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Found tiny BB sized lump on left clavicle, it moves, not painful. Have a dry cough, runny nose and canker so back of mouth. Should I worry?

Found tiny BB sized lump on left clavicle, it moves, not painful. Have a dry cough, runny nose and canker so back of mouth. Should I worry?

No worry, lymph node: The lymph nodes only above 1.5- 2 cm radius which are hard, entangled, fixed to the underlying structure or tender is considered as significant. If the lymph node further increase in size and becomes painful over the few weeks please see your PCP for examination. Read more

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What could a painful, hard, non movable lump on 9 month old sons left clavicle area be?? When X-ray shows normal 2 times??

What could a painful, hard, non movable lump on 9 month old sons left clavicle area be?? When X-ray shows normal 2 times??

Lump: It is probably an enlarged lymph node and likely benign. It could be a cyst of some kind, but that's less likely. Why was it xrayed twice? See your pediatrician. The baby should be examined for other "lumps" particularly in both axillae, groin, and opposite neck area. I would check the baby's CBC to make sure the white count wasn't ominous. Read more

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I've got a painful lump under left collarbone, it hurts to take a deep breath?

I've got a painful lump under left collarbone, it hurts to take a deep breath?

Inflammation: Of a supraclavicular lymph node with pulmonary symptoms suggests the need for immediate medical evaluation, chest xry and blood testing: call for an appointment today Read more

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I have a hard lump on my left shoulder that is painful to the touch and hurts when I move it, I have no insurance what is this and should I go ton er?

I have a hard lump on my left shoulder that is painful to the touch and hurts when I move it, I have no insurance what is this and should I go ton er?

Lump on shoulder: Yes Go to ER or urgent care, sometimes urgent care can refer you to doc that have lower prices if no insurance or you can look up free /low cost clinics in your area. Could be infection, could be mass/tumor/ganglioma/schwannoma, shoulder lumps need to be evaluated you need xray perhaps CT.. Read more

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Just found lump left shoulder blade. Extremely painful this is day 2 and I can't stand straight now had melonma removed 2yrs ago no insurance? E.R vis

Just found lump left shoulder blade. Extremely painful this is day 2 and I can't stand straight now had melonma removed 2yrs ago no insurance? E.R vis

Need to be checked: You had melanoma removed and now have a lump, it needs to be checked. Er is not the right place, you should go to clinic where it can be followed or see the doctors who treated you. Read more

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Have a lump a little over the size of a pea, around left collarbone. Painful, hard. Been there for a year.

Cyst: Sebaceous cysts are the commonest skin swellings that can be painful and tender. Examination by a physician can make a diagnosis and it can be excised in the office. Read more

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There's a hard painful lump right under/against the center of my left clavical. I also found 2 pea sized non painful knots above left clavical by neck?

There's a hard painful lump right under/against the center of my left clavical. I also found 2 pea sized non painful knots above left clavical by neck?

See a doctor!: Lumps or masses are usually benign, however hard painful lumps are not normal regardless of age and need to be evaluated by a doctor. Additional testing may be needed such as an MRI. The non-painful lumps also need to be evaluated. They may be swollen lymph nodes or something else concerning. Read more

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I have a moving lump on left side of my neck just above my collarbone & it's some what painful. Is it cancer? I'm worried sick

I have a moving lump on left side of my neck just above my collarbone & it's some what painful. Is it cancer? I'm worried sick

Supraclavicular lump: What you describe might be one of several things, including a lipoma, cyst or a lymph node. Cancer is possible, specifically Hodgkin's lymphoma given your age, although enlarged lymph nodes in Hodgkins are more often painless. Other cancers would be less likely. Make an appointment to see your doctor so that it can be evaluated. Overall odds are that it is not going to be something serious. Read more

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Is a pea sized lump on my neck dangerous? It's on the left side, about 2 inches above collarbone. Tender but not painful, and red.

Is a pea sized lump on my neck dangerous? It's on the left side, about 2 inches above collarbone. Tender but not painful, and red.

Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head ; behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks if pain not gone then have it chkd. Read more

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I have a pea sized pimple or lump under my skin it is a bit moving and is painful it is at my shoulder beside my neck on the left sidis that serious?

I have a pea sized pimple or lump under my skin it is a bit moving and is painful it is at my shoulder beside my neck on the left sidis that serious?

Unlikely- possible: Sometimes this can be dangerous, although usually not. The good news is that is is mobile. It could be anything from an infected hair follicle (most likely) to a cancer (less likely). Evaluation and diagnosis is provided by an ENT or general surgeon. Read more

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Large non-painful, firm lump between collarbone and left breast - Is this cancerous?

Large non-painful, firm lump between collarbone and left breast - Is this cancerous?

Get it examines: There is no way to tell in this virtual forum if the lump is cancerous or not. Please have the lump examined by a MD to make that determination. Read more

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I have a lump under my left upper arm and was told it's a cyst it's painful and swollen twice the size of my right upper arm pain going to my shoulder?

I have a lump under my left upper arm and was told it's a cyst it's painful and swollen twice the size of my right upper arm pain going to my shoulder?

See a doctor: You need to get this checked out. I would suggest you start with your primary care provider this week. Hope this helps! Read more

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Left arm been hurting from shoulder to elbow, feels like I got shot in muscle, unable to raise arm w/o pain been painful for 3 weeks, lump in armpit?

Arm pain: It is time to see your doctor for an examination to diagnose the cause of your pain and lump in your armpit. There are many possibilities, so you should not postpone making an appointment. Read more

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Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sure there isn't an infection going on. Don't forget that the lymph nodes act as a drainage and filtration system to try to stop infection. They will swell and be painful. You also want to be sure the lymph nodes are not swollen because of cancer. Read more

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Hard, painless lump on left clavicle, approx 2 cm or so. Could it be cancer?

Hard, painless lump on left clavicle, approx 2 cm or so. Could it be cancer?

Not likely, but: A cancer of the clavicle bone would be highly unlikely. However, there are lymph nodes located just behind the mid point of the clavicle that might be enlarged and mistaken for the bone itself. Enlargement here would be significant. If this painless lump has been present for years without change likely insignificant. If it's just been noticed more recently, or getting larger, have it examined. Read more

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Lump on left clavicle bone near my throat not sore and why is this?

Lump on left clavicle bone near my throat not sore and why is this?

Hard to say: Hard to say. The clavicle articulates with the sternum medially. Sometimes the sternoclvicular joint can beome quite enlarged, often from an injury or an arthritic condition. This might be what you are describing. An exam and possibly an xray can usually determine the cause. Thank you for your question. Read more

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