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i have a small lump on my lower back

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See dermatologist: For exam and treatment. May need a biopsy.
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It could be one of: Several things with a cyst or a small fatty tumor caled a lipoma which touching it may place pressure on underlying tissues or if a cyst that may be i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Different options: Our bodies have a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndr ... Read More
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Needs examination : Might be a muscle spasm but there are other possibilities that require a physical examination to sort out. Best see a doctor
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Have it checked out.: Benign from malignant lesions need to be diffentiated.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD: A lump on the lower back that hurts could be several things.Infection,cyst,tumor .Need in person MD exam and history to diagnose and treat this cond ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Depending on what it is could grow larger. Need a photo or consult a doctor for diagnosis. Possibilities include pimple, cyst, lipoma, carbuncle. Each ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Lumps: Usually no cause for concern, especially if on both sides. Probably fatty tumors.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
24 years experience Family Medicine
Lipoma : More likely than not they are lipomas or cysts. Unlikely to be cancerous but if they continue to enlarge or become more painful you should consult wit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst, pilonidal?: Sounds like it might be a cyst. This is a common spot for them. Warm compresses. Should come to a head then rupture with time. If this is recurre ... Read More
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