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Lump Under Rib Cage And Pain
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
What could it be if I have a hard lump under right rib cage pain up to shoulder blade insides dull ache abdomen hurts off/on? Went to ER have PCP apt.
Yes: possible gall bladder issue if the pain is under or near the right upper abdomen and can get referred pain into the right shoulder with it ...Read more
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
I have a hard lump under my right rib cage with pain through entire side and up to shoulder blade, extreme shooting bone pain, weight loss, fever?
Doc: Sounds like something you should have evaluated. ...Read more
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
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 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
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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