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3 months old with a hard lump on the rib cage. No pain. Should I be worried?

I just noticed a hard lump on my baby s left rib cage, high up, possibly on the breast bone. It is toward his side slightly left and lower to his nipple . I never noticed it before. He is 3 months old. It doesn t seem to hurt him when I touch it. It worries me because it s not the same on the other side. It almost feels bony to me.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
This may be due to some extra bone growth from ribs or sternum . Nothing to worry but consult your doctor to diagnose it and for the proper advise.
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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