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Have a mass attached to the bottom of rib cage. Have pain. No medication. What to do?

I have a mass left side attached to bottom of rib cage it doesn't move but can press it I am gettin nagging pain ache from this area causing almost pluracy type pain throughout my upper and lower back. I recentlyhave had 3 chest infections in last 9 weeks and chests x ray . Results show damage from smoking however nothing to serious could this trouble I'm having at moment wi my side be linked
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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This mass should be examined by a doctor .If pain is radiating from touch, it means it is an inflammatory mass.
FNAC( Fine needle biopsy) for diagnosis may be needed.
As you have had chest infection, could be some infected cellulitis, abscess formation may be taking place.
Try ibuprofen 400 mg thrice a day and tramadol 50mg twice a day.
Quit smoking as smoking leads to cancer
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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