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lump on right side of spine

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Abs: Well remember this is a syndrome. Which means it affects many areas of the body. You are best to see your doctor so you can control the disease proces ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheng-lun Soo
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lump: tender is a good sign; probably a cyst
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: a lymph node inflammed/infected from a scalp sore! Try using some heat on the lump and an anti-bacterial shampoo (eg Phiso-Dan) If it gets larger or p ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Neck lump: This may be a lymph node, cyst, newly developing site of infection, and so on. Get a doctor to feel this and then do what seems necessary. Good luck.
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: We can not tell you what this is without an exam. It could be something serious or something benign. Please see a doctor for an exam soon.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lipoma: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would definitely be seen just to make sure it is not cancerous. That being said, the most common thing we will see is an inflamed bursa over the sa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Schmorl's: nodules, related to back injury. You must be seen and evaluated by your PCP or orthopedic surgeon and you will need an MRI to diagnose these areas.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible lipomas: If those lumps in the lower back are movable, does not heart you, are not getting bigger fast ? Most likely they are lipoma, which a fatty begin in ty ... Read More
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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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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
A cyst: most likely it is a sebacous cyst or oil gland cyst nothing to worry about leave it alone if it become infected see a doctor for proper care if it bec ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds benign: This is not a typical location for bad things and it does not appear to be enlarging so i think your doc is probably correct. Sounds like it might be ... Read More
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