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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • A breast lump: Go to the topic Breast Problems.
  • A lump on the testicle: Go to the topic Male Genital Problems and Injuries.
  • A skin lump or growth: Go to the topic Skin Changes.
  • A bump or lump on the foot, toe, or heel: Go to the topic Toe, Foot, and Ankle Problems, Noninjury.
  • A bump or lump on the hand or wrist: Go to the topic Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems, Noninjury.
  • A lump in or around the anus: Go to the topic Rectal Problems.
  • A lump at the site of an insect bite or sting: Go to the topic Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites.

Do you have a lump that pulsates like a heartbeat?

Do you have a soft lump that does not go away or goes away when you press on it or gets bigger when you cough?

Do you have a lump or swollen gland in your neck or throat?

Do you have a painful lump or swollen gland with shaking chills or a fever?

Do you think you have a skin infection?

Do you have a lump or swollen gland that is not painful or tender?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: December 27, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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