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Causes Of Painful Lump On My Shoulder
I have a lump on my shoulder, its red and is very painful if i put pressure on it. Its not hard, but it's quite large. What can I do? And what is it?
May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more
Depends: This could arise from multiple causes. If located over the ac joint you may have a cyst or ganglion off the joint. You could also have a lipoma or less frequent and worst case scenario a soft tissue tumor like a sarcoma. If it is growing or concerning i would recommend a formal evaluation by your pcp or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
I have a lump near my right shoulder blade.. It causes me pain an discomfort almost all the time. Should I have this checked out?
I have a lump between shoulder blades on spine,did not bother me at first but is painful,red and swelling now,what could it be....
I have a hard painful lump on my back near shoulder blade its reali red and soree to touch :( any ideas?
Skin infection: What you describe is either a infected skin cyst or hair follicle. These are painful. Hot compresses applied to the area may soften the skin and bring the infection to the surface, allowing drainage to occur with relief of pain. If this does not work, then seek a doctor to assess the area and provide treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch . It is where the shoulder and neck meet . ?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more
Just found lump left shoulder blade. Extremely painful this is day 2 and i can't stand straight now had melonma removed 2yrs ago no insurance? E.R vis
I have a lump n my right side ubove the waist it's very painful and I also suffer pain from my arm and shoulder. Is it cancer?
Need biopsy: It can be benign or malignat. You wouldn't know for sure until it is biopied and examined by a pathogist ...Read more
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