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I have what seems to be a swollen left rib cage, toward the bottom. It's been like this for a while now. No pain, but discomfort and pressure in the a?

I have what seems to be a swollen left rib cage, toward the bottom. It's been like this for a while now. No pain, but discomfort and pressure in the a?

Now way 2 answer-: -with out an exam & possible images. If it has been gradually getting bigger, make an appt with a thoracic surgeon. Most likely benign, but there R some benign tumors that R locally invasive, & if not able 2 Dx on the visit, follow recommendations.

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Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?

Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?

Multiple symptoms: We don't know anything about you including what was going on or what happened before these symptoms appeared but they are worrisome and I recommend you seek medical attention without further delay.

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Please help, I notice my lower left part of my rib cage seems swollen I have no pain but what's wrong?

Oteochonritis or: The most common is enlargement of the junction of the bone and cartilage there which begin in nature. Other stuff should be consider like lipoma (fatty tumor, tumor of the bone metastasis tumor to the bone) check it out.

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I woke up this morning with pain in my lower left rib cage. Still having pain and it's swollen. What could it be?

Inflammation?: Without any history of resume the only explanation is inflammation. The cartilage under each ribs is easy to make inflamed from a slight pressure like hard wired in a bra. A lot of women ask why now I have been wearing this kind of bra all my life why now. The only explanation is the body part has a limit and this rib reached his limit apply heat and take ibuprofen with each meal for 7 days

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Uncomfort under the left rib cage, not necessarily pain, feel like I look uneven when I look in the mirror, like the left side is swollen?

More description pls: It is unclear to us what the exact issues are. If something hurts and it is swollen, then please see your primary care doctor.

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Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Muscle vs bone: Could be muscle (intercostal) vs internal organ... If persistent, probably need to see primary care doctor for work up.

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Is it possible to see knot on or between your left rib cage if you have a swollen spleen?

Is it possible to see knot on or between your left rib cage if you have a swollen spleen?

Splenomegaly: If the spleen is very enlarged you could see and or feel it protruding from under your left lower ribs, not between.

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Need expert help. I am swollen just under my left pectoral top of rib cage what could it be?

Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider.

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What could the bulge be below my left rib cage? Sometimes it feels swollen w slight pain. Even can feel the bulge, when I saw my dr bulge not there

What could the bulge be below my left rib cage? Sometimes it feels swollen w slight pain. Even can feel the bulge, when I saw my dr bulge not there

Gastric bubble: Most likely the bulge, that comes and goes, is your stomach. It is located under your left rib cage and can fill with gas, feeling like a large bubble. If the bulge, lump is bothering you, try belching to see if the bulge decreases.

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I'm swollen on my left side and yonder my rib cage. Could this be problems. With a liver. It aches and throbs a little?

I'm swollen on my left side and yonder my rib cage. Could this be problems. With a liver. It aches and throbs a little?

No as liver is on Rt: Side of the body. Your history of fibromyalgia is more likely to be the cause of it.

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Had a chest scan done to see why my left rib cage was swollen and doc said it looked fine why would my ribs be swollen then?

Had a chest scan done to see why my left rib cage was swollen and doc said it looked fine why would my ribs be swollen then?

Hard to say: Any component of the chest wall could give the appearance or feeling of asymmetric prominence. It wouldn't hurt to review the images with special attention to the area of interest. Sometimes, asymmetric musculature can often be mistaken for a mass or swelling.

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I have been coughing for 6 days now. And now I noticed that under my left breast my rib cage seems to be swollen.

I have been coughing for 6 days now. And now I noticed that under my left breast my rib cage seems to be swollen.

See Doc: With a cough that is almost 1 week, and now possible swelling in your Lung cavity/rib cage area, it is best for you to get an evaluation and examination by your Dr. To get properly diagnosed and treated as needed, Best wishes.

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Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. She has gal bladder problems I think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. She has gal bladder problems I think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones

Pain on the left rib: Region is likely not related to the gall bladder b/c the gall bladder is located underneath the lower Rt. Rib cage. Gall stones are very common and inflammation of the gall bladder can be aggravated by eating fatty foods. Avoiding fatty foods helps to reduce the frequency of gall bladder attacks. However, if the pain is on her left side, it is not likely gall bladder. If it persists, see doc.

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I am having severe upper left side pain under rib cage now for over two months, also now swollen left gland in neck. Should I goto the hospital?

I am having severe upper left side pain under rib cage now for over two months, also now swollen left gland in neck. Should I goto the hospital?

These may not be: These may not be related. You need to see your physician and not go to the hospital. It will save a lot of money staying out of the ER. Your evaluation will be to see if the two are related, may incude imaging including a chest film and possibly a CT or MRI

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Hi I've just noticed a small area that looks swollen below my left breast above the rib cage on the left side! Any ideas what it could be? Thanks

Hi I've just noticed a small area that looks swollen below my left breast above the rib cage on the left side! Any ideas what it could be? Thanks

Difficult to tell: Based on what you are describing, it is difficult to be exactly sure. This could be due to inflammation of your soft tissue (fatty tissue or muscle), from an enlarged spleen, etc. The best way to be sure is to have it examined by a doctor. It's advisable to make an appointment. Best wishes.

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Husband has had a cold n cough 4 weeks n now the left hand side underneath the rib cage is swollen. Has had pneumonia before. What can it be?

Husband has had a cold n cough 4 weeks n now the left hand side underneath the rib cage is swollen. Has had pneumonia before. What can it be?

Consider mononucleio: Infectious mononucleiosis caused esptein barr virus cause splenomegaly and prolonged could symptoms talk to his doctor.

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I have a shap pain under my breast both left& right& back, its a bit swollen. In the middle of my rib cage there's a ball that is tender to the touch?

Go to your MD: This ball that is tender or lump needs to be seen and if needed removed or biopsied or treated if it is an infection like an abscess. I can't see it, and I can't tell. It may or may not have to do with the other pain which also needs to be evaluated. We can't do much help here as we can't do much. Please see your doctor. Good luck.