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Golf Ball Sized Lump On Back
Swollen golf ball sized lump on back of daughters neck. Right below hairline. Center...not off center.
Needs exam: There are limited diagnoses related to a midline mass over the cervical spine and appearance, symptoms and onset are all helpful in making a diagnosis. A lipoma is a.benign fatty tumor and not uncommon, but other possibilities would include dermoid cyst or myelocele, or if red and painful, an abscess can occur anywhere. Please have this evaluated. ...Read more
I've have a golf ball sized lump on the back of my head now for approx 1 & 1/2 years which can be painfull to touch, or to lean on without cushioning?
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. Please see your doc who will tell yo if what you have is this or something else. Do not self-diagnose in case it is more serious. Peace and good health ...Read more
I recently found a sizable lump (golf ball size)in middle of my lower back. I can move it slightly and it has no pain. Should I be concerned?
Probably not: Most likely, it's probably a "lipoma"--a piece of encapsulated fat. If it's not cosmetically bothering you, and it doesn't hurt, no treatment is necessary. If you're concerned about it, you can have it surgically removed by a dermatologist or a good GP. ...Read more
I have a lump the size of a golf ball on the back left side if my head. It is painful. I have not recently had any head injuries. What could it be?
I have a small lump in my lower left back. Its the size of a golf ball. Fairly deep into tissue. It doesn't hurt, but its solid. I do have other cysts.
Sounds like a cyst: If it bothers you or if it causes pain or discomfort see your doctor for exam and removal ...Read more
I have a lump size of a golf ball on my lower back below my rib cage on the left what could it be?
I first noticed a small, dime sized lump in the back of my neck, in the center near the hairline, about three years ago. It is now about the size of a golf ball, semi-hard and slightly moveable.
My 6 yr old has a hard lump on his lower back size of golf ball nonpainful discolored should it be checked out?
There are more questions which would need to be answered as well as an in-person evaluation to make a diagnosis.
Definitely make an appointment with your pediatrician for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm get pain in my back just below my rib cage, there is also golf ball size lump in that spot I sneezed about a week ago that's what started it I fel?
Did the lump...: ...Appear when the pain started, or was it there before that? If the pain feels like it is coming from the lump, you could have a ruptured epidermal cyst as suggested; if not, the two could be unrelated. You should let your doctor take a look - pain is your body asking for help. ...Read more
My son has a golf ball size lump hard to touch next to his spine lowerback. Nonpainful discolored, should I bring him in for a check up or leave it be?
Needs attention now!
Several potential causes and tell doctors office he needs to get in now. ...Read more
I have been having moderate back pain for the last seven days. The pain is making it hard for me to sit down, bend and pick up objects. Today I can feel two swollen lumps on either side of my lower back that feel about golf ball size. What should I do?
A golf ball size lump showed suddenly on the inner part of my right knee slightly toward back. No pain at all. What could it be?
Baker's cyst: Is a fluid collection that can develop behind the knee. Ultrasound can show that area easily. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter 17 years had swelling at back of head with golf ball size lump with sever pain & heaviness. No injury. This swelling disappeared automatic?
Swelling: Your daughter may have had a swollen lymph gland which disappeared over time. ...Read more
I have a lump on inside vaginal wall father in the back I can't see it but feel it with my fingers don't hurt and its golf ball size what might it be?
Find another lump: A woman who reaches deep into her vagina and finds a golf ball sized lump must look for another lump. If she only finds one lump, it's probably her cervix! If she finds 2 lumps, one is the cervix, and the other one is for her doctor to look at. ...Read more
I have a tender lump on my back near my shoulder blade could it be serious? 16 years old, small body, the lump is the size of a golf ball, and it is again very tender and it hurts when I touch it and its under the skin. Also I did go to a doctor who seeme
Hello,: Hello, I can not diagnose the lump on your back. It might be a lipoma which is a soft fatty tumor under the skin. It could be a cyst or an abcess. Because it is now symptomatic (painful/ tender) it is probably time to see your doctor again. Let your parents know so that they can get you seen. If it gets red, hot, drains or you get a fever, you need to get it treated more quickly. Take care. ...Read more
lump on my back, dr said it's lipoma & size of golf ball. Had ct scan, now size of fist no lesions, but is growing, I'm afraid it's cancer. Hurts too?
I have a golf ball sized lump on my elbo I have not been bitten what is it it does not hurt and it is soft
It is irrelevant: If it hurts. It should be biopsied. Hopefully, it is benign like a ganglion or lipoma. Only way to know is through biopsy. ...Read more
Lump: I need a better description of what you mean by where my rib cage splits. If you mean in the front along the midline at the base of your breastbone this may represent the xiphoid process which is a bony prominence that can be quite palpable in some people. In any other location this could be a bone callous or something superficial to the ribs such as a cyst. I would recommend you see a physician for a full history and physical examination with possible imaging. ...Read more
I am a 32 year old male with a golf ball sized lump above my penius about 3inches on the right side I have no pain in the area and have full movement lump is squishy on surface however a knot underneath I have had uit quite some time however recently gett
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to determine what the mass is. ...Read more
Painful golf ball sized lump when I push on my right abdomen right above my hip. Are there any special organs right there? It hurts
No special organs: Externally at the level of the skin, there are no special organs. However, if this protrudes as a lump, you have to consider a hernia or a mass in the wall of the abdomen. A hernia would be a defect in the wall of the abdomen that bowel can protrude through. This is often soft and compressible. A firm mass in the wall of the abdomen could be a tumor of some type. It is best to have it evaluated. ...Read more
I am a 23 year old female. I have a golf ball sized lump on the top of my butt- crack. It is very painful I can't walk or sit. What could this be?
Pilonidal cyst: This is a very common problem that requires the assistance of a physician. ...Read more
I twisted my ankle getting out of a car, and now it has a golf ball sized lump that hasn't gone down with ice/advil. Should I get it checked out?
Yes: It is possible that you have a fracture. ...Read more
At the top of my groin there is a large golf ball sized lump on the inside it's red and hard to touch and it looks like it could burst what cud it be?
Infection: You have an infection. Please sign off of the internet and get yourself to your doctor today. ...Read more
I have a painless golf ball sized lump on my shoulder joint. Doesn't feel like its an injury, no discoloration. Any ideas?
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