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Left Rib Mass Symptoms
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
What does there is focal asymmetry over the medial left 1st rib which may be projectional although underlying mass is not excluded means for a 65 yr?
Shadow: Means there may be an x ray 'shadow' which is meaningless, BUT they cannot be sure that there is not a mass. A repeat image will clear the matter... ...Read more
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
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. ?
8yr. old son has a mass on his right side just below his ribs, no pain or other symptoms, what could this be from?
I have a walnut sized mass (painful when lying down) below my left ribs in front. Should I be concerned? This has been constant for several months.
See your primary: You should be checked by your primary provider. A persistent painful mass should be evaluated by a physician. It may or may not be serious, but definitely should be examined and evaluated. ...Read more
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?
I have been experiencing left side rib pain / fullness for about 6 weeks, a lump or mass has now developed on the lower potion of left ribs. Concerns?
Mass: any mass is of concern. See a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis ...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