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A 33-year-old female asked:

Lump on my sternum?

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Dr. Herbert Hoover
General Practice 51 years experience
Lipoma or cyst: Most lumps over the sternum are benign lipomas or cysts such as sebaceous cysts. You should see our physician to get an opinion as to whether or not it should be removed.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it.

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Last updated Dec 13, 2019

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