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Lump between ribs, no pain, discomfort. What could this be?

i am 57, 170 lbs female, working to lose weight and lost 11 lbs since 7/1/12 by cutting carbs and no alcohol at all. Feel great. I have noticed though recently that when I lay down in bed I have a lump between my ribs in the diaphragm area about the size of a golf ball..maybe a little smaller. Does not hurt when I press on it. If I suck in my stomach it pulls in but does not go away. No pain or discomfort, no acid reflux or any symptom I can document. I take only an aspirin a day and vitamins ..that is it. What could it be with no symptoms?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Thank you for asking question on health care magic
probably it may be a lipoma,a benign tumor
better consult a general surgeon and follow his advice
some times it may require surgical excission
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
Answered: Thu, 12 Sep 2013
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