Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
133 Doctors are Online

Pregnant. Lump on left side rib under armpit. What could this lump be?

Hi I am 15 weeks pregnant and i have noticed a lump on my left side maybe on my rib, under my armpit (about the same height as my breast ) I felt it while changing my top and lifting my arms i thought i had maybe pulled a muscle but i have not done anything to cause this so i looked in the mirror and i can clearly see it is larger than my right side which is fine - could this be to do with a blocked milk duct? i fear that it is a little too far away from my milk duct to be the cause but as i cannot get into a Doctor i would like a little advice to help my understand and calm my nerves :/ thankyou
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  170
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

In view of details it looks more like enlarged lymph node.This is commonest cause of lump in this region.
Your doctor can confirm this just by having look at it.

Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor