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I have this small lump I'm not really sure how to describe

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I have this small lump I'm not really sure how to describe it. when I'm sitting straight and I suck in I can feel it kind of pop like against something, maybe my rib cage? It doesn't hurt at all. also when I am lying down forward leaning to the right of I push into my stomach under my rib cage I can feel it pop too. I can't feel it when I'm lying down straight rather. and it also isn't visible from the outside. It's been felt for the past about three months, and sometimes it does get a bit uncomfortable because it's all I can think about. I also had an ultrasound over my abdomen but everything was healthy and normal.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

most likely your pleural lining in your chest is getting caught on a bone spur on the inside of your ribs.

bone spur on ribs are very common.

this doesn't sound dangerous.

it sounds like you have to work at getting it to pop

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