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Swelling under rib cage. Have minor scoliosis

hi my name is samantha i am a 20 year old female. 5ft tall and 105 pounds. i ve noticed over the past few months under my left upper rib cage is swollen to the point that it sticks out a tiny bit further than my left rib cage itself. i am scared and without health insurance at the moment and could use a doctors insight to help me breakdown possibilities. please email back asap and let me knwo what you think. note that i have minor scholiosis and my ribs were a little uneven already, but not to this extreme point.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Welcome to the forum.
From your history it seems that you might have Infected Sebaceous Cyst.
As you are having scoliosis chances of having Cold abscess should be ruled out.
Consult orthopedic surgeon and get examined.
I hope this is helpful to you.
You can consult me again directly through my profile
Dr Saurabh Gupta.
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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