A 46-year-old female asked:
i have a hard lump like knot on the back of my neck. maybe even on the spine. had small knot there for years but never hurt. sore to even touch now?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tariq Niazi answered
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infected cyst??: Sounds like you might have had a sebaceous cyst which got infected, hence it is harder and tender now. These are benign swellings in the skin occurring near a hair. See your doc/surgeon about it for proper DX and treatment.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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