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Doctor insights on: Lump On Upper Back Symptoms

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Must I see a chiropractor for back symptoms?

Must I see a chiropractor for back symptoms?

No: It is best to see an orthopedic specialist or a physiatrest if you have back symptoms. They can offer a diagnosis and suggest a curative pathway if there is one availble. Chiropractors do no diagnose, cannot cure, but simply offer a deep, sometimes satisfying but sometimes dangerous, massage. ...Read more

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I'm having achey back symptoms from stopping drinking. How do I get over this?

I'm having achey back symptoms from stopping drinking. How do I get over this?

Heavy drinker?: If you have been a particularly heavy alcohol consumer and are feeling ill without it - medical assessment would be appropriate. ...Read more

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So many tests done, nothing came back. Symptoms of lupus nephritis. How do I approach this?

So many tests done, nothing came back. Symptoms of lupus nephritis. How do I approach this?

Not sure : Why you think you have lupus nephritis if you do not have lupus. Lab tests and urine evaluation can lead to the diagnosis of lupus nephritis. ...Read more

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Big left varicocele cause pain in right testis, and also have discomfort pain above right testis, when i lye on back symptoms on both testis decrease?

Big left varicocele cause pain in right testis, and also have discomfort pain above right testis, when i lye on back symptoms on both testis decrease?

Less pressure supine: Bilateral discomfort may be due to bilateral varicoceles(10%), 90% occur on left side. Dilated veins in scrotum compose varicocele.Veins from left internal spermatic vein is 8-10 centimeters longer than right. Increased pressure in the upright position causes less drainage and more pain. Fewer valves in the left spermatic vein than right.90% varicoceles ...Read more

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Been Prescribed Valium 5mg 1/1 to 1 pill every 8 to 12 hours for severe pain and muscle spasms throughout my back.Symptoms been ongoing since 10/12/13?

Been Prescribed Valium 5mg 1/1 to 1 pill every 8 to 12 hours for severe pain and muscle spasms throughout my back.Symptoms been ongoing since 10/12/13?

See pain management: specialist for evaluation, tests and imaging. The proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. The long-term use of Valium is usually contraindicated because of the potential for dependence and addiction. Take care. ...Read more

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Constant tingly legs, balance issues and vertigo, tender points on back. Symptoms have been presents for 2 years. Mri of brain clear ?

Constant tingly legs, balance issues and vertigo, tender points on back. Symptoms have been presents for 2 years. Mri of brain clear ?

Need to see Neurolog: MRI are not always what they are cracked up to be. This does not sound normal. U need a neurologist to figure this out. Go to University Medical Center. ...Read more

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I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.

I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.

Evaluate and remove: It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or a surgeon for evaluation ant remove it most likely within an hour under local anesthesia. They may want to image it to ensure it isn't impinging on vital nerves. ...Read more

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Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps under skin?

Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps  under skin?

Hard to say: Without being able to see the area, but one possibility is shingles. It sounds like its very painful for you. Please consider seeing your doctor as there are helpful treatments available. ...Read more