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Movable lump at lattisimus dorsi at the back of the body?

Movable lump at lattisimus dorsi at the back of the body?

Lipoma?: A movable subcutaneous mass in region of latissimus dorsi and that is not inflamed or painful is most likely a benign lipoma. Absent other symptoms, a cancerous growth is most unlikely. That said, a doctor needs to actually feel the mass to give the best differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small movable lump on left collarbone should I be worried?

Probably not: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because this way you can get the correct diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Hard, movable lump between two ribs on right side? No pain, oval shaped and about dime sized. What could this be?

Hard, movable lump between two ribs on right side? No pain, oval shaped and about dime sized. What could this be?

Cyst or lipoma would: be the first guesses. but in order to be sure you can see your dermatologist or have biopsy done. Typically on a cyst there is a tiny opening about the size of a pin head, through which the keratin contents can be expressed ...Read more

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I have a small movable lump on my jawline that's been there for years. It doesn't hurt and hasn't grown or changed. What could it be?

Lymph node: That is probably a small lymph node. We have them all over our bodies, and there are especially a lot around the head and neck. It helped you clear out an infection years ago, and just stayed a little larger. Also, there is a salivary gland that wraps under the jaw on each side, and you may be feeling the duct from that gland. No worries. ...Read more

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3 days ago, I noticed a small, painless and movable lump on my left tibial crest which is medially located. Is it something I should be worried about?

3 days ago, I noticed a small, painless and movable lump on my left tibial crest which is medially located. Is it something I should be worried about?

Depends: Small painless movable lump proximal to the tibial tuberosity can be cause by many sources, common causes include: Baker's cyst, Pes Anserine bursitis, lipoma, effusion from bursitis. If the mass or lump persists, examination and testing with your physician is the 1st step. Other less common causes, include, osteochondritis dessican, enchondroma, Osgood-Schlatter's Disease. ...Read more

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Hello, two months ago, I've had a small painless, and movable lump on the right side of my neck, and a week ago i found another one on the right side?

Hello, two months ago, I've had a small painless, and movable lump on the right side of my neck, and a week ago i found another one on the right side?

Exam needed: I recommend that you be examined in view of the fact that two lumps are now present on either side of your neck. These may be enlarged lymph nodes and if so blood tests looking for blood dyscrasias and mononucleosis are indicated. A biopsy may be advisable if these don't recede or increase in size or number. A benign situation like a viral illness may be the cause,however and they could recede. ...Read more

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Hard, movable lump on ribs on right side? Painless, oval shaped, and about dime sized? 18 years old.

Hard, movable lump on ribs on right side? Painless, oval shaped, and about dime sized? 18 years old.

Get it checked out: There are many potential causes and most are nothing to be concerned about, but there is a small chance it could be something important. You should see your doctor and have it checked out ...Read more