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small hard lump under skin on shoulder

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilities: If there is no pain, no increase in size, unlikely to be cancerous. If increasing in size, or painful, you need to see a general or ortho surgeon for ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Lump on back: There are many possibilities. You will need to have a doctor check it to diagnosis what it is.
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Lumps: Lumps in the back can be caused by many reasons. Some common ones can be soft tissue growths, cysts, bony abnormalities, or fatty infiltration. If c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Just watch it: It does not sound like anythung serious.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: A general surgeon can examine you and then advise you as to diagnosis and whether to have it removed.
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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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Heath
34 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness, lumps: These could be related, as a lump (nodule or mass) may cause pressure on a superficial nerve in that area. Grinding is common with some people's join ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: This may be a simple cyst but a physician would have to examine it to be sure. A staph infection would be red and tender like a boil. If the lump pers ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Please have it: Looked at. No harm in having the evaluation. There maybe substantial harm in waiting though.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
33 years experience Family Medicine
Needs removal : If you have a bothersome lump on your back please get it evaluated. It may be as simple as a sebaceous cyst that just needs to be opened and extracted ... Read More

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