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Fatty Tumor On Rib Cage
Will u please tell me what to do when I have sharp pains on fatty tumor ( right now I have pain :'-( the pain is lower left rib cage?
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Will a benign fatty tumor compounded by scoliosis near left rib cage show up on a chest ct scan? feels like when I turn it wants to lock up on me.
I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?
Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage
I have a lipoma in my back on top of rib cage (u/s done) could that have anything to do with the swelling I have in the rib/flank area now?
What is the appropriate test for a lipoma on the back to see if it's within the rib cage and if it is what is treatment if it's causing pain?
Ultrasound perhaps.: A lipoma is a benign fatty tumor that can occur anywhere on the body. They very rarely cause any pain or physical problem, and are removed primarily for definitive diagnosis or cosmetic concerns. A tumor "within the rib cage" may be imaged with ultrasound initially, then ct or MRI later is the physician determines necessity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer