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Soft Lump On Right Rib
Have a lump on right rib cage under breast. When I feel if it it sends a sharp pain from there to my back. Could it be a muscle. Also sore shoulder.
Lump needs exam: There are several possibilities, but physician should examine the lump to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
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
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