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I found a lump on my ribs, No medicine, 2 weeks, no, no

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I found a lump on my ribs
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long have you had the lump? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: No medicine, 2 weeks
JA: Have you seen a doctor about the lump?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello! My name is Dr.Ehtisham. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Can you please attach a picture of the lump?

Is it hard or soft?

Regards

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hi dr Ehtisham. You cannot view the lump through the skin

Is it soft or hard?

Since how long you have noticed it?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
hello?

Hi

Any other number to contact you?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
no this is my only number

Okay I am trying again

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
+44 (0) 7375340880
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
is it not working?

Are you getting my calls?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
hi dr ehtisham, can we proceed with the consultation just on here messaging as i believe my phone number isnt working

Sure I am available here

Can you please tell if this is a hard or soft lump?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
So i found a lump on my ribs two weeks ago, it was painful to touch, however after 3-4 days it isnt painful anymore
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it is a hard lump
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it is located above my ribs but i can only feel it if i bend over in my fat rolls
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it is a movable one

So it is a bony hard lump right?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it feels like a cyst? i dont to say its hard, more like firm
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
it moves around when i squeeze it

Thanks for the details

It seems like a Lipoma

This is an accumulation of fat cells underneath the skin

It is mobile and usually nothing to worry about

You can have it examined by your GP but I am sure it is nothing serious

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I'm also feeling very fatigued and anxious, but is that typical before the menstrual cycle?

Yes it can happen

I think you should have an examination for this

But it does not look like anything of serious nature

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
thank you

You are welcome