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A 37-year-old male asked:

I have a bulge in mid back(around the last rib). there is slight discomfort that comes and go. i feel the size of the bulge goes down after pooping. ?

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Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Back abnormality: Your symptoms are very unusual and should be thoroughly evaluated. An abnormality of the spinal cord or mass in the spinal cord should be evaluated.

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