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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?

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

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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

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I have a decent size mass on my lower left rib cage.. What could it be?

I have a decent size mass on my lower left rib cage.. What could it be?

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

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I have a hard, fixed mass under left rib cage. No pain, doesn't show on x-ray...?

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

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I have a moveable painless mass on top of my upper left side but toward the middle of my rib cage. ?

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

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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

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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 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?

Evaluation: Hi, that's possibly a fat mass, called lipoma but to be sure you need to see a doctor, if the mass is growing fast then you need evaluation and imaging ASAP. best of luck. ...Read more

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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?

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