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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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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?
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
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