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lumps

had a lump near my left sided ribs for about 15yrs could it be cancer  iv also got lumps on my arms under the skin  iv not lost weight iv prob put weight on  any help please
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Has the lump increased in size since you first noticed it? If it has, it means it could be growing and putting pressure on organs so u need to get it checked. My guess is though, you probably did something 15 yrs ago to displace the cartalige between the ribs. In fact i know someone who was doing karate one day and he got punched in the ribs and has a lump there now from the cartilage displacing. I would still get it checked if you havent all ready.
757137 tn?1347196453
Well I have a lump just below my sternum and it has been there for almost 30 years. It is a lipoma (a fatty cyst). I seem to get them all over. If you lump were cancerous it would not be sitting there so benignly for 15 years.
369533 tn?1207588462
hi also have lumps on arms and spread all over body have been told its dercums
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