painless lump on left ribcage

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Dr. Peter Baiocco answered:

What can cause tender lumps abdominal rib cage area?

Lipomas

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sometimes small fatty tumors called lipomas can cause this
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I have three lumps in rib cage, headaches, stomach pain, night sweats, nausea and fatigue.

Systemic illness

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Would strongly recommend that you see a doctor ASAP. If the night sweats are due to fever, tuberculosis is a good possibility, and tumors may produce similar symptoms and signs. You need a full detailed evaluation which will probably include imaging studies and possibly a biopsy of some of these lumps. Good luck
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Ive had three lumps on rib cage pain extreme fatigue headacjes. Ultra aound ok wbc high rbc low doc thinks herpes i dont?

Consider Shingles

Exhaustion
Shingles is a viral infection which follows the nerve tracts; it is usually limited to half of the body parts(does not cross the mid-line when located on the trunk. Lesions of Zoster are blistery in apearance when they first come on but can burst later and appear like small skin bumps. It is not difficult to diagnose as most doctors have seen many such cases. if not satisfied get 2 nd opinion.
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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered:

Can floating ribs be felt on front of body? Have lumps below bottom of rib cage on each side that feel long and hard like a bone

No, they are located

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in the back only. You should see your PCP to be evaluated & investigated to get the correct diagnosis.
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Dr. Sewa Legha answered:

I have 3 lumps on right rib cage fatigue doc doesnt know what they are now having extreme burning pain across stomach when sitting very tired?

Why lumps?

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You need to confirm if you have real lumps on your chest wall. This can be confirmed by a physical exam by a doctor and further checked with a Chest X-ray or, if need be, a CT scan of the chest. You may need a second medical opinion if the first doctor has not figured out what you have and what you need to do next.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I have three medium size lumps on rib cage for six months painful when you touch them pain in stomach headachea fatigue my doc said herpes but i have?

Herpes simplex

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This does not sound like herpes, but without seeing the lesions it is impossible to diagnose. My advice would be to see another doctor and get a second opinion ASAP. Good luck.
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Dr. Robert Rahimi answered:

Stomach pain 2 inches below right rib cage and 2 inches to the right of my belly button. I also have bloating and gas. There are two hard lumps underneath the skin which are painful.

Gallbladder or ulcer

Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease) especially if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS like Motrin or Ibuprofen). You should contact your PCP to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. If you have fever/severe pain, go to ER.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

Lump on my lower left rib cage, roughly 2 x 1.25 inches, bit soft, movable, painless, only visible and palpable when I stretch upward. Help please?

Lipoma

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A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump that's most often situated between your skin and the underlying muscle layer. Often a lipoma is easy to identify because it moves readily with slight finger pressure. It's doughy to touch and usually not tender. You may have more than one lipoma. Lipomas can occur at any age, but they're most often detected during middle age.A lipoma isn't cancer.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

a lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

Let us see

Skin
Is this lump attached to skin? This is not a good sign. Is this lump painful? Is there is any recent trauma to the area? Are this lump warm and the skin over it? If the answer to all the questions No? Most likely is benign lump. Check with your doc?
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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered:

Lump under left rib cage..could it be a floating rib?

Yes, at the back, --

Bones
if its swollen for any reason. Generally ribs do not swell, unless growing a cyst or a tumor in it. These are extremely uncommon, to say the least. A healing fracture off a bone could be felt as a swelling. These are located at the back , on either side of the spine and covered by plenty of muscles. Difficult to be seen or felt easily, except in a very skinny person.
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