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Mass on lower rib, symptoms leg cramps, lower back ache, chest congestion and tiredness and fatigue. I have CP what cud this b?

Mass on lower rib, symptoms leg cramps, lower back ache, chest congestion and tiredness  and fatigue. I have CP what cud this b?

What is CP: You certainly need to discuss this with your phyician . This group of signs and symptoms may have a very simple explanation. Also they may all not be related. I'm not certain what you mean by CP. Your physician should help clarify how much of each of these symptoms is been a related and what the cause maybe ...Read more

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1 wk bilateral flank pain, now a big mass deep in right abdomen ~2" below ribs. Scoots upward if i squeeze my side. Stools have been black/maroon but are occult neg. No other (new) symptoms. Advice?

1 wk bilateral flank pain, now a big mass deep in right abdomen ~2" below ribs. Scoots upward if i squeeze my side. Stools have been black/maroon but are occult neg. No other (new) symptoms. Advice?

GI blood: Black stools, if not due to upper GI bleeding can be caused by taking iron or peptobismol. Maroon colored stools are quite suspicious of blood coming from the small intestine or upper colon. An abdominal ct scan or MRI should identify the mass you describe and give the radiologist and your physician enough information to make a differential diagnosis and advise you on the next course of action. ...Read more

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Pain bottom r-rib area+constant occ. Severe unilat r-side lymph swell neck/arm/pit for 8 long mon. Ct=3.5cm thyroid mass-subtotal 3wks ago-dx papillary. Symptoms continue>can l-side pap mets to r-arm?

Pain bottom r-rib area+constant occ. Severe unilat r-side lymph swell neck/arm/pit for 8 long mon. Ct=3.5cm thyroid mass-subtotal 3wks ago-dx papillary. Symptoms continue>can l-side pap mets to r-arm?

Yes: Papillary thyroid carcinoma (if i understood the diagnosis correctly) may metastasize to lymph nodes on the same side of the body and on the opposite side as well. This particular type of cancer has a high rate of lymph node metastasis but the prognosis is still very good, especially in younger patients. It can also spread to other organs (lungs, bones, brain). Oncology consult is a must. ...Read more

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Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?

Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?

See physician: Axillary mass present for 5 months is not normal, no matter what the other symptoms. The mass could represent chronic infection or tumor. Should have physical examination by physician and then usually imaging studies which may include ct, mr, and possibly bone scan or pet. ...Read more

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I have a decent size mass on my lower left rib cage.. What could it be?

I have a decent size mass on my lower left rib cage.. What could it be?

Not sure: This could be something to be concerned about it depends on how this presents and what the history of this mass is. Too little information for me to really give you an answer. I would recommend that you see your doctor and have this looked at to be sure. ...Read more

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I can feel a large hard mass on my tummy underneath my ribs?

I can feel a large hard mass on my tummy underneath my ribs?

Doctor can evaluate: Normal, healthy people do not have a "hard mass" in their tummies. A "hard mass" anywhere in the tummy needs an evaluation by a doctor. One's primary care doctor is the best place to start. Underneath the ribs, a mass could be the liver or spleen, or something inside the liver or inside the spleen. ...Read more

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What does there is focal asymmetry over the medial left 1st rib which may be projectional although underlying mass is not excluded means for a 65 yr?

Shadow: Means there may be an x ray 'shadow' which is meaningless, BUT they cannot be sure that there is not a mass. A repeat image will clear the matter... ...Read more

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Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned ?

Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned ?

Maybe: Depends on how long it has been there ; may be a fatty tumor or even a hernia but would rec a md to look at it ; sometimes it can even be a floating rib , which is benign. ...Read more

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I have a hard, fixed mass under left rib cage. No pain, doesn't show on x-ray...?

Cont to follow: You need to continue to f/up with your DR concerning this. It is impossible to give you reassurance about this without an exam ...Read more