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Bump On Spine
170 lb 5'5" f. L5 Spondylolysis and facet syndrome dx in sept. Feeling a slight bump on spine, is it starting to slip? 4-6 on px scale always.
Not likely: Not terribly likely, but you are right a spondylolysis can sometimes progress to a spondylolisthesis in which one vertebrae slips forward on the other. I would not hesitate to be seen for an X-ray if you are concerned, particularly if you are having increased pain; but it is pretty uncommon for that to happen. ...Read more
What is a palpable step off in regards to a pars defect and spinal instability? How to tell if i have one? Pars defect at L5 with bump on spine.
L5 pars defect. Now feeling an exaggerated bump on spine at same level. Pain x1 yr. Radiates down leg. Is it starting to slip? Should i tell my doc?
YES, if bilateral-: -the bump U feel could B indication of further slip. so yes get into C Ur spine surgeon and B re-evaluated. ...Read more
There's a bump on my spine near my neck. I'm worried should I get it checked out. What could it be?
Spine?: If you are thin, it is probably the spinous process of the vertebral body which is part of your spine. If you are having pain, then it would be wise to have your doctor examine you. Good luck. ...Read more
I popped my back two weeks ago hurt my back couldn't move for a couple days. Sence been hurting on/off. Noticed painful bump on my spine what is it?
Need more info: its near impossible to diagnose what you have without a proper examination X-rays, and possibly a CT or MRI of the spine. This sounds traumatic, but the severity of the trauma to the vertebrae, discs, and spinal cord cannot be evaluated without more information. Go see an ortho-spine doc ASAP ...Read more
Can you feel a bulging disc under your skin? I have a bump on my spine i can feel and have been having back pain for almost 2 months.
No: No, you can not, the disc is too deep and located between to vertebrae to be felt under your skin.You are feeling a soft tissue mass that cuold represent a lipoma or some other benign mass.Back pain could be related to the bulging disc but not to the mnass you are feeling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While performing snatches(Crossfit)I could feel/hear a"pop"in my mid/low back.Im a bit sore and feel a small bump in my spine.Could it be serious?
Just what was that ?: It was certainly serious enough for you to stand up and take notice. You will need to rest it for several days so as not to do further damage. This may be the beginning of you reassessing you exercise regimen as far as protecting the lower back. Since you have caused a lump to appear, a spinal evaluation would be in order to remove all doubt as to extent of the injury. ...Read more
Pea-sized, hard, red, bump near upper spine. Painful when layed on and pain from muscle it's near moving. Just noticed today what should I do?
Local heat: It is probably a small boil or infected cyst. I would treat it with warm soaks with hot towels to see if it comes to a head and drains spontaneously. If if does not drain and resolve in the next day or two, see your physician as it may need to be lanced and antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more
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