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I have a flat hand sized mass on my left rib cage and a smaller one on my right ribcage. its soft to the touch and moves when i push i. its painless?

I have a flat hand sized mass on my left rib cage and a smaller one on my right ribcage. its soft to the touch and moves when i push i. its painless?

Lipoma: If the mass is painless and soft ,slippery and does not affect the overlying skin, then this is a lipoma. They are usually left alone. can be multiple. also they can grow over years to a size of a palm ...Read more

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Swollen painful hard mass over left ribcage below breast, wraps around to knot on back of ribs.5 months no diagnosis.Ct w/o contrast & xray clear.

Swollen painful hard mass over left ribcage below breast, wraps around to knot on back of ribs.5 months no diagnosis.Ct w/o contrast & xray clear.

Mass: If there is a palpable mess that you are able to palpate and nothing was seen on the CT or chest xray. I I suggest you see another physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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My sister has costochondral tenderness with increasing pain & hard mass near right ribcage. Thoughts on possible cause or relief?

My sister has costochondral tenderness with increasing pain & hard mass near right ribcage. Thoughts on possible cause or relief?

See doc now: Without a physical exam or more history, it is impossible to know what is causing her symptoms. Increasing pain with a hard mass in her chest is concerning, however. She needs to be examined now to get this figured out. ...Read more

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Mild pain under left ribcage that comes n goes since 1.5 mnths smtimes on sides navel.Splenomagely?No other symptom or changes.Non-smoker nor drunker.

Have it checked: Splenomegaly as a finding isn't common unless you've been exposed to certain things that would cause it to be felt. Is this somethig your doctor has already discussed with you? If so, yonu need for him/ her to do an abdominal exam on you while lying down, and you'll have your answer. If it's continuous, and not related to your spleen, check your diet as bloating can be occur. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with 10x9 CM slightly hyperechoic solid mass in left lobe during incidental u/s-no symptoms. I'm 37 & 21 weeks pregnant. What is recommended?

Diagnosed with 10x9 CM slightly hyperechoic solid mass in left lobe during incidental u/s-no symptoms. I'm 37 & 21 weeks pregnant. What is recommended?

Get a diagnosis: You need to have a diagnosis to know what to do. You will likely need the assistance of several physicians. Perhaps a maternal fetal medicine specialist will be use for the OB part if your general OB has questions. If you do not have symptoms and the mass is benign then you may be able to progress through the pregnancy without any special treatment. Your doc will help when there is a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cysts possiblity it could be cancerous...Should it be biopsied or removed? I have a paraneoplastic syndrome been in search if there is any tumors in the body causing my symptoms. A mass or complex cyst was found on my left ovary that has b

Complex ovarian cysts possiblity it could be cancerous...Should it be biopsied or removed? I have a paraneoplastic syndrome been in search if there is any tumors in the body causing my symptoms. A mass or complex cyst was found on my left ovary that has b

There : There are many things to consider here. One is your age, also do you have children? What was your doctor's recommendation? Have you seen a gyn/oncologist? If not you should do so for a different opinion/perspective. Honestly i can't make a recommendation based on the limited info. I have, therefore i encourage you to get a second opinion. I hope other doctor's here on avvo.Com can lend their opinion as well. Good luck. ...Read more