A 38-year-old male asked:
Hi there is a lump on my spine. it has been there for a few weeks and today it seems to have increased in size. it is in the middle of my shoulder blades. today is the first day that i can feel it. it feels hard where it used to feel soft.
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Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Superficial lump: A superficial lump growing that fast could be an infection that has formed an abscess. This can become chronic and harder. It is easy to remove under local anesthetic.
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