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Suggest remedy for lump in chest

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Posted on Tue, 8 Dec 2015
Question: Hello I am a 38 year old female. I have 2 hard lumps or knots at the top of my chest where my neck begins. They are getting bigger and painful. How do i know if it is lymp nodes or in the bone like arthritis?
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Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant (49 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query.
Read and understood your history and concerns about the swellings at the upper chest where neck starts.
Please give me additional information so that I can assist you more:
- since when have you got these swellings?
- are they fixed or mobile?
- what is the size, shape, feeling to touch like soft/ firm or hard?
- are they above the collar bone or on or below the collar bone
- if possible post a photograph.

Answers to these will help me to assist you more.

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Brief Answer: Please give additional details. Detailed Answer: Hi. Thanks for your query. Read and understood your history and concerns about the swellings at the upper chest where neck starts. Please give me additional information so that I can assist you more: - since when have you got these swellings? - are they fixed or mobile? - what is the size, shape, feeling to touch like soft/ firm or hard? - are they above the collar bone or on or below the collar bone - if possible post a photograph. Answers to these will help me to assist you more.