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Lump On Right Ribcage Symptoms
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
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
Painless movable lump on my right ribcage and is movable and I can now kind of see it when I stand up. Just noticed it 2 weeks ago. .
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
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
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