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I found a painful little lump under my left rib cage and now its creating pain throughout my entire left side and now it hurts when I take deep breath?

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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Muscle spasm?

Sounds like a spasm of one of the chest wall muscles.
Try rubbing it, or applying a heating pad. Can also try topical agent such as Myoflex cream or aspercreme. Does not sound like a hernia due to location. If severe and unrelenting, may need to go to the ER for a more complete evaluation.

In brief: Muscle spasm?

Sounds like a spasm of one of the chest wall muscles.
Try rubbing it, or applying a heating pad. Can also try topical agent such as Myoflex cream or aspercreme. Does not sound like a hernia due to location. If severe and unrelenting, may need to go to the ER for a more complete evaluation.
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