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Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Lump: A hard lump felt under the skin may be caused by a number of conditions including but not limited to epidermal inclusion cyst , lipoma , dermatofibroma, or cancerous growth. See a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Pea size lump under coller bone pain in breast and shoulder, what is it?

Pea size lump under coller bone pain in breast and shoulder, what is it?

Does not appear seri: I doubt if this is anything serious. You should show the lump to your doctor and let him/her do a clinical breast examination to make sure that all is well and seek advise for further action, if required. ...Read more

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What could have caused a pea size movable lump on collar bone and neck?

What could have caused a pea size movable lump on collar bone and neck?

Sounds like an enl--: Arged lymph node, from either an infection in the mouth, tonsils, tongue area; thyroid; chest infections or lesions in the lung. See your pcp to get evaluated with labs. Removal of the ln for biopsy would be best way to get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could a pea sized lump on kneecap be cancer?

Could a pea sized lump on kneecap be cancer?

Get it checked: There is no way to tell based on this alone. If you are concerned, see your doctor. ...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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Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Depends: It can be but doesn't have to be. Please see your doctor for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Have a hard umoveable pea sized nodule under skin an inch above jawline near the ear. What could it be? It's painless.

Have a  hard umoveable pea sized nodule under skin an inch above jawline near the ear. What could it be? It's painless.

Sounds concerning: Agree that it needs to be evaluated and possibly biopsied by your doctor or specialist.A description of unmovable is concerning for malignancy. Good luck ...Read more

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Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

Have it examined: Most likely it is either infection of the sweat glands or inflammation of the lymph gland. See your md and have it examined and treated. Antibiotic may likely be needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

Swelling?: Probably swelling if you had trauma or bit your tongue during your sleep. It could also be a mucocele which is a sac full of mucous that may need drainage and/or steroid injection to help prevent recurrence. If it's not painful or severe symptoms ok to give it a couple days to see if resolving. If not, or getting worse, or has been there a while get it checked out this week by your doctor. ...Read more

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Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Pimple on thigh: It could be anything from a big bite to an infected hair follicle. If it progresses, have your pmd take a look. ...Read more

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Large Hard Movable painful Lump in left Breast surface feel like cauliflower over12 months no swollen lymph nodes GP says Seed Cyst after exam True?

 Large Hard Movable painful Lump in left Breast surface feel like cauliflower over12 months no swollen lymph nodes  GP says Seed Cyst after exam True?

Breast self exam adv: I would advise you to examine your breast once monthly. The best time to do this exam is soon after your monthly period has ended. if you find the size of the lump is increasing, you will need a mammogram and/or Ultrasound of your breast. It could be all due to fibro-cystic changes caused by the hormonal changes during the monthly cycles. Does this lump become more or less painful during the month ...Read more

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Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall) ?

Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection. ...Read more

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Lump on neck lymph node, what is it?

Lump on neck lymph node, what is it?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Moveable pea sized lump side of breast under armpit feels dented/hard on one side & softer on the other dr said he doesn't think it's cancerous i'm 17?

Moveable pea sized lump side of breast under armpit feels dented/hard on one side & softer on the other dr said he doesn't think it's cancerous i'm 17?

Consider biopsy: Cancer is rare in women your age but it does happen. I'm of the school that any dominant mass in the breast, or one that she notices herself, deserves a biopsy. It's minimally uncomfortable and will either set your mind at ease or probably cure something serious. ...Read more

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Hard marble size lump under rt rib and rubbery lump on left rib, would a chest xray notice these when I had one?

Hard marble size lump under rt rib and  rubbery lump on left rib, would a chest xray notice these when I had one?

Chest xray: may not be able to visualize these. Ultrasound and possibly CT or MRI might be more useful. The first step, however, is to have your doctor evaluate the lumps. ...Read more

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Lump under my skin on my arm painless piliar cyst?

Lump under my skin on my arm painless piliar cyst?

Possibly: There are three things that this could be, a cyst, lipoma or a lymph node. I would see a doctor to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a round marble size hard immovable lump on pubic bone and left lower quadren possable reasons?

It could be : Hernia, lymph node enlargement, tumor such as lipoma. If it is hard and immoveable, these are symptoms of serious problem. Go see a doctor now. ...Read more