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I Have A Lump On My Spine
I have a lump in my spine in the middle section of my back it feels soft but the area is quite numb I have had a pain down my back hip and leg?
I exercise where I lay on my back and I now have a lump on my spine that feels watery, it goes down and up again but not away. What could it be? Age:25
I have a sore lump on my spine. I just felt a small bulge this am and now it's a little bigger already. Sore to the touch. I didn't hit it on anything?
I have a small lump on my spine, right where my scoliosis curvature ends. I see a chiropractor regularly and he has said nothing.
Have never felt this before only came up yesterday. I have a lump on base of my spine or cocksic bone not painful atal never felt it before?
I have a lump very close to my spine. It's firm and if I press on it a little I get very dizzy. How do I know when to go to my doctor?
Had a genetic testing at mayo due toinactive brain tumor&neuralgia. I now have a lump on my lower spine and over my left knee. Is this nf1.I have no ins?
Unknown: Without knowing the other characteristics of your physical exam and the results of genetic testing, it is impossible to determine your genotype. As you went to Mayo Clinic, and had genetic testing performed, you should probably follow up with them and their genetic counselors to go over your results. ...Read more
I have a lump on my neck next my spine, goes up to my hair line into where my shoulder and neck connect, its sore, could this be serious?
I have a horrible lump between my scapula and spine. Pain will not go away with ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). What should I do?
Could be any of the:
1: skin tissue elements: like a simple cyst, sebaceous cyst, fatty tumor, nerve tissue tumor, etc;
2: deeper soft tissues: pulled muscle, tendon, ligament injuries with associated collection of blood/tissue fluid, etc;
3: bony structures: bone cysts, tumors, healing fx ;
4: nerve elements from the underlying spine itself;
see pcp or an orthopod to get DX and treated.
Good luck. ...Read more
Lump: Where is the lump exactly: is it superficial or deep. Is it movable? Does it hurt to touch? Is it rubbery. Let us know to see needs further evaluation. ...Read more
My back started to hurt about a week ago and a few days ago I noticed a lump on my spine. What could it be?
You want: To see your doc. The lump could be anything from nothing, meaning lipoma, to something much more serious. NO REASON TO WAIT AND PROCRASTINATE. You clearly want to have this checked out. ...Read more
I recently found a hard lump on my spine (sits on the right side of my spine). I'm not sure how long it has been there. What could this be?
Lipoma: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. One or more lipomas may be present at the same time. ...Read more
I look like the hunch back of notre dame because of the big lump on my spine, on the back of my neck. It is very painful to the touch. What do I do?
See a Dr.: Have the lump evaluated and tested. It may be a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma, or a benign hump like that seen is certain disease like Cushings syndrome. Get yourself checked out and maybe the lump can be taken care of too. Best wishes. ...Read more
It must B evaled by-: -a hands on exam by an orthopedic surgeon. If any question @ all, it can B biopsied & looked @ in the lab under a microscope. ...Read more
I'm 19 and have been dealing with lower back pain for quite some time now. Long car rides or shopping at the mall is all it takes for it to start hurting. There is a squishy kind of lump on my spine and the left side is firm. Any idea on what this may be
Could be serious: Chronic low back pain in a teenager is always a concern. This could be due to a congenital defect in the spine or inflammation of the spinal soft tissue. A good history and examination along with some simple blood test and x-ray exam should be able to establish diagnosis and plan treatment. You should see your pcp, rheumatologist or sports medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: If you are referring to the where the neck joins the trunk, yes. The lowest bone in the neck (c7) has a prominent spinous process, a projection where muscles attach. It is normal to be able to feel its tip. C2 is also large; it can be felt in some folks; it is just below the back of the skull. ...Read more