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Is lump in middle of rib cage a bone?

Yes

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You are probably referring to the zip hood process, which is a bony pronence that projects off the inferior aspect of the sternum. It can be quite prominent in slender people . Thank you.
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Dr. Guy Fogel answered:

How do I remove this lump in middle of rib cage?

See a physician

You should have this evaluated to decide if an excisional biopsy is needed.
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Dr. Tracy A. Berg answered:

i have a firm lump in middle of rib cage above belly and below chest and its become itchy on outside what could this be?

Xyphoid bone

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The location you describe is at the end of your sternum. Occasionally the xyphoid, (small bone/cartilage) at the end of sternum will dislocate and form a bump/lump. It is benign condition. A lateral chest x-ray should be able to show this condition. Okay to ask your doc at next visit.
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Dr. Peter Baiocco answered:

What can cause tender lumps abdominal rib cage area?

Lipomas

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sometimes small fatty tumors called lipomas can cause this
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I have three lumps in rib cage, headaches, stomach pain, night sweats, nausea and fatigue.

Systemic illness

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Would strongly recommend that you see a doctor ASAP. If the night sweats are due to fever, tuberculosis is a good possibility, and tumors may produce similar symptoms and signs. You need a full detailed evaluation which will probably include imaging studies and possibly a biopsy of some of these lumps. Good luck
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Ive had three lumps on rib cage pain extreme fatigue headacjes. Ultra aound ok wbc high rbc low doc thinks herpes i dont?

Consider Shingles

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Shingles is a viral infection which follows the nerve tracts; it is usually limited to half of the body parts(does not cross the mid-line when located on the trunk. Lesions of Zoster are blistery in apearance when they first come on but can burst later and appear like small skin bumps. It is not difficult to diagnose as most doctors have seen many such cases. if not satisfied get 2 nd opinion.
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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered:

Can floating ribs be felt on front of body? Have lumps below bottom of rib cage on each side that feel long and hard like a bone

No, they are located

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in the back only. You should see your PCP to be evaluated & investigated to get the correct diagnosis.
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Dr. Sewa Legha answered:

I have 3 lumps on right rib cage fatigue doc doesnt know what they are now having extreme burning pain across stomach when sitting very tired?

Why lumps?

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You need to confirm if you have real lumps on your chest wall. This can be confirmed by a physical exam by a doctor and further checked with a Chest X-ray or, if need be, a CT scan of the chest. You may need a second medical opinion if the first doctor has not figured out what you have and what you need to do next.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I have three medium size lumps on rib cage for six months painful when you touch them pain in stomach headachea fatigue my doc said herpes but i have?

Herpes simplex

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This does not sound like herpes, but without seeing the lesions it is impossible to diagnose. My advice would be to see another doctor and get a second opinion ASAP. Good luck.
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Dr. Robert Rahimi answered:

Stomach pain 2 inches below right rib cage and 2 inches to the right of my belly button. I also have bloating and gas. There are two hard lumps underneath the skin which are painful.

Gallbladder or ulcer

Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease) especially if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS like Motrin or Ibuprofen). You should contact your PCP to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. If you have fever/severe pain, go to ER.
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