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It feels like there is a lump in my chest. Is this cancer?

It feels like there is a lump in my chest. Is this cancer?

No idea: I have no idea, and neither do you. Not knowing something as important as this is scary, so please take my advice and schedule an appointment with your doctor to begin figuring this out. ...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?
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I'm concern about a lump in my chest?

Need more info?: Most lumps in chest in young males are benign. If painless, mobile, rubbery, it is likely a lipoma. If more like water balloon, with central pore, it is more likely a sebacious/epidermal cyst. If hard/fixed or tender lump, get it evaluated. Take Care! ...Read more

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What can I do to treat this lump in my chest?

What can I do to treat this lump in my chest?

Different options: The chest 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, breast tissue 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

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I have a lump in my chest I have had it for about 2 years it haves grown heaps over about 3months i gets sharp pains in it what could it be?

I have a lump in my chest I have had it for about 2 years it haves grown heaps over about 3months i gets sharp pains in it what could it be?

A lot of things: Lumps can be benign ranging from fatty tumors called lipomas to something more serious including malignant tumors (cancer). Until it is removed and examined with a microscope, it is unlikely to provide a definite answer. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I found an odd lump in my chest right by my collarbone; what could it be? It seems like a bone almost when you touch it and it's fairly large but i just recently found it and it did not exist before nor is it painful. What could it most likely be?

Hello. : Hello. What you are describing might be a subclavicular lymph node. If you were a heavy smoker, with other health problems, it could sometimes be enlarged with lung cancer. However, you are not listing those type of things. However, I would recommend that you get it checked out. Lymph nodes drain germs, dead white blood cells and gunk from areas of inflammation or infection. On the other hand, it you have had clavicular injury in the past, it could be due to that. ...Read more

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Chest hurts really bad between breast when touched.almost feels like a lump. Not on breast but between. Help!

Chest hurts really bad between breast when touched.almost feels like a lump. Not on breast but between. Help!

Sternal bruise: Sometimes from a fall or strain you can injury the sternum or breastbone between the breasts which is very tender on touch. There is a chance a virus can irritate the sternum but often you do not remember bumping the area but it can be irritated easily and could the pain. Time will help and some anti inflammatories ...Read more

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My doctor said she felt a lump in my chest, which she said may be a cyst. I have about maybe 8 more on my body. Most of which are on my arms. Any idea?

My doctor said she felt a lump in my chest, which she said may be a cyst. I have about maybe 8 more on my body. Most of which are on my arms. Any idea?

Might be lipomas: Lipomas are common lumps that are often found on the arms, legs, or trunk. They are usually soft, and movable. But it's impossible to diagnose a lump without evaluating it in person. Talk to your doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Pain shoulder and chest, lumps in back of tounge feels like I can't get enough air ?

Pain shoulder and chest, lumps in back of tounge feels like I can't get enough air
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Depends: Shoulder, shortness of breath and chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor or to the emergency room if you indeed have these symptoms. Good luck ...Read more

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Heavy lump like feeling in my chest?

See a doctor: With only this information, we can not determine the cause of this symptom, but a "lump like feeling" in the chest can be a symptom of heart attack. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I feel pain on the right side of my chest and the right side of my back. I possibly feel a lump and it hurts to touch these areas?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You might have shingles but it could be a painful tumor as well. ...Read more

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I have had a very cold sensation in the middle of my chest for 4 days. It feels like there is a mass of bitter cold air in my chest. What might it be?

Interesting.: This can occur after drinking a very cold beverage. Normally it should get better in a few hours. Not common to last 4 days. I would advise you to see your family physician and let him/her examine you and listen to your lungs and palpate your abdomen which may be a long shot causing this complaint. Maybe a chest xray would be in order. ...Read more

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I have been losing some weight and I feel little lumps on my chest. Is it normal?

I have been losing some weight and I feel little lumps on my chest. Is it normal?

Uncertain: Some normal or otherwise benign lumps may become more noticeable with weight loss, but the only way to know what you are feeling and if it is of concern or not is to have them examined by a doctor ...Read more

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My boyfriend has lumps in his chest, like in his lymph nodes. What could it be?

My boyfriend has lumps in his chest, like in his lymph nodes. What could it be?

They like this image: Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that disrupts cell growth in your nervous system, causing tumors to form on nerve tissue. These tumors can occur anywhere in the nervous system, including in your brain, spinal cord, and large and small nerves. Neurofibromatosis is typically diagnosed in childhood or early adulthood. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning i have severe chest pain and there looks like i have a lump in the middle of my chest from the inside where it hurts?

When I wake up in the morning i have severe chest pain and there looks like i have a lump in the middle of my chest from the inside where it hurts?

See your doctor: I think you need a chest xray and EKG as soon as possible. Your doctor should see you today or tomorrow with these complaints. I hope you are able to get some assistance right away. ...Read more

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Lump on chest from a fall?

Lump on chest from a fall?

Hematoma: After a fall, there is inflammation and some blood accumulating from broken small blood vessels. It depends on what you are feeling. Otherwise, use warm compress on it to mobilize it. Then show it to your doctor to make sure, and proper treatment can then be instituted. Please no more falls. ...Read more

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I just found a lump on my chest what could that mean?

I just found a lump on my chest what could that mean?

Too vague a question: It's difficult to answer this without some more information like age, sex, and location of the lump. For example, if you were a 12-year-old male with a small lump under your nipple, it would not be worrisome. If you are a 40-year-old woman with the same lump, it could be a cancer. The best thing to do is see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I've got a lump which is hard in the middle of my chest?

I've got a lump which is hard in the middle of my chest?

Normal aging?: Without further information and in the absence of any reported symptoms, the hard lump the middle of your chest may be from ossification of the xiphoid process, located in the lower part of the sternum. It is the last bone to ossify in adults and usually does so in the 30s to 40s. Some report this as a new hard lump. Have your doctor examine it at your next appointment or annal physical. ...Read more

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My bf has a lump on chest. Its hard and hurts. What could it b?

Boils treatment: Do not squeeze, wait when the boil starts draining. Wash the area with soap and water, clean with alcohol and apply neosporin otc. Repeat 3-4 times a day until complete healing is achieved. For pain NSAID otc as needed. Rec.: if concerned or running a fever see your pcp. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump in the middle of my chest, what is it?

Most common: Cause for this sensation (if occurring in isolation without other symptoms) would be esophageal problem: food getting stuck, spasm, reflux/erosion, infection. If the lump is not a sensation, but a physical lump under the skin, then it should be examined by a physician and could be cyst, lipoma or worse ...Read more

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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