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what is this bony lump on my tailbone

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Inion: You are describing the bone at the back of the head at the midline base called the inion. A normal finding.

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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume you meant: :Bone not "phone and it sound like an exostosis (bony spur) from one of your ribs. Get it checked out but it sounds benign! Hope this helps Dr Z
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Could be a cyst or tumor abscess. Need doctor visit to diagnose and treat
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably benign: Probably benign osteoma. However, see ENT doc for exam/recommendations.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
It means...: ...That you could have one of a textbook full of things going on, most of which are benign. There are exceptions, however, so please call your physic ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a DR: A DR will help you. Only an exam can define this.
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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Abnormal: This bony mass needs to be evaluated by an ent. Anything that has increased in size needs to be checked and anything that is asymmetric, or only on on ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Sonawala
19 years experience Pathology
See Dermatologist: A hard bump in the head could in fact be one a several things such as: lipoma, benign cysts, foreign body granuloma, Various bony/soft tissue tumors, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Must be examined: and x-rayed. I suggest a surgical consultation.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Worrying Needlessly: I know you are panicking, but you are a healthy 17 year old. If the lump is not painful there is no cancer. If the lump is unchanging there is no can ... Read More

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