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Knot present in the middle of my chest, pain on touching. Symptoms related to gallbladder?

I noticed I have a knot in the middle of my chest right where the V is in your chest sometimes it hurts to touch it, it doesn t hurt on the inside it hurts like between the skin and my inside if that makes any sense at all. could you tell me if this is something to worry about or maybe does it have to do with my gall bladder? it sticks out a little bit and it is a round hard knot.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
It sounds to me like you have some subcutaneous lesion of abdominal wall. It is almost impossible to feel your galbladder and you would have crampy pain after meal. It is more like some kind of benign tumor, lipoma, fibroma or atheroma, whichican be easily surgucaly removed.
If you think that this is intraabdominal then you must do ultrasound and further examination.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib's  Response
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Welcome to HCM

The knot that hurts actually is not related to gall bladder but it is the xiphoid process which is a small projecting bone below the sternum. It often hurts on palpation and it happens almost in every individuals however less in some. there is nothing to worry about it.

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Answered: Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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