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Hard lump under right rib cage pain up to shoulder blade,shooting bone pain. Went to ER they didn't know, have PCP apt in Aug. What could this be???

Hard lump under right rib cage pain up to shoulder blade,shooting bone pain. Went to ER they didn't know, have PCP apt in Aug. What could this be???

Could be liver or GB: The area under your right rib margin is home to your liver as well as your Gall Bladder. It is possible you have a problem there. I might suggest getting a liver/biliary ultrasound if they did not do that in the ER. Probably would NOT wait for a month however. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump under my right rib cage with pain up to shoulder blade, extreme shooting bone pain. ER did not know, can not get to PCP until AUG.

I have a hard lump under my right rib cage with pain up to shoulder blade, extreme shooting bone pain. ER did not know, can not get to PCP until AUG.

Needs attention: This doesn't sound like something that should wait 4-8 weeks for attention. Did you speak to a medical professional at your PCP's office, or an appointment clerk? If the latter, call back and request a call from a nurse or doctor. Discuss with them, hopefully they can get you in sooner. ...Read more

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Lump under rib cage, had ct of abdomen, not hernia. Hurts to bend, stretch, laugh, and eat big meals, please help!

Lump under rib cage, had ct of abdomen, not hernia. Hurts to bend, stretch, laugh, and eat big meals, please help!

Costochondritis?: you could have a problem with the joint between ribs and 'floating ribs'. Sometimes physical manipulation can help with this. Extra fat can worsen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

Monitor: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and remains stable over time. Bone spur is hard, fixed and tender on palpation. Neuroma may or may not painful but usually fixed. Just monitor for changes in size, superficial ulceration, changes in color and if any suspicious change talk to PCP. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

What do you recommend if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

See your physician.: See your family doctor or internist, so that he/she can assess the "lump", and order any potential diagnostic studies to determine what it may be. It can be anything from an inflammed muscle, to some type of a mass. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

Surely: Surely you know we can't answer your question without an examination. What you describe as a fatty lump may be something else entirely. Please see your GP for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I have gallstones, no obstruction and no infection. I have been having painful attacks for 18 mon, now a lump under my right rib cage in sever pain.?

I have gallstones, no obstruction and no infection.  I have been having painful attacks for 18 mon, now a lump under my right rib cage in sever pain.?

See your doctor. : You need to be seen by your doctor. You could have a stone stuck in the duct that drains your gallbladder and now your gallbladder is infected (acute cholecystitis). This can be a serious problem if not managed quickly. ...Read more

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Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?

Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?

Get doc eval: If the pain is on the right side could be gallbladder and it could be infected. Gallbladder pain radiates to the right shoulder. ...Read more

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