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I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

Lump Chest: this is not pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection of the lung itself which is inside the chest cavity. You should have this painful lump evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a hard, cold, painful lump in my chest?

I feel like I have a hard, cold, painful lump in my chest?

Cold lump in chest: Not clear what you mean. Do you have lump or just feel like there is one there? Need more information ...Read more

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I have a lump in the middle of my chest but it's hard and is not painful?

I have a lump in the middle of my chest but it's hard and is not painful?

Exam needed: A physician would have to inspect this lump in order to make a diagnosis. It could be a wen but if it's at the lower border of the sternum(breastbone,), it may simply be the xiphoid process which is cartilage and is a normal part of the sternum and it is quite firm. ...Read more

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Mate says he has a few lumps on his chest, what are some symptoms of cancer if he has lumps there?

Mate says he has a few lumps on his chest, what are some symptoms of cancer if he has lumps there?

Why cancer: Lumps on chest can be many things most of which are benign. If been there a while and unchanged probably nothing. If new have someone look at them. ...Read more

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I have had a bad cold, and currently have a lump halfway down my chest. It is painful when food tries to pass by, so I have not been able to eat today?

Liquid/soft...foods: 36 y/o Female says Had bad cold and currently has a lump half way down chest.. painful when food tries to pass by.., Not uncommon to have discomfort during swallowing, due to inflammation/swelling in the upper breathing tubes (Trachea/Bronchus) impinge or press on food inflated esophagus behind it. Best to use liquid/ soft pureed like foods while this lasts. Also see MD for RX if needed ...Read more

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2 painful lumps on chest in between my cleavage area and another one on the side on my breast. What could it be?

2 painful lumps on chest in between my cleavage area and another one on the side on my breast. What could it be?

Sounds like: an infected epidermoid inclusion cyst. Any skin problem in the area of your breast bone can cause unsightly scarring and even keloids, so get to a doctor for proper treatment. The one on the side of your breast could be something else. ...Read more

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I found an odd lump in my chest right by my collarbone; what could it be? It seems like a bone almost when you touch it and it's fairly large but i just recently found it and it did not exist before nor is it painful. What could it most likely be?

Hello. : Hello. What you are describing might be a subclavicular lymph node. If you were a heavy smoker, with other health problems, it could sometimes be enlarged with lung cancer. However, you are not listing those type of things. However, i would recommend that you get it checked out. Lymph nodes drain germs, dead white blood cells and gunk from areas of inflammation or infection. On the other hand, it you have had clavicular injury in the past, it could be due to that. ...Read more

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I'm 16 the other day I had some pain in my chest and then I felt a hard lump in between my breast's it's quite painful?

Skipped beats: See your practitioner in case you have a weird unusual heart beat problem but, as a rule, your complaint is common. PREMATURE HEART BEATS OR SKIPPED BEATS CAN BE FELT AS A MIDLINE UPPER CHEST PAIN. They are transient and mild but distressing because they don't seem to be reasonably related to anything, However, stress, coffee, cocoa, chocolate, tea or matte can aggravate it. ...Read more