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Hi I noticed a small bump under my left breast, on the rib

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I noticed a small bump under my left breast, on the rib and i was pressig a lot to see if it was soft or hard and thats why it became a little bigger and sore. I am sugfering from severe cough and throart infection. What could it be? Some kind of cancer? I hate to go to that conclusion but cant help thinking about it.
Please help!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
if under the breast not likely cancer.
You might simply be feeling a rib.
Lipoma would be a common finding, a benign fatty tumor.
However, to make sure, a doctor has to feel this.
Anything else is guesswork.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi thanks! Well i went to doctor as you said and she asked if i hae stomach pains. Well i had like couple of times and some cramps occasioanlly. She asked me to fet xray of chest and stomach and to undergo surgery to get it removed.
What do u think she thinks i have? Gerd?