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What Could Be A Painful Lump On Rib Cage
Found a lump on rib cage 8 months ago.Now 3. Painful when agitated, didn't hurt for 5 months until last week when i pulled my left side muscle.
Bone spur: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and remains stable over time. Bone spur is hard, fixed and tender on palpation. Neuroma may or may not painful but usually fixed. Just monitor for changes in size, superficial ulceration, changes in color and any suspicious changes talk to your PCP. ...Read more
Painful hard lump: Dear riana, the possible causes of a 'painful hard lump' includes everything from an abcess (a boil) to sebaceous cyst to hematoma, and even benign lipomas, which can sometimes become uncomfortable. Fortunately for you, most physicians, including your pcp, will typically be able to quickly tell you what it is, and help treat you - if any treatment is actually necessary. So go to your pcp asap. ...Read more
Probably not: It's probably a little lump called a lipoma. That's a harmless collection of fatty tissue that for some unclear reason has decided to glomm together there. I've seen some as big as your fist. But, let a doctor take a look at it and examine it before you write it off as nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I have a lump on my right rib cage. It's small moves with the skin and not painful. Is this just a cyst?
I feel a lump lower left rib cage. I can only feel it when I lie down towards my left side. Its not painful and feels movable.
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