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There's a hard painful lump right under/against the center of my left clavical. I also found 2 pea sized non painful knots above left clavical by neck?

There's a hard painful lump right under/against the center of my left clavical. I also found 2 pea sized non painful knots above left clavical by neck?

See a doctor!: Lumps or masses are usually benign, however hard painful lumps are not normal regardless of age and need to be evaluated by a doctor. Additional testing may be needed such as an MRI. The non-painful lumps also need to be evaluated. They may be swollen lymph nodes or something else concerning. ...Read more

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I have a painful, hard lump in my butt. What is it? You can't see it on the surface and the area is a bit red, hasn't grown in size, hurts to touch.

I have a painful, hard lump in my butt. What is it? You can't see it on the surface and the area is a bit red, hasn't grown in size, hurts to touch.

Abscess: This sounds like an abscess. Bacteria get into clogged sebaceous glands or into the subcutaneous tissue and cause a pocket of pus to form. These pockets of pus usually need to be drained in order to heal. I would recommend having a physician examine the lesion, and advise you on treatment. ...Read more

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It is painful and hard to the touch. Should I be worried about the lump?

It is painful and hard to the touch. Should I be worried about the lump?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my back. When touched or even pressed its not painful. It feels a liltle hard. Its been there since 10 years of more, when showed to?

I have a lump on my back. When touched or even pressed its not painful. It feels a liltle hard. Its been there since 10 years of more, when showed to?

Lipoma: Likely nothing to worry about if it does not hurt and been there for 10 years. The most common thing it could be is a lipoma. Next time you are at the doctor let them take a look at it. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a hard, cold, painful lump in my chest?

I feel like I have a hard, cold, painful lump in my chest?

Cold lump in chest: Not clear what you mean. Do you have lump or just feel like there is one there?
Need more information ...Read more

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I have a lump in the middle of my chest but it's hard and is not painful?

I have a lump in the middle of my chest but it's hard and is not painful?

Exam needed: A physician would have to inspect this lump in order to make a diagnosis. It could be a wen but if it's at the lower border of the sternum (breastbone,), it may simply be the xiphoid process which is cartilage and is a normal part of the sternum and it is quite firm. ...Read more

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Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

See dentist: Swollen lymph node is a sign of infection. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. It is a treatable condition. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Call your dentist today. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful lump on breast. What to do?

I have a hard painful lump on breast. What to do?

Please schedule an: Appointment with your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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My wife had a hard lump at the throat. Not painful. What could that be?

My wife had a hard lump at the throat. Not painful. What could that be?

Possibilities: It could be a thyroid cyst or nodule. They should be evaluated, a doctor visit and a sonogram would be the first steps. ...Read more

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Have lumps all over my body a couple are painful to the touch, have found more and more as time goes by, some are hard and others feel soft what is it?

Get seen: I'm betting you have autosomal dominant lipomatosis, with many lipomas. If this was neurofibromatosis, your physician would have made the call already. Get to a competent physician, perhaps have one excised for diagnosis, and see what it is. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful lump at the back. Is it dangerous?

Not likely: This could actually be several different things. It could a collection of fat called a lipoma, it could be a sebaceous cyst which happens when a hair follicle gets plugged. It could also be an infection. Depending on where it is, it could possibly be something that needs medical attention. You would be encouraged to have a doctor look at it to tell you exactly what it is. ...Read more

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What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

Likely benign: Possible lipoma or fibroma and most likely benign. Can be removed under local anesthesia and should be covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Two hard sometimes painful lumps, one on each thigh. Both about 2-3". Anything to be concerned about? Thank you.

Maybe: You should be seen by a doctor and probably get a biopsy if the mass is as large as you say. If it is in the groin crease there is a possibility of it being a groin hernia, but I would recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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It am a female, I have a large lump on my perineum from about a year ago. It is not hard or painful, but I am unsure what it could be?

It am a female, I have a large lump on my perineum from about a year ago. It is not hard or painful, but I am unsure what it could be?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I got a shot after my accident, 5 days after I discovered a lump on my left buttcheek. Its hard but not painful, is there a need to worry?

I got a shot after my accident, 5 days after I discovered a lump on my left buttcheek. Its hard but not painful, is there a need to worry?

If the lump is right: Where you had the shot, there probably is some bruising under the skin from the needle or irritation from the medication. If it becomes red, hot, and/or swollen, you might have an infection and will need to see a doctor. But, if it's just a tender lump, it will gradually go away. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I have a large hard lump by my lower spine, left side, doesn't move and won't go away, and is very painful and hurts to touch. What is this?

Be seen: I would definitely be seen just to make sure it is not cancerous. That being said, the most common thing we will see is an inflamed bursa over the sacroiliac joint, known as a bursitis. When the bursa becomes inflamed it can become tender and swollen. ...Read more

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Have hard lumps all along the scapular area that are painful for 10 yrs. Dr says their lymph n via u/s and unusual place to have them. Causes?

Have hard lumps all along the scapular area that are painful for 10 yrs. Dr says their lymph n via u/s and unusual place to have them. Causes?

Questionable tumor: If the lumps are along medial margin near spine which is what protrudes when one bends forward they for the most part cant be lymph nodes. The latter are found toward the armpit where the major vessels are. U.S. cant dx lymph nodes and if hard one must consider possibility of tumor or tumors of nerve origin arising from muscles of the scapula. Should be evaluated for possible bx. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my right bra line...hard, not painful 2mm in size immovable, not adherent to skin but to the underlying structures. I'm 21 yrs?

I have a lump on my right bra line...hard, not painful 2mm in size immovable, not adherent to skin but to the underlying structures. I'm 21 yrs?

Chest wall nodule.: It is hard to feel 2 mm lump deep enough, it is probbaly just under the skin may be a cyst, fat nodule, have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump that gets a tad bigger each day, it is painful to move, flex, or touch it. It got a little bit red, too. What could this be?

I have a hard lump that gets a tad bigger each day, it is painful to move, flex, or touch it. It got a little bit red, too. What could this be?

Could be infection: Although a "lump" could be any number of things, especially since the location isn't described, the description is consistent with subcutaneous infection or abscess. It should be evaluated since it may need to be drained. ...Read more

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Had some pain 2 days ago and noticed a marble size lump, its not itchy just painful and hard ive been using otc oint how long should I wait to see dr?

Had some pain 2 days ago and noticed a marble size lump, its not itchy just painful and hard ive been using otc oint how long should I wait to see dr?

Incomplete info: Where is the lump? Ointment is not likely to be of much use if the lump is under the skin. If the lump doubles in size, more lumps appear, if the lump ulcerates or the top of the lump becomes red, or if you get fever, it would prudent to see a doctor. Otherwise you may watch and wait. ...Read more

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Hard lump at the slight left center of the base of my scull. It's grown over a few years to a marble size. Doesn't move, wasn't painful at 1st, now is?

Could be serious: Any lumps or bumps that change in size or in character (painless at first, now painful) require evaluation by a physician. Better to be safe than sorry later. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

Well: Generally speaking lumps on the scalp that are not painful can be inflamed or enlarged lymph node a cyst or fatty tumor lipoma usually these are benign. Rarely they could be a cancer. See a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

Mass: There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst. Have a hand surgeon take a look at it. ...Read more

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Hard shiny red non discoloured, rarely painful lump. Photo in my files.

Hard shiny red non discoloured, rarely painful lump. Photo in my files.

"Live" appointments: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and help you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES folder. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME is by monthly subscription, but there are promotional plans from time to time. Doctors answering HealthTap BASIC brief, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos. ...Read more