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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Soft Lump On Rib Cage

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What can cause a lump to form under the right rib cage?

What can cause a lump to form under the right rib cage?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm anthony and i got a lump on my left rib cage and it's squishy and doesn't cause me any pain ? Can someone help me find out what it isasap?

Hi, i'm anthony and i got a lump on my left rib cage and it's squishy and doesn't cause me any pain ? Can someone help me find out what it isasap?

Lipoma: Sounds like a fatty tumor called a lipoma. This can be removed surgically. If it's small, a dermatologist can do it. If it's real big, i would see a general surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump just below left rib cage.it doesnt move or cause pain but has doubled in size in around 2 months and is now visible when standing?

Medical evaluation: Please have this lump examined in person by a medical provider. Any lump that has grown that fast warrants a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

A painful: 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! Dr Z ...Read more

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Cause for 2 soft, immovable, painless lumps in abdomen; RUQ (3") and LUQ (4"), medial and directly inferior to the rib cage?

Cause for 2 soft, immovable, painless lumps in abdomen; RUQ (3") and LUQ (4"), medial and directly inferior to the rib cage?

Depends: if just under the skin they are likely lipomas. Anytime you have a new mass it should be examined by a physician. in the place you described a lipoma is most common and is typically just below the skin level, but these are generally slightly mobil. ...Read more