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why is there a hump at the top of my back

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Unlikely but: This pain is most likely muscular due to being off center in terms of your spine's balance with the hump you are describing most likely representing ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kyphosis: You may have an elevated kyphosis in your spine for a variety of reasons. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss tr ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jehangir Rao
Specializes in Holistic Medicine
Posture: Is it a lump or a hump? If the latter correct your posture. Pelvis thrust forwards, spine straight, head forwards, shoulders straight down.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Need blood test.: Interestingly, this could very well represent an issue with your adrenal gland function. Doesn’t have to be, of course, but some blood testing may be ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely it is.: Try some pain meds (over the Counter) and rest. If not improving see your PCP to get evaluated and investigated for it.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Genetics, some just-: -have this normally. Not much 2 do. Dieting & exercise may help some but U can't target any special area & it will still B prominent.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: I don't think our guesses would be too helpful because this is an issue that needs in person assessment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen : If you are worried about it, I would not hesitate to be seen. Cushings can be easily checked for. There are two spinous processes in the spine betwe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Neck pain: Radicular pain likely secondary to nerve compression of some type. See provider and evaluation of neck of benefit.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Trapezius Muscle.: That is the name of the shoulder muscle.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Spasm?: Could be related to esophageal spasms or other stomach disorder. You should get checked.

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