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I have a lump in my stomach right below my ribs, what could be the reason?

I have a lump in my stomach right below my ribs! Sometimes when I move or stretch it makes a pop sound and sometimes is also hurts! My dad said that it could be an asise or however its spelled but he won t take me to a doctor to see! Please tell me what it is and if it also could be cancer! My dad said that I ve been looking pale lately also. I don t kow what to think :(
Asked On : Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
As lump is below the ribs on right side it is likely that you might have enlarge liver.
If it is superficial it may be costo chondritis or small lipoma.
Consult doctor and get examined.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pramod Gaikwad's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
As suggested by my senior colleague Dr.Ramesh you should get yourself investigated/examined for a lipoma,enlarged liver and epigastric hernia.It is good that you involve your Primary care physician in this in view of your dad's apprehensive mindset.
Take care.
Have a healthy life...
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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