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Hard lumps in upper chest and on and under my collar bone, what could it be?

Hard lumps in upper chest and on and under my collar bone, what could it be?

Hard to say: This is a bit unusual. Are they tender or red or very itchy? Certain rashes can seem to be like lumps. If they have been there a long time, they are probably nothing to worry about. However, if new, and if you have any other symptoms like fever, tiredness, or lumps under your armpits, you should probably be seen by someone who can examine them and your whole body to see what is going on. ...Read more

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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 feels lumps in my chest near my collar bone and I was wondering if it could be lymph nodes?

I feels lumps in my chest near my collar bone and I was wondering if it could be lymph nodes?

LUMPS IN CHEST: IS THIS A NEW PROBLEM FOR YOU.
OR HAVE YOU HAD IT FOR WEEKS OR MONTHS?
SEE YOUR PCP WHO MIGHT GIVE YOU A GOOD EXAMINATION AND PERHAPS ORDER SOME X-RAYS.
DONT WAIT. . .
BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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Lump on rib cage just under collar bone in the middle of chest?

Lump on rib cage just under collar bone in the middle of chest?

Impossible to: Tell just by this description. Soft tissue mass in this area is most likely lipoma, but it could be abnormally enlarged lymph node caused by infection or tumor. Have your doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a pea sized movable lump about two inches below my collar bone/near center of chest. It does not hurt but is now tender. 31, male.?

Hello, I have a pea sized movable lump about two inches below my collar bone/near center of chest. It does not hurt but is now tender. 31, male.?

Get checked: This type of lump should be assessed by your doctor to determine if it is a cyst, fat mass or a lymph node. Good luck. ...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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Dull pain under left collar bone, slight lump in same area. I'm also having an issue with my left arm, feels slow an hard to move. Chest feels heavy.

Dull pain under left collar bone, slight lump in same area. I'm also having an issue with my left arm, feels slow an hard to move. Chest feels heavy.

Brachial plexitis: By your description, it may be that you have inflammation or compression of the brachial plexus, which are an accumulation of all motor and sensory nerves controlling the arm. This resides just under your collarbone e. Need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have back and left chest pain until left neck and there is small bump or lump in my lower left collar bone. I feel severe chest and neck pain?

Hi I have back and left chest pain until left neck and there is small bump or lump in my lower left collar bone. I feel severe chest and neck pain?

Get checked out!: You could be having a heart related condition so get checked out today. Go to the Emergency Room now.

It could also be muscular in nature and still need to be checked out by your local doctor. ...Read more

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Slight hard painless lump on my right collar bone. Chest xray is normal. What can be the cause? Ultrasound is needed? I'm 20 year old female. Pls rply

Slight hard painless lump on my right collar bone. Chest xray is normal. What can be the cause? Ultrasound is needed? I'm 20 year old female. Pls rply

Recommend ultrasound: Soft tissue abnormalities unless they contain calcium are not seen by x-ray. Ultrasound can characterize cysts, solid tumors, cartilage abnormalities, etc. Utrasound is used more and more in defining soft tissue ligamentous and cartilaginous problems. Sometimes MRI is necessary. ...Read more

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Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Get examined: Chances of a significant illness/disease exist. Not necessarily so, but I would recommend an examination and discussion with a local provider, ASAP. ...Read more

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Pain & lump above left breast & below collar bone. Annoying pain but intensifies oblong shaped & feels like a bone, also pain between shoulder blade?

Pain & lump above left breast & below collar bone. Annoying pain but intensifies oblong shaped & feels like a bone, also pain between shoulder blade?

Get it looked at: Definitely get it looked at. Start with you primary physician and they can make an assessment if you need to see a musculoskeletal specialist or other specialist. ...Read more

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Hard lump/bump above right breast but below collar bone. Also have pain on upper right arm. What could it be?

Hard lump/bump above right breast but below collar bone. Also have pain on upper right arm. What could it be?

Be seen: I definitely would not hesitate to be seen. In that area, the most common cause would likely be a swollen lymph node, which can often come before or after a febrile illness. Although it would be unusual in your age group, I would not hesitate to be seen by a general surgeon if it does not resolve to make sure it is not a neoplastic process. ...Read more

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I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

WOW: My wife stopped at 13 months and I thought wow. As with my wife and son your baby is not getting anything at this point from the breast feeding except comfort assuming a regular solid food diet so it is time to stop. That said assuming there is no history in your family of malignancy I would see my obgyn to have it checked and proceed from there. ...Read more

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I found this tiny lump in my right collar bone. 6 years ago I had a mastectomy done for breast cancer D is. Should I worry?

Have it checked...: It could also be an enlarged lymph-node related to your DCIS. You should have a doctor check it. It could be nothing but you can't assume this. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Worrisome: Based on your age I would be less concerned about breast cancer, but you describe a hard lump so this concerns me. Is the area red or painful? This might indicate infection; please see a doctor ...Read more

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16 years of age. Constant chest pain only on left side of chest. Below collar bone. Only medication is nexplanon. What could this be?

16 years of age. Constant chest pain only on left side of chest. Below collar bone. Only medication is nexplanon. What could this be?

It is best to see MD: It is still best to see your doctor as we don't have much information to go on by, and also we don't have labs or cxr to look at. Your doctor can order all that for evaluation. Contraceptive pills are risks also for certain things including blood clot. It may all be just muscle or tendon strain but best to be examined. ...Read more

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I've had a pain in my upper chest below collar bone for awhile now. Hurts when I take a deep breath or push air out and also when I raise my left arm?

I've had a pain in my upper chest below collar bone for awhile now. Hurts when I take a deep breath or push air out and also when I raise my left arm?

Chest wall strain?: A number of muscles attach to the clavicle. It's likely that you strained one or more of these muscles. If the pain persists see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hard mass in right breast but also feels lumpy and sore in chest below collar bone, what could this be?

Go get it checked ou: You need to check it out with your general practioner or your gyne doc. This needs to be looked at, felt, and examined and possible additional testing needs to be done. This could be a lymph node, inflammatoin, or it could be cancer (not to scare you). Please go get this looked at asap. ...Read more

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Right chest shoulder and collar bone pain from year old injury, what could it be?

Ligament injury: You probably injured the ac joint ligaments and that is the residual problem.

Prolotherapy can help you,

visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org to learn about prolotherapy and find a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some spots on my left and right areas of my upper chest near my collar bone?

What to do if I have some spots on my left and right areas of my upper chest near my collar bone?

Spots: Varied causes: consider vitiligo, rash, insect bites, sun exposure changes, hematomas, easy bruising from aspirin and NSAIDs and anticoagulants, birthmarks, injury, unknowns, etc. ...Read more

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Chest pain when I touch the center of my chest where the ribs meet just below the collar bone, it comes and goes. What can this be?

Chest pain when I touch the center of my chest where the ribs meet just below the collar bone, it comes and goes. What can this be?

Costochondritis: Point tenderness is a symptom of costochondritis (tenderness in the cartilage between the ribs). Try putting ice on fhe painful spot and try tylenol/ibuprofen. Some heart problems such as pericarditis (inflammation in the sac around the heart) can cause pain. Blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolus) can cause chest pain. Avoid activity that makes it hurt. Chk with your doctor for cause. ...Read more