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Lower Back Lumps That Are Super Painful
Infection?: Lumps that are painful could be bacterials infection. See doc for appropriate exam and prescription of oral antibiotics.Once i proved they need to be rechecked for any possible underlying issues. ...Read more
I have four subcutaneous lumps ons my lower back. They are red and not painful. They are small and. One seems to be deep on the skin ore body fat?
Lumps probably not : Related but feel painful as most likely little fat tumors that are common and known as lipomas that when pressed down on put pressure on underlying muscles that are sore. Pain with walking and heaviness in legs suggest a symptom pattern known as claudication that may be vascular or spinal in origin. This whould be evaluated by your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a full evaluation. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside the spine. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump in my lower back, right side. Not painful. Should I worry? Lipoma? Nerofibroma?
Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness,pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected and may not have to be removed unless it's in an area of the body where it's subjected to continual irritation or unless it's growing or unless the examining physician recommends its removal. ...Read more
I have a small painful lump on the lower back of my head, it has been there for 2 days and has some redness, it isnt from an injury. What is this?
See your PMD: Bumps on the back of the head can come from multiple things, including trauma, as you mentioned. The redness can be a sign of bruise or infection. If it is hot as well, this could be infection. In non-traumatic posterior neck lumps, these are usually cysts or lymph nodes. See your pmd for a physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer