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Lump Near Sternum
I have a bone like lump under clavical near sternum painless nonmovable. 1dr thought cyst, surgeon says bone. Should i be concerned? Could it be lymph
Evaluate: The only way to know with certainty the origin of the bony lump is to image.Ct with with intravenous contrast usually differentiate a begnign process from aggressive lesion. Surgeon would not operate without imaging.Some conservative physicians might say observe for month and if getting larger en then work up with imaging and biopsy. Etiology includes fracture, infection and tumor(benign vs malig. ...Read more
Hard bony lump on 2nd rib near sternum right side after 8mnths its moved over my sternum as well. Chest and back pain along w/ shoulder and arm pains.
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Lump at end sternum: Sternum, after all growth centers have fused, has a pointed lower end called the xiphoid process, which sometimes feels like a hard lump. If it is red, swollen, painful, have your doc examine it. If you've ever received cpr, sometimes the xiphoid can be broken due to hand misplacement. ...Read more
Get medical eval: Now - this could be a serious health issue. ...Read more
What causes a lump at the bottom of the sternum on a male and could it be associated with back pains?
My chest above the sternum and then go up a little bit on my left and right side there is like a lump on each side this normal?
I had a lump on my sternum 2yrs ago which went after 5days. 2 days ago i scratched the area and the lump was back its gone now .is it serious?
I recently found a small, hard, painful lump at the top of my sternum. There is no visible mark and it hurts mostly when I move, should it be checked?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a lump just to the right of the top of my sternum. Could this be a lymph node?
I'm really scared.
It's feels shaped weird
Sternoclavicular jt: Injury or arthritis can cause the sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) to become swollen and more prominent. The right and left SCJs are just off the midline at the base of the collarbones as they attach to the sternum. A thorough orthopaedic exam an specialized X-rays will help make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Lump: Have it checked by a surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had surgery to remove a mass out of my chest in 2005, I can still feel my sternum move and pop. Is this normal?
No it is not: Since it has been so long since your operation most likely your bone has healed by non union, which means that there is scar tissue there but the bone has not come together and healed properly. Rarely this can be due to chronic infection. Either way you need to see your surgeon. He or she will determine the extent of the problem and discuss treatment options, risks and benefits ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
22 son did chest weights and a orange size lump formed over sternum. What is this and what to do? He feels fine otherwise.
Lump: The lump may have been caused by trauma to the sternum. An xray may be needed for verigicstion. ...Read more
Hi, I have recently found a new hard immovable lump below my left collarbone, right next to sternum. I am just wondering what it could be. Thank you.
Bone spur or other: I'm not certain it could be a bone spur, you could've been there for a long time, but it needs to be clarified. If it is a hard lymph node that needs to be diagnosed also. See your physician ...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
I have a lump growing on my right sternum for 6 months. Seen 8 different doctors. No one can figure it out. Theres a better description in my profile.
Several things: He/she will listen to you, perform an exam, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Examination?: This requires physical examination. Wish you well! ...Read more