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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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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 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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Have a hard movable lump right above my left tragus. Any idea what it could possibly be. It is also kind of painful. ?

 Have a hard movable lump right above my left tragus. Any idea what it could possibly be. It is also kind of painful. ?

Cyst / Lymph node: Either a cyst or lymph node. Hard to say without exam. If this is resolving I do not think you have much to be concerned about. But if progressive you should see someone. ...Read more

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The hard movable lump I have in my right lats is making me feel I have a burning sensation on its surroundings but the lump is not painful?

Muscle tear?: Any lump that is not suppose to be there is worth a trip to the doctor. If you injured the area and tore the muscle for instance it can cause surrounding burning sensation. If you ignore it, it can get worse and require surgery but since it important to take care of your body, get a correct diagnosis then decide on the treatment of your choice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a fatty feeling movable lump directly under my collarbone on the right side. A little bigger than a quarter. No pain or redness or discomfort.

I have a fatty feeling movable lump directly under my collarbone on the right side. A little bigger than a quarter. No pain or redness or discomfort.

Fatty deposit : It sounds like you have a fat deposit called a lipoma these are usually benign tumors and if they get to large you may need surgical resection. To be on the safe side I recommend that you follow up with a surgeon to have this removed and biopsied and reviewed by a pathologist ...Read more

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Age 33. Had movable lump seems to be gone after 2nd period. In 2 days slightly different loc (11.5 o'clock vs 11). less movable. Same? Cause of Concer

Age 33. Had movable lump seems to be gone after 2nd period. In 2 days slightly different loc (11.5 o'clock vs 11). less movable. Same? Cause of Concer

Lump: I assume the lump is in your breast. The fact that it is movable makes it more likely it is a cyst especially since it changes with your period. Doubt it is cancer but you should have it checked. ...Read more

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What does a movable lump in the neck just below the right jawline means?

What does a movable lump in the neck just below the right jawline means?

Neck mass: Possible lymph node enlarged. Needs to be examined to determine the cause, such as infection in teeth or throat, etc. ...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

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Small pea sized movable lump infron of elbow are( soft side). It doesnt hurt. Same size for months now. ?

Small pea sized movable lump infron of elbow are( soft side). It doesnt hurt. Same size for months now. ?

Lump by Elbow: Likely this is a lipoma, a small benign, collection of fat. To make sure it is worth it to get it checked by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a small movable lump in my lower back, right side. Not painful. Should I worry? Lipoma? Nerofibroma?

Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness,pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected and may not have to be removed unless it's in an area of the body where it's subjected to continual irritation or unless it's growing or unless the examining physician recommends its removal. ...Read more

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Hi, I noticed a pebble like size, hard movable lump near my anus, it feels like connected to a vein. What could be it?

Hi, I noticed a pebble like size, hard movable lump near my anus, it feels like connected to a vein. What could be it?

Pilonidal cyst is: but one POSSIBLE cause. Please see your doc for proper diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more