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Decatur, GA
A 66-year-old male asked:

Small lump bulge discoloration on left side of spine between shoulder blades. sometimes aches and it tender to touch but not too bad.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Grobman
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
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.
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
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.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
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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