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I have a lump on my back that hurts and moves when i touch it like jelly?

I have a lump on my back that hurts and moves  when i touch it like jelly?

Needs imaging: Masses can be fat, fluid, or a mass. A doctor should examine this. Tell the doctor if you think it is growing. It might need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my back on the left side is it a knot or a cyst?

I have a lump on my back on the left side is it a knot or a cyst?

Pain: Dear TOsborn, Knots are often painful when you push on it. Cysts don't have pain unless they are infected. To know for sure a physical exam with a health care professional is recommended. ...Read more

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Hello. I have a lump on my back. I was told its lipoma but its hard at the bottom and gets softer toword the top. What could this be?

Have to see it!: This is the kind of thing that a doctor needs to see. If you are not convinced your doctor is correct, see her/him again or see another doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my back that hurts to touch it's red so I thought it may have been a spot but there is no head on it had it for a week now?

I have a lump on my back that hurts to touch it's red so I thought it may have been a spot but there is no head on it had it for a week now?

Lump: Painful lump in the back most probably an infected sweat gland or sebaceous gland. If gets bigger and painful get a professional help to have it treated with medicine, some times may need lancing or excission ...Read more

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I have a lump on my back its hard and painful. I get it when i stand long period of times. I'm not sure i have had a cordizone shot in it.didn't help?

X-ray/MRI: Painful persistent lump should be further evaluated with imaging if not already done. This will help establish a diagnosis and weather this is something that should be removed if symptoms persist. Would not recommend any further invasive procedures until it is established what the mass is. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my back that I had to x-rays on. It came back abnormal. Someone from my dotors office called but couldnt understand them. What is it?

I have a lump on my back that I had to x-rays on. It came back abnormal. Someone from my dotors office called but couldnt understand them. What is it?

See doctor: Without report it is impossible to tell you what it is. You will need a biopsy to determine what this this and how to proceed. X ray are very definitive with non bone lesions. ...Read more

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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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