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Painful Lump On Left Ribcage
Lump on left ribcage, no trauma previously. MRI doesn't show lipoma that Dr. thought it MIGHT be. Growing and painful. "Normal" fat act like this?
Need to be examined: A painful mass always needs to be worked up. There are numerous things it could be, but first step is to see your doctor. ...Read more
Varies: There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Potential causes include a superficial problem with the rib itself, or something deeper such as: a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more
I have a small painful lump on my ribcage. Been there for years and not changed. Should i be concerned?
Not really but. ....: ....2 b sure it would b a good idea 2 have it evaluated by ur pcp on a non emergency basis. The fact that it has not changed in size usually means that it is not a malignant process, but the fact that it is painful warrants an eval. ...Read more
I have this same lump on my back just below my ribcage on the right side and it is very painful especially while sitting down and when I stretch I can?
Skin or deeper?: If this is in your skin and not discolored. it is probably an oil gland cyst. Anything more than this requires a real physical doctor to observe and advise. ...Read more
Periodical deep pain near a small lump on rib left side of my lower/mid from center of my back and with pain behind ribcage on left side of my back.?
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg. ...Read more
Noticed little squishy lump on left side of neck a week ago. now have a lump / swollen? (different from right side) on my left lower ribcage.
Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cysts are very common problems. The occur when skin glands get obstructed and sebum builds up. They may get infected leading to redness pain and increasing size. You should see your doctor to have the cyst removed. Until then warm compresses and oral analgesics like acetaminophen and ibuprofen can help decrease the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't know if ds is a lump or a bone.Its not movable and its hard..Could ds be a protruding xyphoid?In bet.D ribcage and xyphoid.Not painful
Most likely xyphoid : Have you lost recently, if you most likely the bone is showing more than before. ...Read more
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