A 66-year-old male asked:
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small lump bulge discoloration on left side of spine between shoulder blades. sometimes aches and it tender to touch but not too bad.

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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.
Answered on Apr 25, 2019
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Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Lump: See your doctor to have it checked out. Could be a cyst or beginning abscess. Many other possibilities. You didn't mention how long you had it.
Answered on May 22, 2016
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Make sure this is seen by a doctor. Most likely thos is a minor skin issue, but if is deeper you may need some diagnostic testing.
Feb 23, 2013

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