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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please get checked: By your doc. A lump can be serious and when treated properly can lower your anxiety. Ambiguity generates anxiety. Peace and good health.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us see: Is this lump attached to skin? This is not a good sign. Is this lump painful? Is there is any recent trauma to the area? Are this lump warm and the sk ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See mf for exam: Soft tissue lumps should be examined by a md.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bet lipoma: Most common would b a lipoma, not much else there. Skin, fat, muscle, bone & chest contents, moveable soft tissue = lipoma. Benign. If really concer ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Take it seriously: Lump equals work-up. Get the correct diagnosis now.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: This may be cartilage, if the area of concern enlarges, becomes red or swollen, please see your PCP.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Monitor: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your physician.: See your family doctor or internist, so that he/she can assess the "lump", and order any potential diagnostic studies to determine what it may be. It ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Manov
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Lypoma: Lypoma.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It is probably an enlarged lymph node, and an evaluation is advised.A complete blood count and ESR may be ordered as indicated. If there is an infecti ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Lumps should: Always be investigated. Painfree does not indicate anything in terms of possible malignancy. Hopefully, its something benign like a lipoma or ganglion ... Read More
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