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Lump In Upper Rib
I have a squishy feeling lump on my upper rib cage below my collar bone that is painless and immobile. I am a 21 year old female?
Sub clavicle lump: Painless is good ,immobile is not ,so get it looked at by a physician ...Read more
Mobile lump upper left rib below breast. No injury but lump/surrounding area is painful. Lower back also sore. Any ideas please?
NEEDS an exam: Encourage your partner to get examined by his physician so that the appropriate testing can be done to determine the diagnosis. The "virtual" platform will not be useful in figuring this out! Be seen. ...Read more
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
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
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
Skin and bones.: It is important to know if the lumps are on or part of the ribs or in the soft tissues over the ribs or in the cartilage portion of the rib. Calcinosis (abnormal calcifications) that can occur around bone, joints, and even soft tissues due to diseases or just from benign processes or old injury. See your doctor about this. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/soft-tissue-calcification-1 ...Read more