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Very tired & hair is coming out handfuls for 2 months. Left shoulder pain then neck & chest pain. Lump on l lower throat clear throat cough swallow?

Very tired & hair is coming out handfuls for 2 months. Left shoulder pain then neck & chest pain. Lump on l lower throat clear throat cough swallow?

Time to see your Dr: I'm trying to follow what you are saying, but one thing is clear. Something is not right. Many of the symptoms you describe may occur from hormonal or vitamin issues, but they also could be signs of a more serious problem. Ask to be scheduled for a comprehensive physical and some lab work. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 5 year old has lumps on the lower part of his head and complaints he can't bend his head to his chest?

My 5 year old has lumps on the lower part of his head and complaints he can't bend his head to his chest?

Needs to be seen: I would be concerned that the lumps are lymph nodes. If he can not bend his head to his chest, then meningitis is a possibly. While there are other concerns, meningitis is the most serious and should be investigated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old. I feel two lumps in my breast. I have problem of hair loss. Please help I'm so depressed about it?

I am 19 years old. I feel two lumps in my breast. I have problem of hair loss. Please help I'm so depressed about it?

Get it checked: Feeling anxious and depressed will deplete you. Go ahead and press forward. Have the breast lumps medically evaluated. That is warranted & should be a top priority. Evaluation for hair loss can follow to see if the cause can be determined. Replace your despair with a plan of action. Take care. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago I was in a rather fatal car crash I was placed in the hospital a few days bc of head injury. I got a large bruise completely covering my right breast from the seatbelt. The bruise is almost completely gone but I'm noticing a small lump (not vi

2 weeks ago I was in a rather fatal car crash I was placed in the hospital a few days bc of head injury. I got a large bruise completely covering my right breast from the seatbelt. The bruise is almost completely gone but I'm noticing a small lump (not vi

Contusion: When a bruise (contusion) heals and resorbs from the inside, there is sometimes an area of resorption that can calcify leaving a lump under the skin where the bruise was, which may or may not resolve over time. I am so happy you are here to tell your story. :) ...Read more

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I'm in my early 20's, male, have patchy hair loss and a painful lump that has formed in my left breast. What could this be?

I'm in my early 20's, male, have patchy hair loss and a painful lump that has formed in my left breast. What could this be?

Several things: Hair looks like alopecia areata which is an autoimmune condition. It is important to get blood work done to rule out thyroid, anemia problems. See a dermatologist for treatment which could be topical steroid as well as injection steroid.
Breast needs to be seen by pcp asap. ...Read more

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I have a painful red big-pimple like lump on my upper chest. It has no white head. Neosporin seems to keep the pain away. Whatisit? How do I treat?

I have a painful red big-pimple like lump on my upper chest. It has no white head. Neosporin seems to keep the pain away. Whatisit? How do I treat?

Throw away neosporin: There is no possible benefit of any kind by application of antibiotic to this. You neglected to mention how old it is. Might be acne., inflamed tricholemmal cyst abscess. A Dr can examine this and drain it if indicated. It will heal faster after it drains. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a lump in my right nipple. Slightly painful and hard initially but turns rubbery when stressed. Increased hair growth around it.

What is the cause of a lump in my right nipple. Slightly painful and hard initially but turns rubbery when stressed. Increased hair growth around it.

Evaluation needed: You are describing something that could be benign, but there are some more serious possibilities, so get it looked at by a gynecologist or breast surgeon. ...Read more

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I ve had a head chest cold for weeks and a few days ago a hard lump developed between the tip of my cheekbone and nose it is red and painful to touch it is very deep under the skin and the size of a chick pea?

I ve had a head chest cold for weeks and a few days ago a hard lump developed between the tip of my cheekbone and nose it is red and painful to touch it is very deep under the skin and the size of a chick pea?

May be unrelated...: ...To your recent chest cold; I would suggest that your doctor examine the lump as it could well be an abscess or perhaps something related to the upper teeth; something that comes up so quickly with tenderness usually suggests something infectious so your doctor would be the first person I would see. ...Read more

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Large lump in neck bothers &gets sore occasionally now I have swollen areas on my head, poor vision headache, chest pains abdomen pain more symptoms?

Large lump in neck bothers &gets sore occasionally now I have swollen areas on my head, poor vision headache, chest pains abdomen pain more symptoms?

Sounds serious: You need to see a head and neck surgeon asap to make sure that it is not cancer! best luck to you and let me know how things turn out! ...Read more

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Thirsty in evening after 3L water through day, hair falling out, daily headaches left tmpl, blood in stool, lump in left breast. Any of these related?

Thirsty in evening after 3L water through day, hair falling out, daily headaches left tmpl, blood in stool, lump in left breast. Any of these related?

Not clear: You describe an number of problems, apparently unrelated, but each can be a significant health concern. I suggest you see a health care provider and get yourself checked out. ...Read more

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In law diagnosed w/ kidney cancer in 2005. Had 1 kidney removed. Now has 5-6 lumps on head, 5 tumors in lung & 1 in liver. What can we expect & time?

In law diagnosed w/ kidney cancer in 2005. Had 1 kidney removed. Now has 5-6 lumps on head, 5 tumors in lung & 1 in liver. What can we expect & time?

A workup: Your physician will need to get tissue to see what these masses actually are. If they are recurrent kidney cancer, there is no predicting either its natural course or its response to treatment. Be strong and good luck. ...Read more

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Mother had lumps for a while now. Started in breast then Arm, then foot, n now back of her head and she getting headaches? Possibly cancer? I'm nervous

Mother had lumps for a while now. Started in breast then Arm, then foot, n now back of her head and she getting headaches? Possibly cancer? I'm nervous

Evaluation: She should see her doctor to be evaluated and have PetCT and biopsy of dose mass for diagnosis and treatment, there is possibility of cancer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a hard spot I don't want to say lump because it's big on my breast is it all in my head?

What to do if I have a hard spot I don't want to say lump because it's big on my breast is it all in my head?

When in doubt..: If you are concerned that you could have a breast mass = then get it checked out by your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Have lung cancer can a lump on the outside of the head mean anything?

Possibly: Lung cancer may spread outside the lung either locally or via blood or lymph channels. A lump on your head may or may not be related but it should be checked by a physician and may need to be biopsied depending on what it looks and feels like. ...Read more

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Lump in breast. Hard n painful. Lump sits beneath the areole. There's a boil-like white-ish head on areole. Is this just a boil?

Possible: At 36 you may hve infection (boil) of periareolar montgomery gland infection, must see your doctor to make sure have nothing serious, and if it is to drain (and antibiotics) which will give relief to your pain. ...Read more

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Lump near nipple diagnosed as infected cyst is still very red and tender after 2 months despite two week course on flucloxacillin 500. Shows no head.

Lump near nipple diagnosed as infected cyst is still very red and tender after 2 months despite two week course on flucloxacillin 500. Shows no head.

Help needed: It soundscapes like you still have an infection present. You might want to apply hot compresses to the cyst to try to bring it to a head so that a doctor can open and drain the cyst. ...Read more

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3 days after general anaesthetic for a breast lump removed.26yr old. Still feel out if sorts, dizzy/blurry head. When will it stop?

3 days after general anaesthetic for a breast lump removed.26yr old. Still feel out if sorts, dizzy/blurry head. When will it stop?

Depends on the: Medications used for the general anesthetic and your tolerance to them, but it is not unusual to feels its effects up to one month. It should dissipate gradually, usually in much less time. ...Read more

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Mom had lump In breast then arm then foot and now in her head. She had ultrasound and something is there. Waiting for results. Is it possibly cancer?

NoGuessingWaitResult: Any lump in breast can be Cancer.Having said that all lumps in breast are not due to cancer. Many times it is due to benign Cysts which are not cancer. And other lumps in arm, foot and head may also be cysts. Cysts are non cancerous closed pockets that are filled with fluid. Or other materials and can grow in any part of body. Relax and wait for results patiently ...Read more

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My dad is 6 feet mom is 5 5 and im 16 year old boy and 5 foot 6. My torso is small and have hair except on my chest. Do you think I can grow tall?

My dad is 6 feet mom is 5 5 and im 16 year old boy and 5 foot 6. My torso is small and have hair except on my chest. Do you think I can grow tall?

? Tall?: Your parents have the most influence on your final height.A simple height projection is calculated from theirs. Males are expected to reach the average of their parents height + 2.5 in. Which would be 5'11".The actual growth is determined by growth centers in your long bones. An x-ray of your wrist/hand can be assessed for bone maturity. If yours were like a 14 -16 yo you will grow taller, if 18, you a. ...Read more

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I have a small penis it never grew but my balls did my hair on face chest and legs don't grow right im in my 50tees is anything l can do?

I have a small penis it never grew but my balls did my hair on face chest and legs don't grow right im in my 50tees is anything l can do?

Low testosterone?: Normal Penis about 5-6 inches at erection. You need to see an endocrinologist to make diagnosis. There are ways to increase size, but you need to find out what is wrong. Talk to Internist first and get endocrine eval. If testosterone is low you would also have difficulty doing a full days work, difficulty sleeping, commonly feeling exhausted. Just get a W/U to find out. ...Read more