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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?

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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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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23female. Could a lump on breast near chest wall(upper inner breastArea) be cancerous if it's painful when it's touched- round&pea sized,red ?

23female. Could a lump on breast near chest wall(upper inner breastArea) be cancerous if it's painful when it's touched- round&pea sized,red ?

Get it seen: Most likely it's a cyst. Get with your physician, who will probably aspirate it. Cancer is unlikely, but you're a grown woman now and need to get into the habit of getting seen for any dominant breast mast that you discover. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I ve had a head chest cold for weeks and a few days ago a hard lump developed between the tip of my cheekbone and nose it is red and painful to touch it is very deep under the skin and the size of a chick pea ?

I ve had a head chest cold for weeks and a few days ago a hard lump developed between the tip of my cheekbone and nose it is red and painful to touch it is very deep under the skin and the size of a chick pea ?

May be unrelated...: ...To your recent chest cold; i would suggest that your doctor examine the lump as it could well be an abscess or perhaps something related to the upper teeth; something that comes up so quickly with tenderness usually suggests something infectious so your doctor would be the first person i would see. ...Read more

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Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall) ?

Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection. ...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? Need more information ...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

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I'm a 35yr old male and have a lump growing on the left side of my chest. Sometimes it's painfull to touch. What is this?

I'm a 35yr old male and have a lump growing on the left side of my chest. Sometimes it's painfull to touch. What is this?

Get it seen: Any mass that sticks around for two weeks or more calls for a physician's office visit. It'd be a shame to miss a low-grade liposarcoma or other soft tissue cancer while it's still easy to cure. Man up and call your doctor. ...Read more