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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 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