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I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

Lump Chest: this is not pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection of the lung itself which is inside the chest cavity. You should have this painful lump evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I have a slight lump on my collar bone.Chest xray is clear. Can it be lymp node tb?

I have a slight lump on my collar bone.Chest xray is clear. Can it be lymp node tb?

Maybe: There are many reasons for lumps on bones . A standard x-ray may not provide all the answers . Ct is better. As for tb? Well skin is best. See for doctor for that. ...Read more

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Pain in right chest bone below breast. Looks like a lump. Kindly suggest.

Pain in right chest bone below breast. Looks like a lump. Kindly suggest.

Atypical chestpain: Right sided chest pain most probably not from the heart. If associated with a lump may be localized infection, inflammation, hernia or could be muscular pain. Physical exam would help to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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I feel like I have a bone or rib fracture on my thoractic spine..Between my shoulder blades hurt and I have a raised bump on my chest bone.

I feel like I have a bone or rib fracture on my thoractic spine..Between my shoulder blades hurt and I have a raised bump on my chest bone.

Be examined: The spine area may be a prominent spinal process and not abnormal, but a bump on sternum is unusual. Some x-rays may be necessary to, sort out. Thoracic surgeon most likely to be if help. ...Read more

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What is an indented chest bone?

What is an indented chest bone?

Pectus excavatum: Is the name for it. It describes an indented chest wall deformity. If severe it may jeopardize ones heart function. ...Read more