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Lump on Sternum

Posted by Lucy

I found a lump at the end of my sternum. I can feel it when I lay flat on my back and touch between my ribs.  It is tender to touch.  When I lay on my stomach only sometimes do I feel more pressure and weight in that area. 

I am searching for possible answers.  I plan to call the doctor, but wondered what type of things good or bad it could be???



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Rather tough to comment without examine you. It would depend on how serious the lump is as well as some other characteristics manners. A bony leison on the sternum might be possible or a CT scan should be considered for further evaluation. If there are suspicious findings, a referral to a surgeon must be considered.

Advice: Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your case.

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