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Doctor insights on: Painless Lump On Left Ribcage

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I have a lump on my left ribcage ive had it for years it does not hurt to touch I think it might be a kind of tumor I sometimes worry but never act?

I have a lump on my left ribcage ive had it for years it does not hurt to touch I think it might be a kind of tumor I sometimes worry but never act?

Next physical exam: Point this thing out to your physician. It's common to have a bump on one of the costochondral joints. They can grow funny when they're fusing. They mean nothing whatever. If it's been there for a long time, it's almost certainly nothing. But do show your physician.

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Have a small lump on left side of ribcage just slightly below it, feels like a pea moving under the skin, can move it, no pain. Only felt when standin?

Have a small lump on left side of ribcage just slightly below it, feels like a pea moving under the skin, can move it, no pain. Only felt when standin?

Lipoma: It sounds like you may be describing a benign lipoma which is a fatty tumor. Cysts of the skin or sebaceous cysts could be similar. Obviously, if it grows, becomes irritated, or tender you need to see a medical provider. Certainly if you are concerned and worry about constantly see someone now. Good luck

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My wife has a goofball size lump on her back it is behind her ribcage on the left side she has no pain but was diagnosed with alpa one lung deficiency?

My wife has a goofball size lump on her back it is behind her ribcage on the left side she has no pain but was diagnosed with alpa one lung deficiency?

Lipoma: If the lump is soft like fat it's probably a lipoma which is nothing to worry about. If the lump is more superficial it may be a sebaceous cyst. Both are benign and can be treated surgically if need. Neither one has much to do with her alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency or the lungs. Best wishes.

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Fell Aug, severe internal back bruising. Xray nothing broken. Now front bottom left ribcage area is sticking out like lump. No pain but hard sleep side.

Fell Aug, severe internal back bruising. Xray nothing broken. Now front bottom left ribcage area is sticking out like lump. No pain but hard sleep side.

Rib protruding -fall: Would repeat xray. Sometimes whe na fracture is new, you may miss it on xray especially if not displaced. Later when t he bone heals there is a different density/position so you can detect the fracture. F/u w/doc

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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.

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I'm 25.Noticed a lump on the right side of my ribcage (10th rib) since 1 month. There's no pain but the lump seems to be increasing. Should I do a scan?

You should see a doc: Depending on what the doc feels it is, sometimes your are much better off taking a simple biopsy which would give you a more defitive diagnosis of the lesion.

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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.

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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.

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Felt lumps under my bottom last ribcage on the left, they r tender to touch and is not on the skin about size of half a pea, wen I flex I cant feel it?

Felt lumps under my bottom last ribcage on the left, they r tender to touch and is not on the skin about size of half a pea, wen I flex I cant feel it?

Lumps: These small lumps may be lipomas which are benign fatty tissue growths and can be small and multiple. They are not usually tender unless they are irritated. A physician would have to examine you for accurate diagnosis, however.

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What could cause a large lump atop the left ribcage below the breast?

Lipoma?: Most often, a large lump in that area in a 24 year old would be a fatty tumor called a lipoma. It's best to get any lumps checked out by exam.

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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.

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.

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I'm 25.Noticed a lump on right side of ribcage (10th rib) since 1month. There's no pain but it seems to be increasing. Which specialist doc should I see?

I'm 25.Noticed a lump on right side of ribcage (10th rib) since 1month. There's no pain but it seems to be increasing. Which specialist doc should I see?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps and bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis.

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