Could also be an abscess or other prob. If stays, red, warm, fever get checked ...Read more

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Swollen labia (my right side) with painful and very large bump above the clitoris. What is it? Sore.

Infection: Pain and swelling in the genital area is probably an infection. The most likely cause in a sexually active woman is herpes. You should be checked soon so appropriate treatment and accurate diagnosis given. ...Read more

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Abdominal lump on right side. It above my pelvic area a few inches on top of my c section. It's painful and kinda firm. ?

Abdominal lump on right side. It above my pelvic area a few inches on top of my c section. 
It's painful and kinda firm. 

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Can't tell, : Several possibilities, may or may not be related to the C section wound/scar, you need to be examined, or have a virtual consult with Healthtap, good luck ...Read more

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What causes a painful lump on sole bottom of my foot?

A few things...: A lot dependds on if the "lump" is in the skin or under the skin. It could ba any of a number of tumors, or more commonly, a benign process known as a plantar fibroma. See a podiatrist for an exam. ...Read more

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Lump on inside of wrist near vein. Size of pea sticking out. Small, non visible lump on vein near other lump. Pain, burning, numbness in the same arm.

More context: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them; generally the context matters a great deal. Recent trauma including intravenous injection illegal or otherwise changes possibilities drastically. Ganglion cyst comes to mind otherwise (a cyst in the covering of a nerve like a blister from wear and tear) associated with nerve irritaiton. ...Read more

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Tender side breast, hard lump and pain at side of upper part of armpit?

Tender side breast, hard lump and pain at side of upper part of armpit?

See a doctor : You need to be examined by a physician. Could be an infection or enlarged lymph node. Some breast tumors can also be inflammatory. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy lump on the sternum?

What causes an itchy lump on the sternum?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more