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I have a lump in my back what could it be?

I have a lump in my back what could it be?

Many possibilities: A "lump in my back" can be due to a number of things including a lipoma (fatty mass), sebaceous cyst, lymphoma, tumor (muscle, skin, or other tumor), keloid, bony prominence, or other causes. See your doctor for a more definite diagnosis and possible treatment plan. ...Read more

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Lump on lower left back. What could it be and how can I take care of it?

See a doctor: A physician needs to evaluate you. Your options are your primary care physician, dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have two movable lumps on either side of my spine at the bottom my back what could they be?Normal?

I have two movable lumps on either side of my spine  at the bottom my back what could they be?Normal?

Possible lipomas: If those lumps in the lower back are movable, does not heart you, are not getting bigger fast ? Most likely they are lipoma, which a fatty begin in type. ...Read more

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What to do if I have no lumps in either of them. sometimes the pain will radiate into the bottom left side of my back. what could this be?

What to do if I have no lumps in either of them. sometimes the pain will radiate into the bottom left side of my back. what could this be?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I found a pea-size lump under the skin on my lower back. What could it be?

Hi I found a pea-size lump under the skin on my lower back. What could it be?

Several things: Sebaceous cyst, pimple, lipoma, dermal nevus and others. Need to have doctor see, ,feel the lump in order to give you proper answer. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.

I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.

Evaluate and remove: It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or a surgeon for evaluation ant remove it most likely within an hour under local anesthesia. They may want to image it to ensure it isn't impinging on vital nerves. ...Read more

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I have a lump above my belly button it pops out when i lean back what could it be?

I have a lump above my belly button it pops out when i lean back what could it be?

Umbilical hernia: What you are describing is an umbilical hernia. If small and w/o symptoms, these may be rx'd conservatively. Otherwise, simple outpatient surgery can fix the problem. I recommend that you see a hernia surgeon. ...Read more

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. Iv had sciatica twice, and now my lower back is hurting again and I felt a small lump under my skin on the left side lower back what could it be?

. Iv had sciatica twice, and now my lower back is hurting again and I felt a small lump under my skin on the left side lower back what could it be?

Lipoma or cyst: In that area of the back its no uncommon to have small benign lumps of subcutaneous tissue. It most likely not related to you sciatica. See your health care provider Or an osteopathic physician for an evaluation if this persists.. Could be simple. Mechanical/ structural spine issue. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my lower back(i think it's called the tail bone) there's a small lump over there. it's hard to bend my back. what could this be?

I have this pain in my lower back(i think it's called the tail bone) there's a small lump over there. it's hard to bend my back. what could this be?

Very low back pain: May have a pilonidal cyst which may need drainage. Go see your PCP to have this checked. The drainage may be uncomfortable, but after it is done, you should feel better. ...Read more