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Red Splotches On Back Along Spine
My daughter has 5 red spots right along spine. She feel down a baby slide outside wondering if this could be from that?
I have had small red bumps on my back along my spine for a month or so. I currently have a sinus infection and bad cough. The bumps have become itchy.
Pain on mid spine where bra strap together lie, pain when touching it, redness and a little pain when bending back. 19.?
Irritation: From the bra hooks could be the cause, at your young age, but a local infection is also a possibility. Assuming you have had no injury, you could try wearing a sports bra, keeping a little disposable hand warmer (from sporting/hunting store) on the spot and watch it for several days. If redness or pain get worse, or you get a fever or chills, be seen right away. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pain at the bottom point of the spine just above the buttocks. There is a little swelling and redness as well. What can this be?
Sudden swelling, redness and pain on my upper spine. Noticeably swollen and red and tender to the touch. Located at the base of my neck on my spine?
Doc visit: You might want to see a physician. There could be an infection beneath the skin. ...Read more
Two months after spinal tap and that particular area of the spine is still very sore. There is no redness/noticeable swelling. Should I be concerned?
Tell your doctor: They'll give you something for that.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had cervical spine surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago. I have pain, swelling, redness and itching behind my left ear. Could theybe related?
See your surgeon: Not sure if you had an anterior or posterior approach, but this sounds like it would be away from most cervical spine incisions. This might have been the site of one of the skull pins to hold your neck stable, a traction pin, one of the monitoring leads often used during spine surgery, or a staple in the drape. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more
I have a vertebrea I n my lower spine that is very painful to touch also appears to be larger than other veretbreas and is slightly red over that area?
Only way 2 tell-: -if a vertebra is larger is by images, but the area U palpate is the spinous process, not the vertebrae. Also in the LS spine a larger vert. Isn't unusual. ...Read more
My husband has a red swollen area at the base of his spine. It's recurring, very painful and eventually oozes pus. It is making him feel very ill.?
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....
Middle way down my spine I have red ring an bellow it a pop knot with a very hard scab thing but won't go away dermatologist tried to freeze?
Go back: Go back to the derm., or choose another. Your description does not allow any diagnosis. Ask the DR to clearly WRITE DOWN for you whatever diagnoses are made and explain exactly what to expect from treatment. ...Read more
I have a small bump on the back of my neck near where the spine starts. It's like a little pimple and hard but is not red. Could it be a node?
Lymph nodes: Am supposing that is what you mean. Yes, it could be a lymph node, or any of a dozen or more other things. Go and get this looked at by a professional if it persists and bothers you. Good luck. ...Read more
I have this big pimple like bump on my back that hurts and is red it's located lateral from my spine but distal to my scapula. What could it be?
Sebaceous cyst: See primary care forc eval and possible drainage. ...Read more
My Boyfriend is experiencing back pain. We went to our local fair an rode rides, he said his back hurts an I noticed a red lump in his spine area.?
Back pain: His back may be a result from the various jerking and jolting motions of the fair rides. If there is a bump in that region, I recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
Had my back popped last night causing me pain. I woke up this morning with a red mark on my spine, not a bruise. What is this? Is this something I sho
May be bleeding: Even though you feel it is not a bruise it still could be due to bleeding from the trauma of popping your back. If it does not resolve you should see your physician to be sure it is not something else ...Read more
Do I need antibiotics for a boil that is on my spine it does look like it has pus inside and red round the edges?
More: Importantly it sounds like it needs to be drained. Don't play around see a doctor. ...Read more
Medium, red raised bumps on middle of spine. These have been occurring for a month. No pain, it almost looks like a bruise. What is it?
Depends: Hard to speculate without seeing you. Go to your primary care doctor and the new lesion checked out. ...Read more
I have a small patch of itchy and painful red bumps in the center of my spine. Just showed up, I can feel the skin a little tighter that area.
Rash/itchy: If only on one side of your back, it could be shingles, and you should go see a doctor today to start the medication for it (there is a window of 48 hrs to start the meds). If the rash is on both sides of your back, it isn't shingles, and then, you could try an OTC hydrocortisone cream twice a day for up to 1 week, no longer. Avoid scratching the area. If it is getting worse, see a doctor. ...Read more
What is mild generalized diminished t1 marrow signal, in the cervical spine, which may reflect red marrow reconversion.?
Increased blood cell: As we age, our marrow should decreased production of blood cells and become fatty. This process can reverse (reconversion) for many reasons. The most common is a mild anemia; the most common reason for this is tobacco use. You will likely need some more testing to make sure nothing is wrong. ...Read more
Pea-sized, hard, red, bump near upper spine. Painful when layed on and pain from muscle it's near moving. Just noticed today what should I do?
Local heat: It is probably a small boil or infected cyst. I would treat it with warm soaks with hot towels to see if it comes to a head and drains spontaneously. If if does not drain and resolve in the next day or two, see your physician as it may need to be lanced and antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more
I have a weird rash on my back, it feels sore and tender like a bruise, but looks like a red rash-about 2cmx3cm right on my spine.?
Small pea sized lump near middle back near spine. Touched it thinking it was a pimple now sore hard and red. Won't pop so not pimple?
MIDDLE OF BACK LUMP:
DO YOU STILL HAVE SHINGLES? IF SO, WHERE IS IT?
WHERE WAS IT?
YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
I found a red hard lump about the size of a nickel right next to my mid spine tonight. Doesn't move, sore when I press on it. What is it?
Why do my hands feel hot, red, puffy, tight, and achy without doing anything. My knees also get this way. Dx spine arthritis. Connected?
My 7 yr old has a red rash in middle of her spine says it stings n burns. It's getting longer down her spine also has headaches n palish skin.
Unable to diagnose: Typically rashes are difficult to diagnose accurately without an examination- under most circumstances, rashes are not an emergency but you should schedule an appointment to see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Red bump in middle of spine. Doesn't hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?
8cm brown-red itchy rash on middle upper back right on spine. No other symptoms. 2nd occurrence this year. Fungal infection?
It is really: Difficult to guess at correct diagnosis without visualizing a lesion. This would be best handled by an in-person dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have a big brown spot on my spine and it kinda hurts. I also have problems with urinating, and weird vein spasms that make my hands red? Thanks
Get General check up: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and point you in the right directions. Your symptoms are non-specific and may or may not be serious. ...Read more