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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?
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?
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?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have lumps growing on my sternum. I had a CT scan and the doctor said the cartilage is calcificing. It is painful and deforming. Can they be removed?
Hard to say: This depends on what cartilage is calcifying. There can be normal and abnormal cartilage calcifications. Normal calcification of the rib cartilage usually occur in elderly persons. If the cartilage calicification is a growing painful mass, it may be removable. Please consult your doctor and/or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have just discovered a painful lump at the bottom of my breastbone which is at the top of my stomach what should I do?
Xiphoid process: You may be feeling the xiphoid process of the sternum. The sternum (breastbone) is made up of three parts. It is not uncommon for the xiphoid process of the sternum to be perceived as an abnormal lump when it is discovered. In adults the joint between the corpus (body) of the sternum (breastbone) and xiphoid process is fused and immobile. Inflammation in the immovable joint can cause pain. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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