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I just found a lump on my chest what could that mean?

I just found a lump on my chest what could that mean?

Too vague a question: It's difficult to answer this without some more information like age, sex, and location of the lump. For example, if you were a 12 year old male with a small lump under your nipple, it would not be worrisome. If you are a 40 year old woman with the same lump, it could be a cancer. The best thing to do is see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a lump on my chest and my breasts are hurting?

Please help! I have a lump on my chest and my breasts are hurting?

Please schedule an: Appointment with your physician. Any breast lump warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Does a goitre by chance spread to your chest? Because i've got a lump on my chest

Does a goitre by chance spread to your chest? Because i've got a lump on my chest

Goiter: Goiter, by definition, is benign. It doesn't spread to the chest. However, if your goiter isn't really a goiter, it could spread to your chest if its something else like a cancer. It's also entirely possible that the two are not related at all! the lump in your chest should absolutely be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my chest that I can feel. It's feels hard and rubbery l. Could it be a lymph node?

I have a lump on my chest that I can feel. It's feels hard and rubbery l. Could it be a lymph node?

Depends upon: location on your chest wall. Swollen lymph nodes on the upper chest wall can result from a breast condition, such as infection or cancer. Lymph nodes are not usually felt on the lower chest wall. If the lump is smooth and rubbery it could be a cyst or other benign tumor. Hard lumps with irregular shapes may be more serious. Best to have a doctor check it. ...Read more

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I have a really weird feeling in my chest. It is kind of having spasms, i'm finding it hard to breathe. I found a lump on my chest?

I have a really weird feeling in my chest. It is kind of having spasms, i'm finding it hard to breathe. I found a lump on my chest?

Anxiety?: Chest pain from anxiety is usually located over the heart and described as sharp pain. The pain usually increases when you breathe, but it doesn’t tend to continue more than a few minutes. Regardless... Chest pain is always a red flag. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my chest i had a surgery for spina bifida do I need to check it?

I have a lump on my chest i had a surgery for spina bifida do I need to check it?

Yes: Even at your young age, a lump on your chest needs to be investigated. Speak to your doctor about what would be the most appropriate test. ...Read more

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Hi I am 37 years old and I have have a lump on my chest just above both breast. I've always had it and I'm wondering what it could be?

Breast lump: It is important to know if the lump is soft or hard or movable or fixed. Cancerous lesions are usually firm and relatively immovable. The fact that you have had it for a long time and it has not changed is a good sign. However your doctor should see it and if there is any change or any doubt a biopsy may need to be done. It probably is a cyst or fatty tumor. ...Read more

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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