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Painless Lump On Rib
Muscley, painless, lump on edge of ribs. About two inches right of sternum. Appeared after whooping cough. X-rays were negative. Size fluctuates.?
Probably nothing but: The normal x-ray just means that it does't have calcification, not that it isn't there. The fact that it fluctuates in size is intriguing. You'll have to go into more detail to explain what maneuver makes it larger or smaller. No diagnosis seems reasonable at the moment. ...Read more
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: 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. ...Read more
Hard, movable lump on ribs on right side? Painless, oval shaped, and about dime sized? 18 years old.
Get it checked out: There are many potential causes and most are nothing to be concerned about, but there is a small chance it could be something important. You should see your doctor and have it checked out ...Read more
Found a small firm oval 5mm lump below lower left rib cage 2years back it is under the skin, not visible until stretched,immobile, painless,male, 24yr?
I've found a soft lump on my back. It's approx 2 inches below and 2 inches across from my armpit. It's on my rib cage. It's also painless.
Lump: If the lump is on your back, i would think it is a cyst of some kind. If it is mobile (meaning you can move it side to side, up and down) and it's been there for a while unchanged, it sounds like a cyst, probably sebacious (oil gland clogged). I would see a doc to confirm it, though, and have peace of mind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painless hard lump just below right lateral rib cage after moderate exercise, less prominent after resting. Cannot see from surface, have to palpate.
22 yr old female. I've a hard lump around the region where my 2nd rib joins the sternum.It feels like a bony mass and is painless.Please help!
I have a egg sized lump on my right rib cage at approximately the 1st rib. It is hard as bone and shows up on xray, painless. What do you think it is?
Egg sized lump: Sounds to possibly be an osteoma, which is a benign growth of bone tissue on top of existing normal bone. ...Read more
I have a squishy feeling lump on my upper rib cage below my collar bone that is painless and immobile. I am a 21 year old female?
Sub clavicle lump: Painless is good ,immobile is not ,so get it looked at by a physician ...Read more
Hard bone like lump on my rib above my left Breast just of the centre bone non movable and painless? Should I be worried? I'm 28 female
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