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Doctor insights on: Lump On Right Ribcage Symptoms

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Painful lump on right side above ribcage?

Painful lump on right side above ribcage?

Needs to be seen: Please have your doc take a look. It could be a variety of things, e.g., lymph gland, cyst, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

Varies: There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Potential causes include a superficial problem with the rib itself, or something deeper such as: a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump on my ribcage. Been there for years and not changed. Should i be concerned?

Not really but. ....: ....2 b sure it would b a good idea 2 have it evaluated by ur pcp on a non emergency basis. The fact that it has not changed in size usually means that it is not a malignant process, but the fact that it is painful warrants an eval. ...Read more

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I have a hard "lump" or "knot" if you will on my right side next to the bottom of my ribcage, i noticed it about 4-5 months ago and kidneystones n ov?

I have a hard "lump" or "knot" if you will on my right side next to the bottom of my ribcage, i noticed it about 4-5 months ago and  kidneystones n ov?

Probably not kidney…: Related. Is the lump tender/painful? May be an inflamed junction of the rib and cartilage (see picture) called costochondritis or u may have separated the junction with a resultant lump when it healed. Any history of injury to the area or bout of sever coughing? If tylenol (acetaminophen) or an NSAID doesn't relieve any discomfort u may have, see fp for exam. May need x-ray to further evaluate. ...Read more

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I have this same lump on my back just below my ribcage on the right side and it is very painful especially while sitting down and when I stretch I can?

Skin or deeper?: If this is in your skin and not discolored. it is probably an oil gland cyst. Anything more than this requires a real physical doctor to observe and advise. ...Read more

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Yesterday I felt what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

Yesterday I felt  what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

See a doctor: you need to go and see a doctor it is hard to predict what is the lump in that location without proper examination so go and see a doctor ...Read more

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I'm 25.Noticed a lump on the right side of my ribcage(10th rib) since 1 month.There's no pain but the lump seems to be increasing.Should I do a scan?

You should see a doc: Depending on what the doc feels it is, sometimes your are much better off taking a simple biopsy which would give you a more defitive diagnosis of the lesion. ...Read more

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I have a lump the size of a quarter under my ribcage on my back under the skin on thw right and it hurts alot. How did I get it and what is it?

I have a lump the size of a quarter under my ribcage on my back under the skin on thw right and it hurts alot. How did I get it and what is it?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for diagnosis to be sure. ...Read more

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Periodical deep pain near a small lump on rib left side of my lower/mid from center of my back and with pain behind ribcage on left side of my back.?

Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg. ...Read more

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Lump just below ribcage with paiin and sharp stabbing pain? Any ideas

Get checked: A painful lump should be checked out. It might just be an infected skin area, a benign fatty tumor pressing on rib and painful. If smoking history there is always concern for cancer. If history of injury, fracture should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Painful lump under my left arm pit, over ribcage. Should i be worried about this?

Painful lump under my left arm pit, over ribcage. Should i be worried about this?

Need to be examined: A painful mass always needs to be worked up. There are numerous things it could be, but first step is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a lipoma removed on my ribcage 9 days ago, stitches still haven't dissolved. Should i still feel a lump there?

I had a lipoma removed on my ribcage 9 days ago, stitches still haven't dissolved.  Should i still feel a lump there?

Yes possible: Yes some times small amount of fluid (seroma ) collects in the lipoma site will take couple wks to clear completely, so is your stitches speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left ribcage ive had it for years it does not hurt to touch I think it might be a kind of tumor I sometimes worry but never act?

I have a lump on my left ribcage ive had it for years  it does not hurt to touch I think it might be a kind of tumor I sometimes worry but never act?

Next physical exam: Point this thing out to your physician. It's common to have a bump on one of the costochondral joints. They can grow funny when they're fusing. They mean nothing whatever. If it's been there for a long time, it's almost certainly nothing. But do show your physician. ...Read more

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Felt lumps under my bottom last ribcage on the left,they r tender to touch and is not on the skin about size of half a pea,wen i flex i cant feel it?

Felt lumps under my bottom last ribcage on the left,they r tender to touch and is not on the skin about size of half a pea,wen i flex i cant feel it?

Lumps: These small lumps may be lipomas which are benign fatty tissue growths and can be small and multiple. They are not usually tender unless they are irritated. A physician would have to examine you for accurate diagnosis,however. ...Read more