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Lump On Back Between Shoulder Blades
My husband has about more or less 1.5 inch lump in his back between the shoulder blades. Movable, painless didn't change in size. What could it be?
Some thoughts...: A movable, painless lump on the back might be a sabaceous cyst (not much trouble unless infected), or a benign fatty growth called a lipoma. But the fact is, it's a lump. Have your husband's doctor look at this. One surgeon I know says, "the best place for a lump is in a specimen bottle." of course, that's not always the case - but have his doctor evaluate him to be sure.
Have a small pea-sized lump on my back between L. shoulder blade & spine. Hard. No discharge or pain. No color. Has remained same size for about 2 yrs.
Cyst or not: Most commonly this would be a "lipoma", which is a lump of abnormal fat, or a sebaceous cyst, which is kind of chronic inflammation from old trauma. An abscess could also be a cause. If not enlarging and not painful, red or draining, safe to watch. Treatment is surgery to remove it, which is low risk, minor, and outpatient procedure.
My 2 month old baby has a hard lump on her upper back, between the shoulder blade and the spine. I'm wondering if you could possibly help me?
Sorry: But you MUST consult your baby's PEDIATRICIAN ASAP or go to the Walk In Unit of a good General Hospital or preferably Children's hospital! Good luck. ....hope this helps... Dr Z
Muscle or blood leak: Could be that you ruptured a small capillary (blood vessel) or stretched a muscle into prolonged contraction and it knotted up, like a trigger point
I have a little lump on the lower right side of my neck. My neck has been very stiff and I have knots in my back by my shoulder blades. Is it a knot?
Have them checked: The differential will include cyst, lipomas and infectious etiology.
See PCP: 'lumps' on shoulder blades could be several things but what u should do is see your physician. Fatty benign tumors (lipomas) are common here. If u fell, an organizing hematoma may be forming. Osteochondromas are not uncommon on the scapula. All this is speculation; see your pcp w/ possible referral to orthopedist. Best of luck!
I have a lump near my right shoulder blade. It causes me pain an discomfort almost all the time. Should I have this checked out?
I have an large lump on my bottom right shoulder blade. It's not real hard but not real soft either and I can kind of move it around A little bit.
Saturday fell off bike, was okay. Sunday lower back went. Noticed lump around shoulder blade, doesn't hurt. Thur, back improving but lump still there?
Few possibilites: Certainly a bruise would take time to fully develop, and even longer to go away. If there is a break in the skin, an infection or some of the road can be in the lump (very doubtful if there was no break in the skin). Warm compresses help bruises to resolve
Just watch it: It does not sound like anythung serious.
I have a hard painful lump on my back near shoulder blade its reali red and soree to touch : (any ideas?
Skin infection: What you describe is either a infected skin cyst or hair follicle. These are painful. Hot compresses applied to the area may soften the skin and bring the infection to the surface, allowing drainage to occur with relief of pain. If this does not work, then seek a doctor to assess the area and provide treatment.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump between shoulder blades on spine, did not bother me at first but is painful, red and swelling now, what could it be....
I have a lump above my left shoulder blade kinda oval shaped and its been there for about a year. It recently started hurting. Constant pain?
Lipoma?: You should see a surgeon for exam and probable excision. Lipomas are self-contained fatty growths that are usually left alone unless they become large enough to cause discomfort, which is what it sounds like you have. Surgeon can do exam and see if something else or remove.
Large hard lump in middle of my back, directly in the center, between shoulder blades. No pain where lump is, muscle to the left, neck and shoulder ar?
See a doctor: How long have you had it? You should have it looked at by a doctor, but the most common thing there is lipoma, which we leave alone if it doesn‘t bother you. However, we never truly know what it is unless we remove it and do a biopsy. If someone tells me it has been present for years, I just leave it alone.
Dull armpit pain for 2mnths dr checkd no lumps. Hv degeneration in top and lwr back+sore shoulder blade. Could it b related? Not hot or gettn worse im 41
Maybe: Shoulder problems, including wearing out the joints in your shoulder and back maybe the cause. Worth asking a health care professional. Good luck.
I've had back pain by my left shoulder blade for 1 yr. There's been a lump there now for 6 mths. What is the lump?
Most likely fatty: Tumor (lipoma), this the most common lumps we see in the torso. Which is begin.
I have a lump on my back the size of half a football do limpoma s grow that big? It starts just below my shoulder blade and curves to my side
See your doctor: Lipomas can get very large. Lipomas can be removed. See a surgeon to evaluate for excision.See 1 more doctor answer
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