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Old 10-06-2007, 10:17 PM   #1
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why is there a sore lump on my ribs?

about 4 months ago i hada bad cough and it made my left ribs very sore 4 about 2 weeks,but i still got a little lump on 1 of my ribs that hurts to touch when im lying down,it doest hurt if im standing or in an upright position....what could this be? please help me

 
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Old 10-06-2007, 10:38 PM   #2
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Re: why is there a sore lump on my ribs?

Perhaps you fractured a rib when you were coughing so much and it is healing strangely. I would certainly get it checked out. Also could be a deep cyst? Need a doctors visit.

 
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