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i have a spongy lump on my shoulder blade is it muscular

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your Orthopod or: Pcp, so that its investigated with xrays, maybe ct/mri to determine the nature of the swelling.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably need exam: Its difficulty to determine what it is without examining it You may have pulled a muscle and could have spasm But you may have a lipoma, fibroma, cyst ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: I always tell folks, "don't get excited till you have something to get excited about." a lump found by a massage therapist isn't anything to get excit ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Shoulder lump: Have you been in an accident in the past or broken a bone in that area? Please get a second opinion so that you can be as informed as possible. Peac ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lump needs exam: There are several possibilities, but physician should examine the lump to make an accurate diagnosis.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lesion: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Lipoma: The most common rubbery lumps are the benign lipomas.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Be careful: Do not lift weights overhead, as you could potentially have problems over right brachial plexus, or intrinsic rotator cuff issue. Possibly even thora ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Needs evaluation: There are several possibilities including sebaceous cyst, abscess, fibroma, lipoma etc. The treatment would depend on the diagnosis. Your primary ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Abscess: You probably have an abscess . See your doctor for treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berman
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Unlikely- possible: Sometimes this can be dangerous, although usually not. The good news is that is is mobile. It could be anything from an infected hair follicle (most l ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Lump Under Skin: Lipomas, fatty lumps under the skin enlarged lymph glands, usually in the armpits, neck, and groin cyst, a closed sac in or under the skin that is l ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tang
Dr. John Tang answered
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lump near shoulder: There are a few possibilities. If it is painful and no lump or nodule is found then it can muscle spasms causing a knot. It could be a cyst or a lip ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Your rib: consists of both bone and cartilage, more of the latter when you are younger. Show it to your doctor just to be sure, but it does not sound alarming.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Lump: Not enough information so please get an examination soon
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, i can not diagnose the lump on your back. It might be a lipoma which is a soft fatty tumor under the skin. It could be a cyst or an abcess. B ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get in 2 B Cn: Could b as simple as a lipoma but needs 2 b evaluated by an md. Start with your pcp?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Physical exam : You need a full physical exam by an orthopedic surgeon. You may have some bursitis but you definitely should get a full exam and rest the affected arm ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: NO history is available but this may be a bruise of sorts. There may be a small vessel rupture and could have created a small lump called a hematoma. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: A disc would not be movable on the back of your neck. It is probably a lesion or cyst like structure of some kind. Have a dr. Check it out for a defi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breast lump: - recommend medical assessment.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: Cancers are generally painless. If the lump is sore it may more likely be a staph infection, which needs to be looked at urgently and treated accordin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, rather than: Trying to guess - it is best to have the lump medically evaluated.
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: If there is an enlarging mass it could be a cyst or swollen lymph nodes. If it isn't resolving get it medically assessed.
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