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Lump Rib Back
Small bony lump after last rib on back? Feels like a little rib? No pain, no discomfort, nothing out of the ordinary. Bone spur maybe?
Possibly: If hard and connected to your back likely a rib/floating rib. If concerned a face to face exam with your doctor will confirm other findings. Good luck and feel good. ...Read more
Found a lump back left rib cage yesterday. Pain along left side ribs to hip front pelvic area pain feel fullness like ribs touching my hips!?
Examination: The rapid onset of your symptoms suggests an infection, but you don't describe feeling ill other than fullness and pain. See your physician today, and if you can't get in head to the emergency room. ...Read more
I have has this lump on my left side of my back right below my ribs it doesn't hurt had it for a few years what is it?
I have a lump (not painful) which feels about 4cm by 2cm. It is on my ribs, just on my back. I can move it around a little. Help!
Sounds like fat cyst: Sometimes sweat gland can grow inwards producing a cyst. If this bothers U, can be removed. The cyst has capsule around it which also needs removed and leaves indentation which dissapears slowly. If it begins to smell or leak U can have removed w insur claiming infected, Otherwise ins may not pay. Also they can recur. Show primary MD & seek derm to examine. Removal not a big deal. ...Read more
Left side almost back, last rib of the ribs cage, 1cm lump since 6-8 months, no pain only feel discomfort while i touch, could you please help?
Not enough informati: We do not have enough information to tell you what this lump on the right rib could be without more details and possible examination It can be anywhere from a fatty tumor called lipoma,a cyst,a bony tumor or any other thing I suggest you have it checked by your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be cause of hard lump, size of gumball, on bottom right rib felt on back/side. Had 12 years now. Not usually painful unless pressed on alot?
NotSeriousGetChecked: You have had this for 12 years and it has not changed.It is hard lump to feel which means it is likely to be in the rib itself or over it Could be a cyst or a healed scar from old fracture or a benign tumor It needs to be evaluated by your Primary Care Doctor when you next visit him/her let him check it ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers