A 43-year-old member asked:
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there's a lump on my chest, above the breast but below the collarbone. what could it be?

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Dr. Mueeza Zafar
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get this checked out: You need to get this looked at, by your doctor, especially if this has not always been there. When did you notice it, and is it painless or painful ?
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
It can be breast : Tissue. If it always there, getting larger, see your doctor a work up is needed.
Answered on Jan 29, 2013

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