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Can I talk to a breast specialists please,I'm unsure if I'm

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Can I talk to a breast specialists please,I'm unsure if I'm touching ribs here or a lump not the same on the other side

Thanks for this question

I'm Dr. Phil, medical doctor with over 10 years experience.

Can you explain further?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I send a picture

Sure you can attach it here

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's where my finger is
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not sure this area is rib area that's makes its seem like I have a hard lump

It is impossible to know without a physical exam

I'm sorry

At that location it could be both

bone or lump

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there ribs in this location

yes. of course

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can the ribs be different thickness not the same size as the other side?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Also is it possible to have more breast tissue than the other breast over lapping the ribs?

1)yes, it is possible for ribs to be different side to side

2)yes you can definitely have more breast tissue on one side

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
possible tissue overlapping the rib

yes absolutely

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Making it look like it's a bigger rib perhaps?

yes, that is possible

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I see,when I examined my breast,I started at the breastbone in words where the ribs are located
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sort of this area where the ribs are?

yes, it is

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ribs are located here

yes, you have ribs all throughout that area

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you doctor

welcome :)

please don't forget a positive rating

I appreciate it

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi doctor,may I just ask,can non cancerous tumours be hard,painless,fixed?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You there doctor

yes they ca

can

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for replying doctor

welcome

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Doctor is this area of ribs called cartilage rib?

I'm not sure without examining it