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Lump under rib, painful, ultrasound shows it could be benign. Something to be concerned?

My husband has had a small lump just under the right rib,i noticed this almost a year ago.It only hurts sometimes and and he is sick. Ultra sound has shown that most likely this could be a benign however its non specific and he has been required for an second opinion by a surgeon. I have tried to keep him calm but he is very anxious,thinking the worse,doesnt help when i am 5 months pregnant and all he can think is negative. The lump has always been the same size unless he is sick,it increases in size a little. Is this something to be concerned about?? Kind regards,
Asked On : Thu, 2 Aug 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
It looks like a Lipoma,swelling arising from fat tissue.
Nothing to worry.
It is not Cancer.
Please consult a Surgeon ,get it removed and send it for histopathological examination(Biopsy).You will get the exact diagnosis.Removal is a simple out patient procedure.
Wish him good health.
If you come back after biopsy report,i will clarify further
Wish him good health and speedy recovery
Answered: Fri, 4 Oct 2013
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