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Feels Like A Lump In My Chest
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
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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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
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
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 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
I have a small but hard lump in my chest at the bottom of my sternum ... It appears to be external right under my skin and also moves when I push it?
Hard bump: It may be an epidermal inclusion cyst. They are firm and moveable just below the skin. If it is enlarging or painful see a dermatologist. ...Read more
In have a lump in my chest I have had it tested doctors as it's a fatty tissue but it has bin growing fast and I am getting sharp stabbing pain in it?
Get rechecked: Of you are having pain in the area a recheck is always warranted. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
My son is17 months old I have just noticed a hard pea size lump and it feels like a little ball on his chest and it moves around like a ball?
Ok: Probably a small benign cyst, but check with your doctor. ...Read more
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
I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or something I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or somethi
Yes, : Yes, you should get this checked out. The only way to determine the cause is a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
What is this swelling or lump of some sort on my chest under my right beast. It isn't on the other side. It's not painful and I feel fine otherwise?
Time to see doctor: There are many possibilities. So see doctor and get your diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
I'm 16, I think I have mild gynocomastia. I had chest fat for yrs, started feeling for lumps when I was 14 I feel a gland, I still have it. Will it go?
Have it examined: Many nodules at that age are benign You should be evaluated by your physician ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to feel and palpate the lump to be able to tell you what it is. ...Read more
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
I have lump inside chest in middle and one little under it...and some fluid also comes out.what to do??
See a doctor: If you can go to a medical college clinic, will get the answer. ...Read more
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