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2 movable lumps on left collarbone near shoulder. Dr said it's fine but didn't say what they were. Lipomas? Lymph nodes? No other symptoms.

2 movable lumps on left collarbone near shoulder. Dr said it's fine but didn't say what they were. Lipomas? Lymph nodes? No other symptoms.

Lymph nodes, lipomas: A lipoma is in the skin, and looks like a bulge in the skin itself. An enlarged lymph node is usually under the skin and its possible to move the surface of the skin separate from the underlying lymph node. Benign lymph nodes can be either softer or a bit more firm than a lipoma, If a lymph node is very hard or unyielding, or tethered under the skin, be sure to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Cold symptoms--fever, head/bodyaches, chills. Now noticed a small lump on right side of neck only in-between chin and shoulder. Should I be concerned?

Cold symptoms--fever, head/bodyaches, chills. Now noticed a small lump on right side of neck only in-between chin and shoulder. Should I be concerned?

Tis the season: To have the colds! You are not alone. Just make sure you are not coming down with the flu. Swollen lymph gland is a normal reaction of the body to fight infection. It should resolve in time. Not to worry unless it gets bigger, tender and hot to touch then it needs to be treated. Continue your current medications as prescribed. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Not specifically: I believe that you are asking about diarrhea and lumps on the shoulder. These are not specific for cancer. Certainly if the lumps are associated with abnormal pigmentation or with change or pain-one has to be wary for skin cancer.Diarrhea is not a specific cancer symptoms. However, it you examine all of "bowel problems", including constipation or blood in the stools, this could be a symptom of cancer. ...Read more

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What causes lump on top of shoulder?

What causes lump on top of shoulder?

Possibly a cyst/mass: A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. You should have it evaluated if it is increasing in size and painful. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What do lumps near the shoulder blade mean?

What do lumps near the shoulder blade mean?

Hard to say: Without an exam it is hard to answer your question. Examination is required to determine what these lumps are. They may be something simple like lipomas or sebaceous cysts. ...Read more

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What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more

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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 the back of my shoulder that hurts only if squeezed?

I have a lump on the back of my shoulder that hurts only if squeezed?

Lump: This tenderness on squeezing is nonspecific. A physician would have to examine the lump in order to make a diagnosis. Any mass can be tender on squeezing and that includes benign lipoma or other growths, cysts or abscess like a boil. Have the lump examined by your physician or surgeon. ...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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Is there anything that can cause a large lump on top of your shoulder?

Depends: This could arise from multiple causes. If located over the ac joint you may have a cyst or ganglion off the joint. You could also have a lipoma or less frequent and worst case scenario a soft tissue tumor like a sarcoma. If it is growing or concerning I would recommend a formal evaluation by your pcp or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the top of my shoulder that is roughly around two inches around. It is soft and painless. What could this be?

I have a lump on the top of my shoulder that is roughly around two inches around. It is soft and painless. What could this be?

Depends: Depending on the location, this could be a lipoma or fatty tumor or could represent a ganglion off the ac joint which is more anteriorly based towards end of collarbone. If the mass is enlarging it may be important to have this checked out as soft tissue sarcomas and more aggressive things can be painless at first so would follow this appropriately. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a smooth painless lump on the back of my shoulder. I noticed it about a 1yr ago but it has grown twice the size.

Should I be concerned about a smooth painless lump on the back of my shoulder. I noticed it about a 1yr ago but it has grown twice the size.

Seek medical advice: Any lump that grows beyond one centimeter in size needs a medical examination and a biopsy consideration. Leaving a growing mass unattended can be a disaster in the end. No more delays...Go get a check up and ask for a biopsy, if need be. ...Read more

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My husband has about more or less 1.5 inch lump in his back between the shoulder blades. Movable, painless didn't change in size. What could it be?

My husband has about more or less 1.5 inch lump in his back between the shoulder blades. Movable, painless didn't change in size. What could it be?

Some thoughts...: A movable, painless lump on the back might be a sabaceous cyst (not much trouble unless infected), or a benign fatty growth called a lipoma. But the fact is, it's a lump. Have your husband's doctor look at this. One surgeon I know says, "the best place for a lump is in a specimen bottle." of course, that's not always the case - but have his doctor evaluate him to be sure. ...Read more

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Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...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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What should I do about this small lump on my left shoulder?

What should I do about this small lump on my left shoulder?

Find what is it: When find what is it you will be able to find what to do with it. ...Read more

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Only couple of red small lumps on back shoulder with itching?

Only couple of red small lumps on back shoulder with itching?

Tough to know: Your problem could be caused by a number of things. To really know what is happening and how best to treat your problem, you will need to see a health care provider in person. Good luck to you. :). ...Read more

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If a lump been on your shoulder for five years, is it cancerous now?

If a lump been on your shoulder for five years, is it cancerous now?

?: "lumps" on the dkin are not always cancer. The only way to answer this question is to have your family physician examine you. ...Read more