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Painful Lump Sternum
I recently found a small, hard, painful lump at the top of my sternum. There is no visible mark and it hurts mostly when I move, should it be checked?
I have a lump between my breasts on my sternum. The lump has always come and gone but now it's extremely painful. What should I do?
See provider: Please see your health care provider to assess if you need drainage and/or antibiotics for a possible epidermal inclusion cyst. ...Read more
I have a lump at the bottom end of my sternum, that is only noticed upon palpitation, it is painful to touch, it has recently showed up?
Normal: Its your xiphoid process, a normal part of the lower sternum. ...Read more
I have external small hard darkish lump on my sternum,dead centre, 1 inch above nipple level.not painful. should I be concerned?
Yes dermatologist : If you have had it for a long time and has not changed color or appearance such as from birth it's ok. If it has recently appeared or has recently changed in color to darker you should have a dermatologists look at it to determine if to worry or not. ...Read more
I have a small lump in my upper abdomen. It is slightly left of my sternum. It is not painful, unless i manipulate it excessively. No symptoms noted. ?
Hard, painful (feels like a big bruise) lump in between breasts - seemingly on sternum. Does not move. 2-3in from clavicle. Should i get this checked?
Yes: Truly this hard, painful lump on your sternum could possibly be a hematoma (bruise). However, you would likely remember any trauma that may have caused such a lump. Without any recent trauma to the chest wall, i recommend having it checked asap. ...Read more
Hard, immovable, painful lump (3 cent+ if not larger) on r clavicle stretches to sternum, feels as if it ends at throat base. Incr in size last 6 mos.
61 year old woman with small lump in left breast along sternum. Non moveable , not painful, appeared suddenly cancer maybe? Have had cyst in breast before. Always odd shaped and always in lower breast. Never round and pea sized. Lump can be seen from
Hello. : Hello. Can't diagnose the cause of this lump. Breast cancer usually would not suddenly appear because it takes a while to grow. It could be a lymph node. I don't know if you have been getting mammograms. It would be important to see your doctor. The doctor may order a chest xray, a mammogram and an ultrasound of the lump. Please get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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