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My son has a bump on his ribcage right side is it serious?

My son has a bump on his ribcage right  side is it serious?

It depend: What kind lump it is, most of the time they are due to costochondritis if that the case it is not serious. If some else check with his physician. ...Read more

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When i press below my ribcage ( 1-2 inches below) i feel a bump. What could that be? Should i be worried. Got blood work done everything is normal.

When i press below my ribcage ( 1-2 inches below) i feel a bump. What could that be?  Should i be worried. Got blood work done everything is normal.

Depends: If the bump is superficial and fatty in nature then it may be simply a benign lipoma, which does not require any treatment. If the bump is deep and/or tender, then i would think that further workup may be warranted, such as ct, mri, or ultrasound. See your physician for further discussion. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I need to see to check the bump on my middle left ribcage?

What kind of doctor do I need to see to check the bump on my middle left ribcage?

Your family M D: Always your family doctor first , will evaluate you and treat you or refer you to a specialist , some of the insurance require you to get authorization from your primary care physician to see a specialist. ...Read more

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I had gallbladder removed 4moths ago today I'm having a dull cramp under right ribcage bump my ribcage with my fist lightly the cramp more pronounced?

I had gallbladder removed 4moths ago today I'm having a dull cramp under right ribcage bump my ribcage with my fist lightly the cramp more pronounced?

Need exam: This could be a muscle spasm, random nonspecific pain from scarring in the abdominal wall, or a hernia from one of the port sites used for the laparoscopic gallbladder removal. The only way to sort it out for sure is to have a proper evaluation by either your primary care, or your surgeon. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My 5yr old son has a hard pea size bump on his ribcage I can put my2 fingers around the bump and lift it up so I know its not a broken bone low pain?

My 5yr old son has a hard pea size bump on his ribcage I can put my2 fingers around the bump and lift it up so I know its not a broken bone low pain?

ANy lump or bump: in a child that stays around should be given the opportunity to be evaluated by the childs pediatrician so they can literally put their hands in it and decide if it needs further investigation. They may watch it or explain it or reassure but in person hands on evalution if it had not been seen in the past is likely worthwhile. even if it just fat, scar. lymph nodes, blood vessel that pop up ...Read more

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Can I pop the bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

Can I pop the bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

No: You should never "pop" any bumps on your infant's skin. Doing so could introduce bacteria beneath the skin and lead to infection. Most bumps are normal and resolve with time, however if your child's pediatrician has not seen the bumps, they should be examined. ...Read more

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How do I treat bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

How do I treat bumps on my baby’s face and neck?

Depends: There are different kinds of bumps and rash. There isn't one treatment for all of them-- it depends on what the bumps are. Usually, though, bumps on a young baby's face don't require any treatment at all. Get an exam with your pediatrician to see what the bumps are and what you ought to do next. ...Read more

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Have a small painIess bump near my eyebrow. the skin i s not red or sensitive. It has been there for over a year. I am a 35 year old male. ?

 Have a small painIess bump near my  eyebrow.   the skin i
s not red or sensitive. It has been there for over a year. I am a 35 year old male. ?

Epidermal cyst?: this is likely s benign cyst that originates in a hair follicle. They usually grow very slowly and remain asymptotic until they rupture and get infected. If the lesion is enlarging or getting painful, go to your dermatologist for a minor surgical removal ...Read more