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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?

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?

A lipoma may: have a capsule so thin, or even absent, that the MRI can't pick it up. However, lipomas rarely demonstrate perceptible growth or pain, so if your lump is painful and enlarging, it might not be a lipoma. ...Read more

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Painful lump under my left arm pit, over ribcage. Should i be worried about this?

Painful lump under my left arm pit, over ribcage. Should i be worried about 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

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Painful lump on right side above ribcage?

Painful lump on right side above ribcage?

Needs to be seen: Please have your doc take a look. It could be a variety of things, e.g., lymph gland, cyst, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

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

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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

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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

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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