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Doctor insights on: Paraspinal Musclr Knot

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I have knots on my knuckles what could this be?

I have knots on my knuckles what could this be?

Unclear: I am not sure what knots are. If this is an infection such as warts or some other growths. You have not mentioned how long you have had this. I suggest a derm consultation for evaluation as this suggestion to evaluate the situation.
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My tummy feels like it is in knots what could it be an it is also gruggling. What could it be?

My tummy feels like it is in knots what could it be an it is also gruggling. What could it be?

Spasm: This is usually a sign of irritability of the intestines. However severe abdominal cramps, especially with associated abdominal distension or vomiting can indicate complete or partial intestinal obstruction which is an emergency situation. ...Read more

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I have a knot my head?

I have a knot my head?

OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. and get it evaluated and treated, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I have a knot on my head?

I have a knot on my head?

OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. to get it evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small knot, do I have lymphoma?

Small knot, do I have lymphoma?

Probably not: While a small node could be a sign of lymphoma, much more likely to be from infection or response to tissue injury. ...Read more

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Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities, exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more

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What are these knots in my shoulder that move?

What are these knots in my shoulder that move?

It is hard to say: Given the info provided, I'm not sure what you are referring to. My best guess is that you are feeling your greater and lesser tuberosity, two boney prominences on the proximal humerus to which the rotator cuff tendons attach. ...Read more

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Is you got a knot on your head what could it be?

Is you got a knot on your head what could it be?

Where is it?: Please clatify where the knot is located. Is it tender, in a bald area of the head? Is there swelling/tenderness? Do you have fevers? ...Read more

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What can cause a knot in my back by my tailbone?

What can cause a knot in my back by my tailbone?

Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst is located in that area and can become infected or inflammed. If this is hurting a doctor will one and drain. Once the inflammation quiets down, the area can be removed eectivally. ...Read more

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Knot on inside of my anal hole what could this b?

Knot on inside of my anal hole what could this b?

See your doctor : A knot on the inside of your anus is usually from a hemorrhoid. A fistula is a rare cause but should be considered depending on in your medical history (i.e. Crohns disease). ...Read more

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Has knot on side of his face, don't know what it is?

Need to be seen : There are so many possibilities. This will need to be assessed in person to have an accurate diagnosis. Or a biopsy may need to b done if not sure. ...Read more

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I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having other symptoms (rashes, fevers, sweats, etc), I wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't go away over the next couple of weeks, you could have someone check just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a knot on my head from 10 yrs ago what could it be?

Unclear: This is likely to be something on the outside of the brain and may involve the bone or the scalp. Still, if this started when you were 6, it could involve some brain structures. You can get more information about it with imaging studies like MRI scans. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My back hurts cause of a back knot. What do you recommend?

My back hurts cause of a back knot. What do you recommend?

Stretch and Exercise: At your age, I would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, I would consider evaluation by a spine/pain specialist for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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I have s knot on the left side of my neck it doesn't hurt?

Enlarged node: Sounds like an enlarged lymph node. If this persists see your doctor. Will likely try a round of antibiotics and see what happens. If it persists a fna (fine needle aspirate) to obtain cells for pathology review would be in order. ...Read more

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Recently had massage and base of neck in pain and feel a knot.?

Recently had massage and base of neck in pain and feel a knot.?

A couple of massages: It may take a time or two to relieve a knot in muscles. If the knot is persistent, taking a look at posture and body mechanics might help. Also, local nerves may be irritated causing the muscle spasm. Be checked by a chiropractor. ...Read more

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I found a moveable knot left mid side of back. What could it be.

Depends: I presume it doesn't cause you pain. Depending on location, it could be a lipoma (a benign fatty tumor), sebaceous cyst (benign sebum filled cyst), lymph node, etc. To really know what it is, you need to see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I have to knots in lower back and they r very painful what r they?

I have to knots in lower back and they r very painful what r they?

Need more info: I need mofre information but what is sometimes referred to as "knots" in the muscles of the back are usually muscle spasms. The Best advice is to make an appointment with you family physician to not only get relief but relieve your anxiety about what is wrong. ...Read more

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Should I go get a massage for the knots and pain in the trapezius?

Should I go get a massage for the knots and pain in the trapezius?

Yes: "Knots" are probably tight muscles. If so, a massage should help. Trapezius muscles are common locations for muscle spasms. ...Read more

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My son fell and hit his head and has a huge knot--what should I do?

My son fell and hit his head and has a huge knot--what should I do?

Head injury: How old is your son? In infants theri skull is very thin and has a higher chanvce of fracture. If yor son cried right away and had no loss of consciousness and has nbo other neurological deficits that you see, you could take your tiem to take him to the docotr otherwise you may need to take him to the ed if he has neurologial symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a knot forming on the back of your scull?

What could be the cause of a knot forming on the back of your scull?

Maybe a cyst.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my tailbone has a knot on it, what could it be?

What do you suggest if my tailbone has a knot on it, what could it be?

Possibilities: This could be anything from lipoma to a tumor to a normal bony variant. See a physician for further evaluation, esp if there is significant pain or significant recent change in the appearance of the area. ...Read more

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What can I do about a large knot on head after car wreck 4 years ago?

What can I do about a large knot on head after car wreck 4 years ago?

Large knot on head: It was a hematoma(blood clot)under the scalp, which got calcium in it and got calsified. You can live with it and it will cause no problem. ...Read more

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Knot under skin on should that is visable in mirror. What might this be?

Knot under skin on should that is visable in mirror. What might this be?

Get it checked.: Although this is likely a benign cyst or benign lipoma (fatty lesion), I recommend having a dermatologist or your doctor evaluate this. Another possibility is a swollen lymph node. Again, always good to have new or changing lesions checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a knot and a tumor on the back?

How can you tell the difference between a knot and a tumor on the back?

Both same: Both terms are inconclusive and refer to a palpable lesion not ulcerating but present in back region. The most common small knot or tumor is lipoma which is benign. If multiple and unchanging then watching for growth is acceptable. If firm and showing signs of enlarging then bx indicated since non-specific lesions histologically can only be determined by microscopic exam for dx and margins. ...Read more

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After having a shot is it normal to have a knot under the injection site?

After having a shot is it normal to have a knot under the injection site?

Yes: It is not unusual to have swelling like this under the injection site. There could be some local bleeding and then an inflammatory reaction to the foreign substances in the body. This should go away in a fairly short time. ...Read more

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Can hemarodes be a knot inside where its felt outside just below the anal?

Can hemarodes be a knot inside where its felt outside just below the anal?

Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, internal hemorrhoid(s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant). The only way to find out, and to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Having a knot on the back of my head & lots of pains, what is this a sign of?

Having a knot on the back of my head & lots of pains, what is this a sign of?

Uncertain: Maybe a cyst. “Stomach tied in Knots.” is a phrase that is often used to describe abdominal tension/ discomfort associated with feeling nervous or anxiety. ...Read more