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Painful Lump On Spine
Hi my name is Amanda Phillips..what is this painful lump near my spine just to the right? I've also been vomiting and fevers also have autoimmune disorders
Hi Amanda: sorry for all what you have, but what you have mentioned needs a thorough history and physical examination in an office, unfortunately cannot be handled on this limited platform, see your doctor / any doctor for assessment and help, good luck ...Read more
Painful lump in middle of my spine causing much discomfort when sitting lying with back against chair, bed, etc. What could this be caused by?
Hard painful lump my lower back by spine,sticks out when i bend over,it hurts feels like alot of pressure or something.Specially wheni bend or stretch?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have CT of spine to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Have a painful lump on lower back near spine for 1 1/2 years now.was also just diagnosed w/ scoliosis. 24y/o F. was told was inflame size- baseball?
Most painful lumps of that size and duration are lipomas, but it needs to diagnosed properly with a physical examination. What did your physician that diagnosed you with scoliosis say about it?
Other causes could be infection, or malignancy.
Please seek a medical examination and get a firm diagnosis.
Lipomas are benign and most of te time do not need to be removed unless uncomfortable. ...Read more
I have a large hard lump by my lower spine, left side, doesn't move and won't go away, and is very painful and hurts to touch. What is this?
2 lumps on either side if my lower spine which big they move when pressure is applied to them and hurt when standing less painful when bending foward?
2 days, lump on my back. Middle region, right side directly next to spine. No pain during movement, but painful to the touch, no injuries?
SHOULD BE SEEN: IF YOU HAVE A PAINFUL MASS IT SHOULD BE EXAMINED BY A PHYSICIAN. ...Read more
Have never felt this before only came up yesterday.I have a lump on base of my spine or cocksic bone not painful atal never felt it before?
My son's head hit me right on my spine & was pretty painful.About 20mins later I felt in that spot and there was a small lump that moved, what is it?
Probably a bruise: Blood that has nowhere to go, like under the lining of a bone, stays put & calcifies, leaving a "knot" or "bump". ...Read more
I look like the hunch back of notre dame because of the big lump on my spine, on the back of my neck. It is very painful to the touch. What do I do?
See a Dr.: Have the lump evaluated and tested. It may be a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma, or a benign hump like that seen is certain disease like Cushings syndrome. Get yourself checked out and maybe the lump can be taken care of too. best wishes. ...Read more
Had lumps for years top of spine/neck area. Hard, not painful. It has grown huge last two days and hurts. Feels about the size of a lemon. no insuranc?
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 big lump on my lower back on the left side, where my kidneys at, close to my spine. It's really painful and making me feel sick?
Lump: I would recconmend you see your primary doctor for evaluation , this could be as simple as a fat mass (lipoma) but other possibilities need to be considered .. Good luck ...Read more
I have a lump in the lower right part of my back it is close to the spine and is very painful it shoots pain down my right leg at times it is very dif
I have a lump on the back of my neck on the left of my spine. Should i get it checked out by a doctor? It isn't painful.
You should: It will be wise to see a surgeon to evaluate what kind of mass you have. ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my spine. It is painful to lay down and sit. Sometimes it hurts to walk. I also have bad lower back problems.
See your doctor: And have the lump evaluated diagnosed and treated. Impossible to do this on the internet. ...Read more
I have lump back of neck, just below hair to the right of spine. About an inch and not painful. Have seen three docs, all said don't worry.. Should i?
Hard to say: If you have a soft tissue lesion anywhere that you have noticed, it bears observation. Lesions that are increasing in size, especially rapidly, or those associated with increasing pain, are concerns for malignancy. A painless mass which is constant in size, unchanging in appearance, and unchanged over time is likely benign. Lipomas are the most common soft tissue benign lesions; common and benign. ...Read more
Have a small pea sized lump about 1/2inch from my spine towards my right shoulder blade. very painful, not very hard. has been coming &going over 6yrs?
Hi. i have had a very very painful bump on the right side of my back near my spine for a year and a half now. i was aslo just diagnosed with scoliosis. i am a 24 year old female. when i went to an orthopedic about the lump he said it was just an inflammat
Had a spinal fusion about 7 years ago I now have a very painful lump on the top of the scar and when u rub your finger down the spine it feels ridget?
This could be just a: Simple cyst in the soft tissue to a possible sign of adjacent level or segment disease of the spine which can occur after a fusion leading to an instability. Sometimes a suture that is non absorbable can work its way up to near the skin surface as well. See your physician or your surgeon . ...Read more
Lumps probably not : Related but feel painful as most likely little fat tumors that are common and known as lipomas that when pressed down on put pressure on underlying muscles that are sore. Pain with walking and heaviness in legs suggest a symptom pattern known as claudication that may be vascular or spinal in origin. This whould be evaluated by your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more
I have a immovable lump on my lower left lumbar about 1 inch off from spine, just above the pelvis region. Not painful to touch, does not move?
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