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Doctor insights on: Solar Plexus Lump

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How to get the lump on solar plexus down?

How to get the lump on solar plexus down?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

Different options: The armpit has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, hernias and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What would a lump below the solar plexus indicate?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I discovered a lump in my solar plexus area should I be concerned ?

I discovered a lump in my solar plexus area should I be concerned ?

No: This is usually the lower end of the sternum and the xiphoid process. Sometimes it is tender to push on. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my solar plexus could you please tell me some causes for this please?

I have a hard lump on my solar plexus could you please tell me some causes for this please?

Xiphoid process: If this is hard and sometimes painful to push on, it is likely the tip of your breast bone. It sometimes pokes up a bit. If it feels more like it is in the superficial skin it is a cyst of some sort. ...Read more

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I have a hard non painful lump about 2cm on my solar plexus which has doubled in size in the past 3 weeks could you please tell me some causes please?

I have a hard non painful lump about 2cm on my solar plexus which has doubled in size in the past 3 weeks could you please tell me some causes please?

See your PCP: For this one, you will need to see your pcp or a dermatologist. This could be one of many things, benign or malignant. However, it is likely to be a cyst if it is growing that fast and not painful. Have your pcp check it out. It is better to be safe on this. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my solar plexus area. Little to know pain. Could it be a hernia?

I have a lump in my solar plexus area. Little to know pain. Could it be a hernia?

Maybe: If you mean the upper abdominal area, small lumps can be a hernia or benign fatty lump such as a lipoma. See a doctor for and exam to tell what you may have. ...Read more

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Hi I have recently discovered quite a big lump exactly where my solar plexus is.It certainly isn't bone.Can you help?

Hi I have recently discovered quite a big lump exactly where my solar plexus is.It certainly isn't bone.Can you help?

Maybe: Check out google images and see if the lump is consistent with xyphoid process, which should be there. If not, then a bit more info about the nature of the lump (tone, degree of tenderness, etc) would be needed to further comment. ...Read more

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Small hard lumps, one just under solar plexus one back of upper right arm since @ 16 im now 42. No pain associated with them.

Bumps since 16: 42 M asks I have hard lump just under solar plexus and back of upper right arm. No pain. My first guess is the solar plexus one is your xiphoid process which is part of your breast bone. The arm one most likely fat growth call a lipoma. Soon will be able to send pictures here and this will help our end a lot. A picture is worth.... ...Read more

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I can feel a hard painless lump in my solar plexus exactly below the middle of my chest. Any idea what it could be and should I be concerned? Thanks.

I can feel a hard painless lump in my solar plexus exactly below the middle of my chest. Any idea what it could be and should I be concerned? Thanks.

Xyphoid process?: I wonder if you are feeling the tip of your sternum (breastbone). It actually consists of three parts - and the lowest part (the xyphoid process) is a triangular shaped bone that feels quite firm and may be where you describe. Needless to say, ask your doctor if you are concerned. But why not google up "xyphoid process" and see if a picture matches your description. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more