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Lump by spine causing pain and affecting movement?

See MD: Lump needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Many causes and many different treatments depending on the cause. Since it is causing pain and affecting movement, please be evaluated right away. Best of health to you ...Read more

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Have a sore small redish lump on spine/upper back area today but noticed it was sore about a week ago. Not sure what it could be.

Have a sore small redish lump on spine/upper back area today but noticed it was sore about a week ago. Not sure what it could be.

Cyst: It is possible that you have a sebaceous cyst with infection. There are other possibilities of course but it cannot be accurately determined without an examination. You should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Got a lump on my spine?

Lump on spine: your description is too vague. But all lumps should be examined by a physician. It can be a simple subcutaneous lipoma to something more ominous. Best is to have someone look at it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a large lump at top spine?

Is it normal to have a large lump at top spine?

Maybe: If you are referring to the where the neck joins the trunk, yes. The lowest bone in the neck (c7) has a prominent spinous process, a projection where muscles attach. It is normal to be able to feel its tip. C2 is also large; it can be felt in some folks; it is just below the back of the skull. ...Read more

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There is a lump on my spine, about in the middle of my spine .. What could this be?

There is a lump on my spine, about in the middle of my spine .. What could this be?

Could be any of the: Following: 1: skin tissue elements: like a simple cyst, sebaceous cyst, fatty tumor, nerve tissue tumor, etc; 2: deeper soft tissues: pulled muscle, tendon, ligament injuries with associated collection of blood/tissue fluid, etc; 3: bony structures: bone cysts, tumors, healing fx ; 4: nerve elements from the underlying spine itself; see pcp or an orthopod to get DX and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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My back started to hurt about a week ago and a few days ago i noticed a lump on my spine. what could it be?

My back started to hurt about a week ago and a few days ago i noticed a lump on my spine. what could it be?

You want: to see your doc. The lump could be anything from nothing, meaning lipoma, to something much more serious. NO REASON TO WAIT AND PROCRASTINATE. You clearly want to have this checked out. ...Read more

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I recently found a hard lump on my spine (sits on the right side of my spine). I'm not sure how long it has been there. What could this be?

I recently found a hard lump on my spine (sits on the right side of my spine). I'm not sure how long it has been there. What could this be?

Lipoma: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. One or more lipomas may be present at the same time. ...Read more

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Is a lump on the spine of a 9-year-old normal?

Is a lump on the spine of a 9-year-old normal?

Spine: It depends what you mean by a lump on the spine. Some children are very thin, so their spine can be easily seen if they bend over, which could look lumpy. Sometimes if a child is overweight, they have a fat pad on the back of the neck, but that really doesn't look lumpy. If in doubt, have a doctor take a look at it ...Read more

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Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Lumps and bumps: Orthopedic surgeons have a standard work up for all lumps and bumps. Most likely it is a lipoma which is harmless however you should see your family doctor or orthopedic surgeon for appropriate imaging studies. ...Read more