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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Soft Lump On Nighttime Chest

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Shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. Also neck swelling on the left side but no lumps or nodules. Is it cancer?

Shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. Also neck swelling on the left side but no lumps or nodules. Is it cancer?

Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prominence related to the upper segment of the left lung. May be related to symptoms of shortness of breath & not necessarily cancer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small lump on testicle after antibiotics immobile hard lump on right side of neck. Shortness of breath and persistent cough. Thoughts?

Small lump on testicle after antibiotics immobile hard lump on right side of neck. Shortness of breath and persistent cough. Thoughts?

Testicular cancer: You didn't mention your age but your symptoms are concerning for testicular cancer. Go see your Family Doc today who will then order appropriate tests & refer you to an oncologist & uro-oncologist. Check out http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/ & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043068. While it may be something else, don't delay ...Read more

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What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Painless lumps are somewhat more worrisome than painful ones, hence, see your PCP for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What causes multiple small rock hard lumps on the clavicle areas and under the cheekbone with foamy urine?

What causes multiple small rock hard lumps on the clavicle areas and under the cheekbone with foamy urine?

FOAMY URINE HAS NO: Foamy urine has no meaning. So do not worry about that. Lumps may need a doctor to check them if they are getting bigger in size. ...Read more

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Pain on upper rightside of chest behind the breastbone, between top breast and collarbone like a burn when moving in certain positions or deep inhale?

Pain on upper rightside of chest behind the breastbone, between top breast and collarbone like a burn when moving in certain positions or deep inhale?

See below: If it hurts when you move your arms against resistance without moving your body the pain is musculoskeletal. Otherwise it sound like esophageal pain. Take milk and Prilosec. If the pain is relieved, avoid alcohol and spicy foods until it resolves. If it stays or recurs, see your MD. Reflux (GERD) may be a factor ...Read more

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After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

Reactive node: It sound's like you have a reactive lymph node. This is a lymph node that is doing it's job by enlarging to help get rid of the infections you've been suffering. It should be gone within 4 weeks. If it's not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning , hard heavy swallowing, pain in chest between the breast. What could be the cause?

Burning , hard heavy swallowing, pain in chest between the breast. What could be the cause?

Esophagus issue: These symptoms sound like an esophageal disorder. This avenue between mouth and stomach can become inflamed, leading to chest pain or fullness as well as difficulty swallowing. I would recommend you purchase Omeprazole over the counter, a once a day acid blocker that will likely alleviate symptoms. If not substantial improvement in a few days then seek out a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes pain in chest above breasts? Feels like someone is pushing down on a small area of the rib with their thumb.

What causes pain in chest above breasts? Feels like someone is pushing down on a small area of the rib with their thumb.

Non cardiac : At your age it is unlikely the chest pain you described is related to a cardiac disease, except if you a strong family history or coronary heart disease or multiple risk factor for developing heart disease. However, the only way to know is to visit a physician to confirm that is a non cardiac chest pain. ...Read more

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Thyroid feels big, hard lump on back of neck, difficulty breathing, red/purple stretch marks on thighs, and occasional headaches. What could this be?

Thyroid feels big, hard lump on back of neck, difficulty breathing, red/purple stretch marks on thighs, and occasional headaches. What could this be?

? Medication effect: First i need to know more details about the medications that you are currently taking since some of the medications (like steroids) may give occasional headaches, lump on back of the neck and stretch marks in addition to some other symptoms and signs like weight gain, elevated blood sugar, hypertension... ...Read more

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Felling something is in my throat of left side, swelling on neck under the jaw left side, tiny blood on gargle, (31+smoke+drink) how common cancer is?

Felling something is in my throat of left side, swelling on neck under the jaw left side, tiny blood on gargle, (31+smoke+drink) how common cancer is?

Not common at all at: At this age, very unlikely. Yet you need to have a medical exam since you very likely have an enlarged lymph node in your left side of the neck, . This needs to be checked out if it does not go away over a period of 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch.New over several months. Need 2 worry?

Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch.New over several months. Need 2 worry?

Trichilemmal Cyst: The most common sites for trichilemmal cysts are hair-bearing areas, typically the scalp. Clinically, they present as smooth and mobile cysts within the dermis. ...Read more

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Lipoma or cancer? Soft round lump on lower rib cage. Three ribs up from the bottom left. Movable, rubbery, on top of ribs, no pain, no color change.??

Lipoma or cancer? Soft round lump on lower rib cage. Three ribs up from the bottom left. Movable, rubbery, on top of ribs, no pain, no color change.??

Benign: This sounds like a benign growth if it's quite moveable and has not changed in size or appearance over a long period of observation. However it's best to have your physician examine this lump to be certain. He/she will let you know if a followup exam in the future is advisable. ...Read more

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