A 47 year old male with a small pea sized bump in the upper part of my chest below my shoulder its been there for 2 weeks it does not hurt what should I look at for what this could be . First thing that comes to mind is cancer but where would that be ? I am waiting for my insurance to become valid in 3 weeks. Please advise
A cyst or lymph node can also be considered as well as cancer.
Imaging the area with an ultrasound or CT scan can help.
If the diagnosis continues to be unclear, a biopsy of the lesion can be considered. Discussion of these possibilities can be made with your personal physician, or in conjunction with a surgeon.
Followup with your personal physician is essential.
This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
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