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painful lump on upper back

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: It's best to have a physician examine the tender lump as well as your eye. Insect bites can develop secondary bacterial infection or cause allergic re ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: I suggest you have it checked by your family doctor.It may be an infection like an abscess or a tumor causin swelling and pain and it is getting worse ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
23 years experience Dermatology
Evaluate and remove: It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area. I would ... Read More
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Dr. Arold Augustin
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Absce: You might have develop a small cyst or abscess. Stop squeezing, apply warm compresses, and see a healthcare provider.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Dunno: Ask your doc what he thought he was looking for.
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Dr. Behnam Myers
20 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Work up: Most if the time. This is a normal finding. However it really needs a work up with x-rays, and an mri.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Without being able to see the area, but one possibility is shingles. It sounds like its very painful for you. Please consider seeing your doctor as th ... Read More
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