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small lump to right side of my back no pain when i touch it does not seem to be attched

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lipoma: Often times these are lipomas, which are simply benign masses of fatty tissue. Very rarely do lipomas cause any problems - in rare cases, there may b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Few thoughts: Could be a lymph node or perhaps a skin module or mass. Since you have had this a while and since it seems to bother you it is time to see your doctor ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Painful lumps could be serious and i would recommend you to see a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably lymph node: Don't mess with it, but apply warm compress for 5 minutes at least once an hour and perhaps it will heal up. If fever or pain, though, or if you are ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Needs exam: Could be tumor..Lipoma or less common form. Could be nothing. How long ago did you notice it? Is it getting larger? Should be examined.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See ans: You could have a skin lesion and this could be a cyst or fatty tumor. Best is to see if it changes in size or shape or painful or tender and consult w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You might have shingles but it could be a painful tumor also.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umer Malik
15 years experience Internal Medicine
.: You cannot touch it because its painful. Seems to be as it is an abscess. Based on its size and severity, you need to see a doctor and get it worked u ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
SIJ: 20y female notes unilateral low back pain & movable subcutaneous mass. Absent trauma, these findings suggests sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder. Pat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: you need to be seen and evaluated by your doctor, good luck

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