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Lump on upper left back

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: Tight roapy band? Cyst? Lipoma? We can't diagnose with available info.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump on: the back can be a lipoma or a cyst or any other tumor or a carbuncle
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: This could be a cyst(as in epidermal inclusion cyst) or a lipoma(as in a benign fatty tumor) or many other things. If you have any concerns you shoul ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a doctor: A physician needs to evaluate you. Your options are your primary care physician, dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
If it is very soft: it is a lipoma
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph nodes: Most likely those are lymph nodes. If you have been "under the weather" recently (sore throat, fever, runny nose, earache, cough), this may be very we ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: you need to be seen and evaluated by your doctor, good luck
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Do need some more information like how long has it been there? Any discharge or bleeding? Any change in size or shape? Yes best to see your doctor fo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Pain: Dear TOsborn, Knots are often painful when you push on it. Cysts don't have pain unless they are infected. To know for sure a physical exam with a ... Read More

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