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A female asked:

Is the lump on my xyphoid process serious? no pain. but size of a quarter and hard. it's sunfay and i'm scared.

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Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Usually nothing: People often become aware of their xyphoid and then become afraid that this could be cancer or something else bad, usually it's just the xyphoid becoming more prominent with age. The only way to fully reassure you, however, is for someone with experience to see and feel the area involved....

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Last updated Jan 7, 2015

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