For about 5 years, I've had this strange lump that slides laterally on the right side under my rib cage. This only happens in awkward positions or when my abdomen is flexed. I have to stand up and push it back in towards the middle of my body otherwise I'm in excruciating pain. I went to the doc this morning and he said it is not a hernia. Took some blood and urine samples, and xray and all came back normal. he suggested it may be a floating rib, but it does not have a boney feel to it. it's gummy. Any thoughts? perhaps related to my gall bladder or any abdominal muscles capable of moving like that? I have an ultrasound tomorrow. I'm just concerned that one of these times, I won't be able to push it back into place.
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