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Painless Lump On Left Ribcage
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. ...Read more
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.
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?
Painless movable lump on my right ribcage and is movable and I can now kind of see it when I stand up. Just noticed it 2 weeks ago. .
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
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
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
22yr old male, I have a lump on top of my mid left ribcage, potentially grown over the last year. If it is not a lipoma what else might it be?
Fatty tumor?: A large lump on the chest wall under the breast in a 24 year old is most likely to be a fatty tumor called a lipoma. These are not cancerous and don't need to be removed unless they are bothersome or enlarging. It's best to have any lump checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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