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What could be the reason for paining bulge near the lower ribs for a person having gastric problem ?

hi , my mother is having pain and bulge (golf ball size) at lower ribs( right side)..she has gastric problem. A year back she got diagnosed fatty liver(mild Hepatomegaly ) and then doctor adviced blood test,results was normal
Asked On : Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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The golf ball sized lump if it is not very hard & not painful it could be a lipoma a harmless tumor or swelling formed due to deposition of fats at that particular place.If it is hard ;painful;or she has any other symptom then she will require to get it investigated.
Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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