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Lump And Bruise On Lower Back
I had a small lump under skin on lower back. Has always been the same. Today it was bigger and bruised and somewhat sensitive which it hasn't been b4.?
Ruptured cyst?: Your description makes me think this might be a cyst which ruptured and is becoming inflamed as a result. If it worsens, gets very large, or painful, it may need to be opened. Warm compresses can help bring it to a head and resolve it faster. Squeezing isn't a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I have a big lump near my left hip after a huge bruise as a result of a motorbike accident. I also have quite bad lower back pain.
Get evaluated: Depending upon how long ago accident occurred, could be residual hip hematoma, or even seroma. However, would be more concerned about your back, as the pain may be secondary to a small fracture, or even a disc injury. See your doctor and uncover causation. ...Read more
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
I found a lump in my groin last night that is very tender to touch. I also pinched a nerve in my lower back last week. Could this be related?
I have 3 new tender hard lumps, one on my neck (towards the back on the side) one on lower back next to spine, and one on my hand. Should I be worried?
I noticed a lump on my lower back, right on the left side of one of my vertebraes. It's visible to the eye and I can feel it with the hand. Not tender?
Please make an appointment to see your Primary doctor about this. "Not tender" may still need to be examined by your doctor and also get xrays.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
My gf has lower back pains, palpitating heart, and when she holds her breath, allegedly, it stops beating. Then, when she gets a bump, it easily bruise?
See physician: Low back pain, easy bruising on the limbs and occasional palpitations are all fairly common, and women are often more sensitive to these body events than men are. However, very rapid or prolonged palpitations could be serious, and a breath holding or cough might be able to stop an abnormal rhythm sometimes. Additionally, large bruises on the torso without trauma could also be serious. See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have right flank pain and I also feel a lump that's really tender to the touch. Should I be worried?
Certainly persistent: Pain and new painful lumps are things to be worried about. You can't be diagnosed over the internet so make an appointment with a health care provider for an evaluation and physical examination. Lab work may be necessary as well. Don't delay. ...Read more
I have a large swollen bruise on lower back from fall. It burns at times. What can I do to speed up healing?
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
General Surgery: Please visit your PCP for a possible referral to General Surgery. ...Read more
Left lower back (between spine & side) squishy lump, nonpianful, moveable, about grape size. What could it be? Should I worry?
Lipoma?: If you have a non tender (non-painful), mobile (squishy) and small ("grape-sized" or <2 cm?) lump on your back, it is most likely benign and probably a lipoma. Lipomas are a collection of fat cells, and usually not worrisome. If you notice that it is growing in size, becomes painful, or simply feels different to you, then you should see a general surgeon to evaluate and possibly remove it. ...Read more
I have a big lump on my lower back on the left side, where my kidneys at, close to my spine. It's really painful and making me feel sick?
Lump: I would recconmend you see your primary doctor for evaluation, this could be as simple as a fat mass (lipoma) but other possibilities need to be considered. Good luck ...Read more
Lumps in lower back, sore. They started out tiny but now have trippled in size. Almosed massed into afew large rather than a lot of small.?
I have a small lump in my left lower back about an in. Left of my spine & in. Above hip level. Pain when sit on couch/lie in bed no palpable pain?
Have it checked out.: Benign from malignant lesions need to be diffentiated. ...Read more
Two lumps, one on each leg near the left lower back calf. They appeared quickly and hurt If I press against them. Slightly red. No other symptoms.
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