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I developed a bump in my lower back on the left side above the sacrum, it's only sore when pressure is applied.This happened after deadlifts at the gym

I developed a bump in my lower back on the left side above the sacrum, it's only sore when pressure is applied.This happened after deadlifts at the gym

Suspect muscle: This could be a cyst which may or may not be infected. With this there could be muscle or bone or joint or combination with tendon and bursa involvement as part of the pain. Sometimes at a gym there's risk of infection. Sometimes if you look at the bump there may be a small hole that may be plugged indicating a possible inclusion cyst. ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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Have an ache-like pain in my lower back?

Have an ache-like pain in my lower back?

Need exam: IF this continues you will need an exam. Impossible to give a DX without exam ...Read more

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What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

See pcp: Could be due to a muscle strain or some problem with your kidneys or maybe pathology with your back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have aching pain in lower back on both sides?

What to do if I have aching pain in lower back on both sides?

Spine Injury: This back pain you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Especially since you had trauma it might be best to make sure nothing broke. ...Read more

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My lower back aches, and how do I releive the pain with OTC meds?

My lower back aches, and how do I releive the pain with OTC meds?

NSAID: Try some mortin 2 pills 3 times a day with meals for a cpl weeks if no relief see your orthopaedic spinal specialist. ...Read more

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I've got a large bump on my lower back right between back dimples, it covers the entire space between the dimples. Its hard and aches a little.

I've got a large bump on my lower back right between back dimples, it covers the entire space between the dimples. Its hard and aches a little.

Cyst: Depending how long the lump has been present and how it formed, it may recede on its own, may need to be drained, or may need to be excised. See your physician and she/he will be better able to assess it. It is likely benign (meaning it won't cause serious problems), but is likely to be a nuisance until you get it taken care of. ...Read more

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Why is my lower back aches all the time?

So many reasons: That is difficult to say, and you will need a history and physical to nail down the diagnosis. Be sure to discuss core strengthening with your physician as core weakness is the main cause of general back aches and fatigue in a young, healthy person. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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