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Hello. I'm Dr ChipCan you please tell me more about the lumps?
Where exactly are they located?
This is called costochondritis--an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to the breast bone
Nothing serious but it can be very painful
There is no specific trigger for it
For now I suggest ice and oral ibuprofen
This usually passes in a very few days but if it continues beyond that you should have your doctor check it out to see if you need a course of oral prednisone to treat it
Please let me know if you need any more information
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