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I have a knot on the lower left side of my back and is tender also pain down right leg?

I have a knot on the lower left side of my back and is tender  also pain down right leg?

Sciatica: Statistically the most common cause of this is sciatica, irritation of the sciatic nerve (or its contributors). The knot in your back s almost certainly focal muscle spasm which frequently occurs in sciatica, even if the knot is on the opposite side as the leg pain. ...Read more

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When I press on my spine right above the tailbone it feels tender, and I've been having mild pain in my lower right back for about two weeks.

When I press on my spine right above the tailbone it feels tender, and I've been having mild pain in my lower right back for about two weeks.

See details: it is impossible to say for certain but a young male could have sacroiliac tenderness as a component of spondylitis. See a rheumatologist if it persists. ...Read more

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Tender lump on lower back. Cancerous?

Tender lump on lower back. Cancerous?

Hard to say: It is hard to say if the lump is cancerous without seeing it. A couple of key things to watch: has it changed in size or color, has the pain characteristics changed, is there bleeding or ulceration, are there signs of infection, is there redness or drainage? If the answer to any of these is yes, you should have it checked out by your family doctor. ...Read more

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I sometimes get very bad pain in my lower back after conusming to much beef, I know it makes me constpated, but my right side is a little tender?

I sometimes get very bad pain in my lower back after conusming to much beef, I know it makes me constpated, but my right side is a little tender?

Constipation: A diet rich in red meat and lacking green vegetables, fruits and fiber is the perfect recipe for constipation and other colorectal nastiest. Complications such as diverticulitis and colorectal cancer are linked to increased red meat consumption. If you are tender on your right side this could mean constipation, appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, colitis, endless possibilities.. See a dr today! ...Read more

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I have two swollen tender bumps under the skin on my lower back, like something is swollen. They hurt when you touch them. One on the left & right.

I have two swollen tender bumps under the skin on my lower back, like something is swollen. They hurt when you touch them. One on the left & right.

Lipomas: Depending on the exact location of these two tender lumps in your lower back, I have seen lipomas occur there and be very tender. Many times removing them can relieve the pain. See your primary doctor to be referred to a surgeon for further evaluation and possible excision. ...Read more

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2 epidurals. 1 almost 10 yrs ago, another almost 14 yrs ago. Both with complications. Periodic lower back pains. Now spine is tender feels swollenwhy?

2 epidurals. 1 almost 10 yrs ago, another almost 14 yrs ago. Both with complications. Periodic lower back pains. Now spine is tender feels swollenwhy?

Can't get an answer: to that one online. You need to be examined by a physician, and most likely need updated imaging of the involved area of the body and spine. Your prior epidurals are so remote that it is not possible that they have any relationship to your current problem. Please go see a doctor. Especially if you have redness, swelling or any signs of infection like fever, decreased apetite of malaise go today. ...Read more

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