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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Painless Lump On Right And Left Side Of Chest

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Left side of chest is always tight. Have a lump under nipple that hurts! growing by the day?

Left side of chest is always tight. Have a lump under nipple that hurts! growing by the day?

You need to see: Your physician as an enlarging mass always needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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My husband has a golf ballish size lump under his skin on the right side of chest and two smaller ones under his ribs larger ones been there a year?

My husband has a golf ballish size lump under his skin on the right side of chest and two smaller ones under his ribs larger ones been there a year?

Needs them checked: If he has not been to a physician to have them examined, he should do this right away. These masses could range from be completely benign and not dangerous to cancer. ...Read more

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Have sever swelling under armpit not lump. Goes from part of arm pit down side of chest what could this be?

Have sever swelling under armpit not lump. Goes from part of arm pit down side of chest  what could this be?

Hidradinitis: The most common form of armpit swelling comes from lympn gland involvement either from an infection of nodes or metastasis from chest or arm primaries. Another cause is hidradenitis where sweat glands in the armpit get secondarily infected and can produce marked swelling . Here antibiotic therapy is employed. ...Read more

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There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

Don't ignore: If this pain is more than mild and has begun within the past day or two, it could be an acute problem needing urgent attention. An example would be bleeding into the abdomen with irritation of the diaphragm, which often causes not only abdominal pain but shoulder pain. If it has been going on for a much longer period, it is much less likely to be immediately life-threatening- but don't ignore it! ...Read more

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Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling upper chest: is it front or back? Could be muscular, or even reflux or vascular. or from impingement ( nerve irritation in shoulder/ neck disc compression), or lesion or even TMJ Rarely MS. Could try Ranitidine(reflux) and motrin/aleve( for impingement/muscular) if not allergic and see if helps. Consider CXR( r/o lung/lesions) and then echocardiogram if everything else is negative F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Primary care: General medical problems are best addressed first by your family doctor, usually a specialist in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. Many women see a specialist in Ob-Gyne as their primary care physician. If the primary care doctor sees a reason to consult a specialist based on their evaluation or testing, they will send you to the appropriate doctors! ...Read more

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Pressure pain left side of chest no shortness of breath 3.10.13 chest x ray-minimal lung collapse in right lung base cause? Hypertension

Pressure pain left side of chest no shortness of breath   3.10.13 chest x ray-minimal lung collapse in right lung base  cause?
Hypertension

Partial lung collaps: R u a smoker or second-hand smoker?18 y/o pretty young for emphysema (air sacs's wall break down forming larger sac; if on edge of lung, lobe can collapse). Decreased space usually filled with other lung's expanding which can shift central chest structures. May need review of radiograph for other problems, even ct/mri. Htn unlikely cause. R u under care of pulmonologist? ...Read more

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What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

Many, many things: That being said, ruling out cardiac is the most important thing to do. After that, it could be any number of internal issues, intercostal muscle spasms, reflux, pancreatitis, ulcers, lung issues. If its going all the way through from front to back, this is one of those areas you should have checked out just to be safe rather than assuming its a musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more