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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?
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