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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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What is the meaning of infiltration of the sacrum diffusely?

What is the meaning of infiltration of the sacrum diffusely?

Radiologic findings: This is terminology a radiologist would use to describe changes on imaging that appear to spread throughout the sacrum (bone between waist and tailbone). The cause of the changes can sometimes be determined by the images but often requires a biopsy or other tests. ...Read more

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Sacrum pain on and off for the past 8 months. Can this be a gynaecological issue?

Sacrum pain on and off for the past 8 months. Can this be a gynaecological issue?

Could be: It could be. Have a proper physical exam and possible imaging studies done under the supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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I have an hemangioma on my sacrum. What is that?

Benign: Malformation or abnormal mass of tangled blood vessels. Usually not an issue if it's small, if it's big it can be treated. ...Read more

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How to determine broken sacrum?

X-ray: An x-ray should determine if the sacrum has a fracture. Sometimes a ct scan may be needed if the x-ray is questionable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sacrum?

Base of spine.: The sacrum is a large flat trapezoidal bone, found at the base of the spine. It forms the posterior portion of the pelvis. There are four bones surrounding the sacrum: above is the lumbar vertebre (usually l5); below is the coccyx (tailbone) and to either side are the illiac bones of the pelvis. In front of the scarum is the pelvic cavity, and the posterior surface can be palpated through the skin. ...Read more

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I pinched a nerve around my sacrum.. What do I do..?

Is this definite ?: Is this your diagnosis or did a doctor tell you this? Which nerve is the culprit, and how did this occur? To determine treatment, we need to know a diagnosis. Maybe a visit to an osteopathic physician can clarify issues, and provide treatment which can improve your issues. ...Read more

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What kind of dr should I see if my sacrum isn't right?

What kind of dr should I see if my sacrum isn't right?

start with: Your primary care doctor who will narrow it down to the proper specialist: rheumatology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedic, etc. ...Read more