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A 42-year-old female asked:

My teenage son felt a hard lump next to his breast just outside the aerola. there is another lump on the other side but not as big . what could it be ? a muscle or sth more dangerous ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Chest lumps: Since there are 2 such lumps, it favors benign lesions such as ingrown hairs, inclusion cysts or fatty growths. However, for verification and peace of mind, he should be examined by a physician or surgeon.
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