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Lumps in my belly near my ribs what is it?

Lumps in my belly near my ribs what is it?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Hi my left brest is hurting and my stomach above my belly is hurting?

Hi my left brest is hurting and my stomach above my belly is hurting?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Constipation may be secondary to an underlying problem. ...Read more

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I have small red itchy bumps on my back and near my ribs what is it?

I have small red itchy bumps on my back and near my ribs what is it?

Outbreaks of itchy: red bumps are very common and have many different causes: allergy related hives, especially if you've contacted something new (natural/leaves/plant or artificial/household chemicals). A red itchy rash can go along with being sick (chicken pox/impetigo) or parasites (scabies). Try some OTC cortisone cream and antihistamine for a day or two ... then to Derm if persists. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Why is my stomach so sore under my ribs and bellybutton?

Why is my stomach so sore under my ribs and bellybutton?

Reflux usually: This may be due to gastric reflux and hyperacidity. Suggest an ultrasound and if need be endoscopy by GI specialist/. ...Read more

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My chin hurts and my mouth is swollen under my botton lip?

My chin hurts and my mouth is swollen under my botton lip?

Gargle listerine: If this doesn't help than may need to see doctor. Could be an infection. ...Read more

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I've been hurting below my ribs inn my left.Side and it's swollen and feels hot what could this be?

I've been hurting below my ribs inn my left.Side and it's swollen and feels hot what could this be?

Infection: If you have swelling , pain , heat in your body part , it indicates at least you have an inflammation . It is possible also that your have infection like boil. In any case you need to monitor it and let your pcp have a look at it if it still continue to persist ...Read more

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My left side of my face is swollen I am wondering why? My left cheek is swollen so bad it's tight and it's pulling down on my eye a little.

My left side of my face is swollen I am wondering why? My left cheek is swollen so bad it's tight and it's pulling down on my eye a little.

Could be infection: When was your last dental check up? You mak have a tooth that is non-vital and is draining into your cheeck. Please be evaluated immediately by a dentist to determine if one or more of your teeth is the cause. ...Read more

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I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

Limited information: With this ltd.Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If it is in the underarm a potential lymphnode /infected hair follicle , commonly called boil (furuncle) is there. Is there any pus coming from it.Any fever. If it is an elarged lymphnodeneed to r/o inflammation vs cancer add more ino., can answer better. ...Read more

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Why is my top lip and under my nose swollen?

Why is my top lip and under my nose swollen?

Swollen lip: Swollen lip could be due to allergy or infection , reaction to medications etc . Please consult a doctor . ...Read more

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Why does my left side of my body hurt? It's under my chest area, ribs.

Why does my left side of my body hurt? It's under my chest area, ribs.

List of possible: reasons is too long to entertain. If problem becomes chronic than medical evaluation would be appropriate. Take care. ...Read more

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I woke today found my left side of my face is swollen from my lips till under my eye i don't have fever and my face is painful i feel my gum is swolle?

Non-vital tooth: It is very possible that one of the maxillary teeth has gone non-vital... The nerve has died. Or, an old root canal is failing. Cannot tell over the internet. You need to be seen locally by a dentist. Make the call. ...Read more

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Why is my left testicle swollen and my stomach hurt?

Why is my left testicle swollen and my stomach hurt?

SEVERAL CONDITIONS: Can cause these symptoms. You need to see a doctor asap please. ...Read more

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Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Muscle vs bone : Could be muscle (intercostal) vs internal organ... If persistent, probably need to see primary care doctor for work up. ...Read more

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I think i cracked my ribs on my right side but I am having severe pain on my front right side underneath the bottom of my ribs. What is it?

Unclear: Cracked ribs can be diagnosed on ct scan and often times on x-ray also. If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more