| | lipoma??
Hello. First of all i do have health anxiety, that is why I notice EVERYTHING that goes on in my body. I've been stuggling with it for years. About 3 months ago, I felt a tiny little lump in between my ribs, but a bit lower, sort of in my upper abdomen. I went to my PC. He felt it although it was hard to find but it was palpable. He said he believed it was a lipoma, nothing to worry about, but if it grew bigger, of course to come back. I asked him if he was sure. He said that he could have a surgeon feel it, but he was pretty sure this is what it is. It doesn't seem to have grown, sometimes it doesn't even feel like it is there, but then when i search for it it is still there. I'm not sure what part of the body this is actually in, my stomach? It is right below that space between your ribs. Does anyone have any opinions on this? Would you get it taken out? He didn't suggest this. I read that lipomas can grow. How can he tell this is what it is? Would you go for a second opinion or should I just watch and wait? I certainly don't want to be cut open for nothing.
3 years ago I found a lump in my groin area. I was sure it was ovarian cancer. Well, it was a hernia. When they fixed it, the surgeon said it was the tiniest one she ever repaired. To me it seemed big, but you see, I notice everything in my body which could be a good or bad thing. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance Wendy