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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?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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