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Soft Lump On My Chest
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hve a small lump on my chest which has been there for few years. It hurts only ifu pinch it. I wonder if it has sth to do with any signs of disease?
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
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
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?
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