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Hard lump on my shoulder and its very painful when I lift my arm or try picking my kids up?

Hard lump on my shoulder and its very painful when I lift my arm or try picking my kids up?

Shoulder lump: Shoulder lump- need to be more specific in determining how lump is interfering with range of motion. Important to followup with an exam by a physician. ...Read more

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Painful, growing lump on my shoulder blade. Ultrasound, X-ray, MRI, CT show a protrusion of healthy bone. What can it be?

Painful, growing lump on my shoulder blade. Ultrasound, X-ray, MRI, CT show a protrusion of healthy bone. What can it be?

Shoulder lump: Have you been in an accident in the past or broken a bone in that area? Please get a second opinion so that you can be as informed as possible. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes lump on top of shoulder?

What causes lump on top of shoulder?

Possibly a cyst/mass: A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. You should have it evaluated if it is increasing in size and painful. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a large lump on top of your shoulder?

Depends: This could arise from multiple causes. If located over the ac joint you may have a cyst or ganglion off the joint. You could also have a lipoma or less frequent and worst case scenario a soft tissue tumor like a sarcoma. If it is growing or concerning i would recommend a formal evaluation by your pcp or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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I have a lump near my right shoulder blade.. It causes me pain an discomfort almost all the time. Should I have this checked out?

I have a lump near my right shoulder blade..  It causes me pain an discomfort almost all the time.  Should I have this checked out?

Sure, check it out.: In a young person such as yourself, it's most likely nothing serious, like a lipoma ( benign fatty mass) . But you don't need to be bothered by it. Have it checked out and removed. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my left shoulder that is painful to the touch and hurts when I move it, I have no insurance what is this and should I go ton er?

I have a hard lump on my left shoulder that is painful to the touch and hurts when I move it, I have no insurance what is this and should I go ton er?

Lump on shoulder: Yes Go to ER or urgent care , sometimes urgent care can refer you to doc that have lower prices if no insurance or you can look up free /low cost clinics in your area. Could be infection, could be mass/tumor/ganglioma/schwannoma , shoulder lumps need to be evaluated you need xray perhaps CT.. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful lump on my back near shoulder blade its reali red and soree to touch :( any ideas?

I have a hard painful lump on my back near shoulder blade  its reali red and soree to touch :( any ideas?

Skin infection: What you describe is either a infected skin cyst or hair follicle. These are painful. Hot compresses applied to the area may soften the skin and bring the infection to the surface, allowing drainage to occur with relief of pain. If this does not work, then seek a doctor to assess the area and provide treatment. ...Read more

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I have got two lumps near clavicle , do you have any idea what it could be? They are really painful and my shoulder hurts so much

Lumps: So many possibilities and very little information given. Please resubmit with more detail about the lumps size, shape, itchy or not, pimple like or what does it look like. How long have lumps been there? ...Read more

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I have a lump between shoulder blades on spine,did not bother me at first but is painful,red and swelling now,what could it be....

I have a lump between shoulder blades on spine,did not bother me at first but is painful,red and swelling now,what could it be....

Infected cyst: it sounds like it could be an infected sebaceous cyst. You need to see your doctor to get it examined to know for sure. Cysts can be present for years and never cause a problem. But they can become infected, become red, and painful. ...Read more

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I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch . It is where the shoulder and neck meet . ?

I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch . It is where the shoulder and neck meet . ?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more

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Just found lump left shoulder blade. Extremely painful this is day 2 and i can't stand straight now had melonma removed 2yrs ago no insurance? E.R vis

Just found lump left shoulder blade. Extremely painful  this is day 2 and i can't stand straight now had melonma removed 2yrs ago no insurance? E.R vis

Need to be checked: You had melanoma removed and now have a lump, it needs to be checked.Er is not the right place, you should go to clinic where it can be followed or see the doctors who treated you. ...Read more

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I have a mass that has been there between my shoulder and neck for 3 Now they are saying it is a mass could it be cancer it is causin numbness n pain?

I have a mass that has been there between my shoulder and neck for 3  Now they are saying it is a mass could it be cancer it is causin numbness n pain?

Unknown: The only way to know for sure what the mass is, is to remove it and have the pathologist evaluated under a microscope. ...Read more

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I have a lump n my right side ubove the waist it's very painful and I also suffer pain from my arm and shoulder. Is it cancer?

I have a lump n my right side ubove the waist it's very painful and I also suffer pain from my arm and shoulder. Is it cancer?

Need biopsy: It can be benign or malignat. You wouldn't know for sure until it is biopied and examined by a pathogist ...Read more

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Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have this checked: It is my advice that you have this lump checked out. It may very well be benign. However cancer can develop on scar tissue and this can generally be cured if treated properly. I suggest having a biopsy taken of the tissue for a pathological exam. Please make an appointment at a clinic to begin to follow this up. ...Read more

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I noticed a bony lump on the top of my left shoulder bone. Not paining but it's grinding when rotate the shoulder. I lift weights. Cause for worry?

I noticed a bony lump on the top of my left shoulder bone. Not paining but it's grinding when  rotate the shoulder. I lift weights. Cause for worry?

Prob AC joint: The AC joint is on the top of your shoulder, about 2 inches from the outside edge. I suspect this is what is bothering you. It is easily irritated by repetitive movement and strain. It would take an exam to know exactly where your problem is. Back off on your lifting and try some ibuprofen. If it doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had neck and shoulder pain for about a week now.. I woke up this morning and I found a pea sized painful lump in my trap muscle.

I've had neck and shoulder pain for about a week now.. I woke up this morning and I found a pea sized painful lump in my trap muscle.

Benign need Photo: Hi YRuiz, Neck and shoulder pain are probably not related to your new finding in the trap muscle. It might be helpful to have someone take a picture of the lump. Furnucle, lipoma are two benign conditions that might be there. Over the counter med like naprosyn or ibuprofen with food may help the overall neck and shoulder pain. Can purchase at customcaremedical.com store. Dr Lori Lange ...Read more