Lump on my sternum?

Lipoma or cyst. Most lumps over the sternum are benign lipomas or cysts such as sebaceous cysts. You should see our physician to get an opinion as to whether or not it should be removed.

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What could the lump on my sternum be?

Several things. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...

I had a lump on my sternum 2yrs ago which went after 5days. 2 days ago I scratched the area and the lump was back its gone now. Is it serious?

Swear gland cyst. This sounds like an infected or inflamed sweat gland cyst. You will need an examination to reach a definite diagnosis. See your doctor . Read more...

I have a small lump below my sternum, which doctor should I see?

Just a thought. but that lump is probably NORMAL and is only a piece of cartilage at the bottom of your breast bone called the "XIPHOID" process...GOOGLE IT! Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...

I fractured my sternum when I was 11 years old. Now at the age of 24 I have grown a 2 inch bony lump on my sternum. How can I correct this deformity?

Surgery. I would suggest seeing a thoracic surgeon for a consultation to find out more about the diagnosis and treatment options. Hope this helps! Read more...
Diagnosis. It depends on the specific etiology of the "lump" you are describing. It can be related to the fracture, it could be a prominent xyphoid process, it could be an abnormal sterno clavicular joint. An exam and probably a CT scan will show the specific diagnosis and then the treatment options would be known. Read more...

I have external small hard darkish lump on my sternum, dead centre, 1 inch above nipple level. Not painful. Should I be concerned?

Yes dermatologist . If you have had it for a long time and has not changed color or appearance such as from birth it's ok. If it has recently appeared or has recently changed in color to darker you should have a dermatologists look at it to determine if to worry or not. . Read more...