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small lump in lower left back

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like a cyst: If it bothers you or if it causes pain or discomfort see your doctor for exam and removal
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Have it checked out.: Benign from malignant lesions need to be diffentiated.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Lipoma: You are likely describing a benign lipoma. Please consider seeing your health provider if it enlarges or becomes painful.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Less likely bad: If this bump is small, moves around and just beneath the skin it is likely a cyst or fat collection. Both are harmless. If the bump is painful, red or ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some: Without additional info such as onset, duration, & progress of the lump over time, I would guess it is most likely just a harmless lipoma or subcu ... Read More
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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 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
BetterGetItChecked: It may be a cyst or a lipoma(fatty tumor)But we can not say exactly what it is without examination.I suggest you have it checked by your doctor to mak ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndr ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lipoma or cyst: In that area of the back its no uncommon to have small benign lumps of subcutaneous tissue. It most likely not related to you sciatica. See your he ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get help : If the pain is severe and persistent then seek help. You deserve to have your pain evaluated. Start with you pcp. You can always consider seeing a spi ... Read More
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