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What causes small bumps on the back?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a painful bump on my back, what is it?

I have a painful bump on my back, what is it?

Abscess: This may be an infected hair follicle or developing abscess. See a doctor and in the mean time apply antibiotic cream and wash the back with a salicylic acid based soap. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a black bump on my back what is it?

What to do if I have a black bump on my back what is it?

There is not a way: To diagnose your lesion with the information provided. It would be in your best interest to be evaluated by your dermatologist - especially if this is a mole that has changed in color, has variegated colors, irregular contours, bleeds, is assymetric or bleeds/ itches. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of painful bumps in the middle of my back just below my shoulders.

I have a cluster of painful bumps in the middle of my back just below my shoulders.

Rash: Could be folliculitis or staff infection. If follows nerve root pattern could be zostet. Pobably needs evaluation by your primary care doctor ...Read more

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My cousin has bumps on his back a lot of them some has white stuff in them. He said they don't itch.

My cousin has bumps on his back a lot of them some has white stuff in them. He said they don't itch.

Acne: Your description sounds like acne. Try using over the counter acne products and regular cleaning. If no improvement, you may need to see a dermatologist for prescription strength acne topical meds or oral tetracyclines. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on my back. Should I get it look at. The bump is painful at times and I am have some pain in my back.

Yes,: Yes, that will need to be medically evaluated. If you get increased pain, redness, fever, or swelling it will need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the lower left of my back it feels kind of squishy. And it started to give me some pain last night when I layed down.

Squishy bump back: Most likely a lipoma. They more you push on it the more it will hurt. But need more details. If lipoma nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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My brother has a bump on his back the size of a quarter. It feels hard and does not hurt him. He works out in the sun. Any clues as to what it is?

More info: A little more information is needed. How er how long has he had this? Has it changed in size or shape? Tender or painful? Not uncommon to have some skin masses if it bothers him go to doctor and have it removed ...Read more

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Have a bump in the top middle of my back that feels like a big marble & is visible, has been there for yrs, only hurts when pressed. What could it be?

Have a bump in the top middle of my back that feels like a big marble & is visible, has been there for yrs, only hurts when pressed. What could it be?

Not uncommon: Sounds like a sebaceous cyst. It forms when the hole that sebum comes through gets covered over yet the gland keeps making sebum. Fast forward years and you have this lump. Sometimes they burst and they have the grossest stuff in it. I opened one up in clinic and the inside hit the ceiling. They recurr if drained so taking them off is the only absolute cute. Hot compress can help if it's sore. ...Read more

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Please describe these cysts or bumps on my shoulders and back?

Please describe these cysts or bumps on my shoulders and back?

Go see your doctor: Best for you to go see your family doctor for an in-person evaluation. You might have ingrown hairs, folliculitis, abscesses, sebaceous cysts, lipomas, acne, who knows? Good luck! ...Read more

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Are bumps on your upper spine normal?

Are bumps on your upper spine normal?

Yes, some at the ---: Lower end of the neck, is very prominent bump, in a thin, skinny person. Its called the vertebra prominens (7th cervical vertebra). Seen easily in young growing kids or in adults who are rather skinny.
Have it seen by your pcp, if its something you recently developed.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Nor enough info: Not enough info for an answer. 2 small bumpms on the back of your head? Where exactly-where hair is? Are they red, itch, pimple like, hard, soft? Do they hurt? ...Read more

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What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

Different causes: May be as simple as a pimple or ingrown hair or a cyst (fluid filled sac) or infection like an abscess or something more serious requiring biopsy/excision for further diagnosis. If you've had it for some time, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are these bumps on the back of my tounge?

What are these bumps on the back of my tounge?

Bumps in tongue: Sorry but that has to be seen by a dr. I would sugest you to see an ENT (ear, nose, throat specialist. If you are a smoker there are changes for tumors or cancer in the tongue or mouth. Other possibilities are simple glossitis or inflammation, yeast, other fungal infections, abscesses. ...Read more

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Are big bumps on the back of my tounge normal?

Are big bumps on the back of my tounge normal?

Yes: On the back of your tongue are large taste buds called circumvalate papillae. They are very normal. ...Read more

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I am worried about bumps at the back of the head?

I am worried about bumps at the back of the head?

Make an appointment: Rather than worry, take action. Share the problem with a professional, starting with your regular doctor. This is the best way to address the worry-->address the cause of the worry. You'll move forward and feel better. ...Read more

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What to do about bumps on back of my head that itch?

What to do about bumps on back of my head that itch?

Go see your doctor: Go see your family doctor or geriatrician who first needs to examine you in order to be able to diagnose your bumps before offering any therapy. Perhaps it will be as simple as a cream. Or perhaps, you may need an excision. Or a referral to a dermatologist. Regardless, best to go see your doc for an initial evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I take care of my bumps at d back of my head?

How do I take care of my bumps at d back of my head?

Need evaluation: Primary care doctor could determine the best option of treatment including if referral to a dermatologist is needed. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my lower back that's hurts like crazy?

I have a bump on my lower back that's hurts like crazy?

Could be...: If it is a tender lump down at the end of your tailbone it could be a cyst that is getting infected. If it is a lump that is in the muscles of the lower back that is tender then it could be a muscle spasm. ...Read more