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I have a hard shiny lump on my shoulder. Had for long time.

I have a hard shiny lump on my shoulder. Had for long time.

1 look=1000 words: How big is the lump? Is it painful? Discolored? More information or maybe a picture would be helpful to further give an impression of what this means. It could be many different things, and many of these are not serious medical problems. Getting a doctor to look at it will help to tell what it is, but sometimes you don't know for sure until it is removed. But not all lumps need to be removed. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my shoulder for about 1year do I have to be worried?

I have a lump on my shoulder for about 1year do I have to be worried?

Can't Say: If this is a painless lump that is not growing and you noticed it incidentally than likely ok to watch. If painful or growing or any other signs of activity, better have it evaluated. From your question, it isn't clear if your lump is a new growth or a bump from a bony protuberence. ...Read more

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What do I do about a growing lump on my shoulder blade?

What do I do about a growing lump on my shoulder blade?

See your Orthopod or: Pcp, so that its investigated with xrays, maybe ct/mri to determine the nature of the swelling. ...Read more

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I have an itchy lump on my shoulder it is red and rough. No history of cancer in my family?

I have an itchy lump on my shoulder  it is red and rough. No history of cancer in my family?

Not normal: A mole should not itch, burn, bleed, or weep fluid. It should never be painful. If it is any if these, please seek the attention if a physician to biopsy or remove the lesion. ...Read more

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I have a painless golf ball sized lump on my shoulder joint. Doesn't feel like its an injury, no discoloration. Any ideas?

I have a painless golf ball sized lump on my shoulder joint.  Doesn't feel like its an injury, no discoloration. Any ideas?

Lump : A moveable lump under the skin may represent a non cancerous cyst or lipoma (fatty growth). If the area is growing or becoming painful see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment and to make sure a skin cancer is not present. ...Read more

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Recently discovered hard lump on my shoulder blade. I work picking up heavy stuff? Did I pull a muscle? Feels uncomfortable to sleep on it.

Recently discovered hard lump on my shoulder blade. I work picking up heavy stuff?  Did I pull a muscle?  Feels uncomfortable to sleep on it.

Probably need exam: Its difficulty to determine what it is without examining it You may have pulled a muscle and could have spasm But you may have a lipoma, fibroma, cyst or other soft tissue mass. Also an xray would be helpful to determine if there was any bony masses ...Read more