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hard lump on my ribs hard like bone on top of my ribs doesn't move at all sometimes kinda hurts to touch...do you know if this could be cancer?

 hard lump on my ribs hard like bone on top of my ribs doesn't move at all sometimes kinda hurts to touch...do you know if this could be cancer?

No: The chance that this is cancer is near zero. I bet you fractured the run at one time or another and did not notice. Or some of these bumps exist from birth. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my ribs about 1 1/2 inches below my left breast. There is alot of pain to the touch and moving. Im just wondering what it could be?

I have a lump on my ribs about 1 1/2 inches below my left breast. There is alot of pain to the touch and moving. Im just wondering what it could be?

Medical exam: Any lump which is persistent requires a medical examination by a physician especially if it has shown some growth while you have watched it. Any lump which is painful like you have described can be an infection, so there is a sense of urgency to treat an infection. So go see a doctor and get a physical exam done soon. ...Read more

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I have painful lumps on my ribs?

I have painful lumps on my ribs?

Lymph nodes?: If the bumps are in an area where there are lymph nodes (under the arm) they may be due to an infection or something more serious like breast or organ cancer. Find a health care practitioner that can differentiate between skin, lymphatic or boney location to the bumps, or write back with more specifics. ...Read more

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My son got pain and lump on his ribs?

My son got pain and lump on his ribs?

Contusion of ribs: He has a contusion of the rib with a possible underlying hematoma. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower left rib?

I have a painful lump on my lower left rib?

Rib evaluation. I is: If you had a previous trauma at that site like a fractured rib then it may be just a healing fracture. If there has been no trauma and you have a painful lump then this should be seen by a doctor fairly soon. Any painful growth on a bone has to be looked at and evaluated. ...Read more

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Lump under left rib should I be worried its not painful?

Inclusion cyst?: Hard to tell a lump since there are many underlying causes. Have your primary or a dermatologist take a look further. Typically an inclusion or fatty cysts can be present as well w/o pain. ...Read more

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I got a hard lump on my right side on my rib what could it be?

I got a hard lump on my right side on my rib  what could it be?

See a local doc: A hard lump by itself without details or visualization and examination is impossible to know what it is. You should see a local physician to be examined if it bothers you. ...Read more

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What are lumps that forms on the rib cage and doesn't go away after 4 years?

What are lumps that forms on the rib cage and doesn't go away after 4 years?

Skin and bones.: It is important to know if the lumps are on or part of the ribs or in the soft tissues over the ribs or in the cartilage portion of the rib. Calcinosis (abnormal calcifications) that can occur around bone, joints, and even soft tissues due to diseases or just from benign processes or old injury. See your doctor about this. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/soft-tissue-calcification-1 ...Read more

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Ive got a hard lump in between my ribs and it hurts. its affecting my back to. what could it be?

Ive got a hard lump in between my ribs and it hurts. its affecting my back to. what could it be?

See GP: It could be a cyst or other cause of enlargement. It is impossible to tell without an exam. Please see your GP for evaluation as soon as possible. Try some warm compresses and paracetamol until you can be seen. ...Read more

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Hard, movable lump between two ribs on right side? No pain, oval shaped and about dime sized. What could this be?

Hard, movable lump between two ribs on right side? No pain, oval shaped and about dime sized. What could this be?

Cyst or lipoma would: be the first guesses. but in order to be sure you can see your dermatologist or have biopsy done. Typically on a cyst there is a tiny opening about the size of a pin head, through which the keratin contents can be expressed ...Read more