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Hard knot between rib cage

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Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

Hi Doc-- I have a hard knot right in the center of my rib-cage. this knot is up close to my heck. sometimes I feel a tightness when I breath but over-all I have not felt pain. i noticed this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Experiencing sore knots between bottom of right rib cage and pelvis. I fractured my 5th right rib about 6 weeks ago but that is almost cleared up. I also have pain between my shoulder... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja MD

-painful sensation that I can only describe as contractions in the lower right rib cage area. The episodes occur most frequently just after eating. These contractions are powerful enough such that I have a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I am having severe pain between my left floating rib and iliac crest moving towards my lower back on that side. It's hard to turn over, twist etc. I had L4-5, L5-S1 fusion March 1. That area has done very... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

nodes (I believe) that are on the left side of my upper stomach, by my rib cage . I have had them ... by my rib cage. it's tiny, and like a pellet, as are the other two. the third lump is near... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)

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Dr.   S. Samanta MD

able to move it between my fingers. It doesn t seem any larger than it was five years ago. It is hard ...I have had a knot on my right side at the top of my ribcage for years. This morning when I woke... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Samanta ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Tejas Hathila MD

Hi I think my xiphoid process is swelled up its between my ribs when I am lying down its tender to touch it s a big hard lump and doesn t move when I touch it and makes me get gas trapped in my stomach ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tejas Hathila ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

, or cracked ribs? What is the major differentiation in pain between those and what is causing the hard lump ... have a hard lump where the pain is. The lump is slightly tender to touch. There is no... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Munish Sood MD

there is almost like a knot you would get in your back between the bottom of the rib cage and my hip. Do you know ...Last night I had a really bad pain within the left side of my rib... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr. Jayesh Vaza MD

I fell whilst carrying a very hard plastic postal bin and it jammed into my upper ribs on the right ... deep breaths? Is this a fracture or a costochondral separation? Is there any difference between the two ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jayesh Vaza ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr. Benard Shehu MD

i recommend contacting a gastroenterologist for proper evaluation.

Dr. Deepika Patil MD

Hi , Welcome to HealthcareMagic . No it is not normal to have lump between the rib cage. I would suggest you to consult a surgeon and get investigated and further treatment. Diagnosis of lump...

Dr.   Nsah Bernard MD

It will be hard to tell what type of swelling this maybe without seeing it or getting a more detailed description. It could be anything from a solid mass to an infection and unless you provide sufficient...