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Swelling or mass on left side of chest. What is it ?

Hi i have swelling in my upper left chest or a mass not sure it don t hurt but you can sure see it what could it be?
Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Do you have similar swellings anywhere else on your body? May be you should be having a Lipoma or Neurofibroma. You may want to get it examined by a General Surgeon to rule out the exact cause.

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