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I found a lump (size of a golf ball) on my left rib cage. Im a 16 year old female and have no other symptoms. Im freaking out, what could it be?

I found a lump (size of a golf ball) on my left rib cage. Im a 16 year old female and have no other symptoms. Im freaking out, what could it be?

Hard to say: Exactly what it is without more details and examination . It is best to have yourself examined by your physician to see if you will need blood tests, diagnostic testings or biopsy.Better to know what it is than fear of the unknown! ...Read more

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Does this sound like hernia symptoms?under my left rib cage at night it feels like something is sliding around and a lump is there also.

Does this sound like hernia symptoms?under my left rib cage at night it feels like something is sliding around and a lump is there also.

Could be: It could be a hernia. If the lump is there all the time then it may be something else. Hernia lumps tend to come out or be more pronounced when there is increased abdominal pressure like when straining to have a bowel movement or when coughing. Have your doctor check it to make sure of the cause of the lump. ...Read more

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Today i just found a lump under my left breast on the rib cage. It is very painful and I have another on left back rib which radiates to the front. Are these symptoms of cancer?

Today i just found a lump under my left breast on the rib cage. It is very painful and I have another on left back rib which radiates to the front. Are these symptoms of cancer?

Need to see your doc: Only a doctor's examination can clarify what it is. Any lump, if it is new and it is real, means something is wrong. It can be an infection(skin) or it could be something else. ...Read more

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What is lump over right rib cage?

Depends: Without being able to see/examine the lump, of course, we can't make any kind of diagnosis. One very commonly seen lump in the body is a lipoma, which is a benign fatty lesion. If there is pain or discoloration or discharge or redness or any other concerning finding associated with the lump, please see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

Let us see: 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? ...Read more

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How do I remove this lump in middle of rib cage?

See a physician: You should have this evaluated to decide if an excisional biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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What could this lump underneath my right rib cage be?

What could this lump underneath my right rib cage be?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump to form under the right rib cage?

What can cause a lump to form under the right rib cage?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the edge of my right rib cage , it feels soft?

I have a lump  on the edge of my right rib cage , it feels soft?

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more