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I found a lump (size of a golf ball) on my left rib cage. Im a 16 year old female and have no other symptoms. Im freaking out, what could it be?

I found a lump (size of a golf ball) on my left rib cage. Im a 16 year old female and have no other symptoms. Im freaking out, what could it be?

Hard to say: Exactly what it is without more details and examination . It is best to have yourself examined by your physician to see if you will need blood tests, diagnostic testings or biopsy.Better to know what it is than fear of the unknown! ...Read more

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Does this sound like hernia symptoms?under my left rib cage at night it feels like something is sliding around and a lump is there also.

Does this sound like hernia symptoms?under my left rib cage at night it feels like something is sliding around and a lump is there also.

Could be: It could be a hernia. If the lump is there all the time then it may be something else. Hernia lumps tend to come out or be more pronounced when there is increased abdominal pressure like when straining to have a bowel movement or when coughing. Have your doctor check it to make sure of the cause of the lump. ...Read more

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Today i just found a lump under my left breast on the rib cage. It is very painful and I have another on left back rib which radiates to the front. Are these symptoms of cancer?

Need to see your doc: Only a doctor's examination can clarify what it is. Any lump, if it is new and it is real, means something is wrong. It can be an infection(skin) or it could be something else. ...Read more

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I have painful lumps on my ribs?

I have painful lumps on my ribs?

Lymph nodes?: If the bumps are in an area where there are lymph nodes (under the arm) they may be due to an infection or something more serious like breast or organ cancer. Find a health care practitioner that can differentiate between skin, lymphatic or boney location to the bumps, or write back with more specifics. ...Read more

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My son got pain and lump on his ribs?

My son got pain and lump on his ribs?

Contusion of ribs: He has a contusion of the rib with a possible underlying hematoma. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower left rib?

I have a painful lump on my lower left rib?

Rib evaluation. I is: If you had a previous trauma at that site like a fractured rib then it may be just a healing fracture. If there has been no trauma and you have a painful lump then this should be seen by a doctor fairly soon. Any painful growth on a bone has to be looked at and evaluated. ...Read more

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Lump under left rib should I be worried its not painful?

Inclusion cyst?: Hard to tell a lump since there are many underlying causes. Have your primary or a dermatologist take a look further. Typically an inclusion or fatty cysts can be present as well w/o pain. ...Read more

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I got a hard lump on my right side on my rib what could it be?

I got a hard lump on my right side on my rib  what could it be?

See a local doc: A hard lump by itself without details or visualization and examination is impossible to know what it is. You should see a local physician to be examined if it bothers you. ...Read more