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i have a bump on my back that hurts

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Infected cyst: It is probably an infected cyst. A hot compress 3 times a day can help bring it to a head. If it is soft and feels like there is fluid in it, you shou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bump lower back: Could be a boil , an infected sebacous cyst or rarely a growth. Would have it checked out by doctor /urgent care , as they can enlarge. May improve w ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without examining you, its hard to say for certain what you have, but the red, painful lump you are experiencing could be a boil. Boils usually sta ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: See primary care forc eval and possible drainage.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Constant back pain and a palpable lump near the spine needs to be checked by a physician.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: These can be pimples, infected hair follicles or inflamed cysts. When they become painful you can sometimes help them heal with a heating pad that imp ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Derm: must be evaluated and examined: cannot be diagnosed here.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Lipoma: Bumps on the back of the head can be due to: granuloma (ie, from ingrown hair or along suture line of skull); lipoma (fat bump); infection (not always ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: The most common bump on the head is a benign sebaceous cyst, which us an undeveloped hair follicle trapped underneath the skn. This can be easi, y rem ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Paula
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lymph node: Location and shape mean it is likely an enlarged lymph node. This is usually from an infection, viral commonly although it may be bacterial. Keep an ... Read More
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