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Causes Of Soft Lump On My Heart
Different options: The neck has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, blood vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
What might cause a hard immovable mass at the top of my breast bone, one on top of left shoulder at end of clavicle, a small movable node in Palm of hand, some shortness of breath, and gi issues?
Get examined: Have a MD examine the area "live" and we won't have to "guess" in this virtual forum. Besides, the examination will be far more accurate of an answer. ...Read more
Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more
See Dermatologist: A hard bump in the head could in fact be one a several things such as: lipoma, benign cysts, foreign body granuloma, Various bony/soft tissue tumors, or even infectious processes. The best way to rule out a malignancy/cancer is to see a dermatologist. He/she will do an exam and determine whether or not a biopsy is recommended. Since you are very anxious, it is best to schedule an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently noticed hard lump on back of head in center at base on my partner. Feels like bone and is painless. About 2cm across. What could this be?
Lump on back of head: For how long? did it change in size?, and is painless. Requires an MRI, interpretation, how is the hair on top of the mass? Probably is a benign mass, however the input and examination, even a biopsy may be required. I cannot touch or feel it. A neurosurgeon should do the examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental abscess: The most common type of dental abscess is a periapical abscess (tooth), and the second most common is a periodontal abscess (gums) or combination of both tooth-gum abscess, regardless if the tooth has a filing. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, imaging and treatment. ...Read more
What could cause a lump 2" or so below clavicle in middle of chest, slightly swollen lymph node on bottom left side of neck, and GI issues?
Woke up with a hard non movable lump on the left back side of my scalp almost level to the top of my ear. No injury. What could this be?
Small hard round lump on occipital bone feels like bone. In line with top of ears in the centre of the back of my skull. What could this be?17, female
Normal: Hi, this is likely the external occipital protuberance of the occipital bone. Everyone has this it is just more pronounced on some people. ...Read more
Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old
I noticed a small pea size lump right in front of the tragus of my right ear its under the skin. Causes dizziness and headaches. Infection?
Strange: Your presentation is very odd for your described symptoms. You should see your doctor for all the symtoms and get evaluated ...Read more
Have hard, immovable lump on the tip of collarbone near throat. Stiff and tender in shoulder blades, at base of and sides of neck. Possible cause?
Lymphadenopathy: You need an exam hard lymph nodes that are painful and immovable are worrisome so I would let your practitioner touch it and see if further work up is needed ...Read more
What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.
Probably cyst: There are 2 cyst commonly seen on the scalp: pilar cyst and an epidermal inclusion cyst. Both are benign. If you are concerned see your doctor. There are usually very easy to remove. The tissue will be submitted to a pathologist who will examine it and determine its origin. ...Read more
Firm pea sized lump on the right side of the back of my neck at the bottom of my hairline. What is it?!
Typical for mono: It may be enlarged occipital lymph nodes. It may be sebaceous cyst. It may be... I may continue with long list. See your doctor; let him examine that "pea sized lump". Sorry, can not say better not seeing and touching this lump, and without knowing your history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has nf1 and came and showed me a lump under his skin on the lower part of his chest. Size of marble it hurts sharp pain, looks bruised?
Neurofibromatoma: This looks very much like what we call a plexiform neurofibroma, they can be quite painful and do grow over time. I would recommend you see a pediatric neurosurgeon for evaluation and possible excision both for pain management and not let it get too large. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband, 57, has a lump the size of a plum on the left of his neck near the adam's apple. It's painless. No other symptom. What can that be?
Get to a doc!: I agree with the previous answer. Though this may be something benign (not cancer), you need this evaluated by ultrasound to start, followed by either more imaging or biopsy. Cancer is my main concern; you need to get your husband in to see a doc as soon as possible! i hope it turns out to be something benign, which is certainly possible. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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