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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: This may be a very prominent vertebrae . If it painful you should see your doctor and get it looked at. it might also need xrays. Needs to be check ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: I would not hesitate to be seen. There are a number of possibilities. The spinous process of C7 T1 are usually quite prominent in that area and feel ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Buttock pain: Sometimes there is some bony overgrowth between the spinous processes (those things that stick out...) called baastrup's syndrome. Especially extendin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: A lipoma is a benign medical condition. It can change the size up or down without pain. There is no need for a treatment. However, if the lipoma conce ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
PSIS: ? discovered "bumps" bilaterally above buttocks. Posterior superior iliac spines (PSIS) conjoin, medially, with sacroiliac joint. Low back a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Bruises : Sounds like a bruise. Try moist heat and an ant inflammatory. Good Luck
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Normsl spinous process of lower cervical vertebra not to worry.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Bone: On top of back could be lipoma or vertebra c 7, should not interfere with breathing, have him check heart and apnea.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Worry no eval yes.: Many times this can b a cyst of some sort, or may b a scar from an old injury u may not even remember. If any neck injury in the past may have pulled ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
A lipoma: A lipoma is a benign medical condition. There is no need for a treatment. However, if the lipoma concerns you, is painful, infected or is growing, you ... Read More
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