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Question: superficial upper left quadrant pain

 lindacaufield - Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:54 pm

53 yr. old female hx of gastro refulx,type 2 diabetes,hiatal hernia, pyloric ulcers. Hysterctomy. Thyroid, glucophage, tenormin, trazadone, tricor, and nexium meds. Fam. hx of diabetes, autoimmune disease, heart disease, gastrointestimnal disorders. Current upper left quadrant superficial nodules, very painful, throbbing, burning stinging pain. Easily palpated, fixed. Any ideas on what these nodules could be?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Oct 30, 2007 2:05 am

User avatar Hi Lindacaufield,

I'm having trouble coming up with what this may be. Perhaps they are inflamed muscles or lymph nodes. Irritated lipomas (non-cancerous fat cell tumors) are a possibility.

None of these things fit very well.

I recommend you see your doctor for a full evaluation if they are not improving.

Best wishes.


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