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I had an MRI on my sacrum 4 years after a fall on concrete. They said it looks fine. It still hurts a lot when I sit or touch the bump there. Why?
Need the report..: The MRI isn't the best test to look for a fracture of the sacrum. (X-rays are the best, followed by CT scan). The MRI report should tell you if there's any swelling or bruising in the area, which is common after a fall on concrete. Perhaps that's what they meant by "fine". In any case, load the report onto HealthTap Prime & talk to the doctor who ordered the test to discuss. Is draining possible? ...Read more
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
I have a hard painful bump over my sacrum. I can't sit down, stand, drive, lay down unless on stomach. It is inflammation. Is it normal for it to scab?
I have some pain and itching on my lower back with some bumps they are pussing I'm not shore if I got bit by something ?
I haven many little bumps under my skin in my lower back. There are times where im laying down and once i try to stand up they really hurt.
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
It doesn't hurt but have this embarrassing roundish bump on my lower back/tailbone. Drs say its just the way my body is but idk? It really bothers me.
If it really: Bothers you even if your doctor thinks it is normal variant, see a surgeon for another opinion. ...Read more
Lipoma possibly: That area is common for lipomas- completely benign fatty tumors just under the skin. Unless they become painful/enlarged (which might indicate an infection and would need medical treatment)- they do not require any intervention and may go away either fir no reason or dye to weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having a small bump on lower back right side , what does it state when i press it i can fell little pain , any thing to worry
For the past month or so small bumps have been showing up on my lower back there are three now and sometimes itch what might they be?
Eczema: It could be any number of issues but with a history of eczema it is most likely more of the same. If you have been treated for this use your creams or try the eucerin eczema cream until you see the doctor next time. To make it stop itching sarna is very helpful as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple things first: Most people would use moisturizing creams if weather is dry or it's wintertime, or over the counter steroid creams and antihistamines. If continues, make an appointment with your doc/medical provider. ...Read more
Small back bumps: Could be folliculitis which is an infection of hair follicle , a sebacous cyst or sebacous gland infection (acne),rarely a wart or growth. Would have it checked out by doctor /urgent care , as they can enlarge. May improve with antibiotics either topical like bacitracin or oral. ...Read more
I have sharp pain all over my head and a bump in the lower back of my right side of my head, what can I do to stop the pain?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
I have a smal bump in lower back right above my butt - on the left, an inch or so away from my spinal cord. What could this be?
My grandson fell backwards and hit the lower back part of his head and it swelled into bump right away, should we take him for an X-ray ?
Head: X-ray not necessarily, being evaluated for it yes. Common area to swell up and more than likely should be ok, but let a medical professional evaluate it and determine next step. Likely observation will be the right approach unless develops any vomiting, major change in behavior, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 hard bumps. 1 on either side of my lower back above each kidney. Thought might be spider bites but no marks and hasnt gone away after a week.
Bumps: They could be cysts but you want to see your doc to learn how they can be treated. ...Read more