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I have severe LB/glute pain primarily on left side.l I noticed a (fluid like) lump on sacrum bilaterally but larger on left. What could this be?

 I have severe LB/glute pain primarily on left side.l I noticed a (fluid like) lump on sacrum bilaterally but larger on left. What could this be?

Get a scan: The differential diagnosis would include fat necrosis, partial or full disc herniation, sacrococcygeal mass, cutaneous tumors, and poorly exercised paraspinal muscles. I suggest you see a physical therapist to have the area evaluated and go from there, if the answer is not simple an MRI may be needed to identify what lies beneath the skin for diagnosis and therapy ...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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My mother has a mass calcification in the sacrum area and has severe pain ?

My mother has a mass calcification in the sacrum area and has severe pain ?

Work it up!: Hi. Whoever ordered the CT scan showing a calcified mass in the sacrum should be moving on it! Probably either a need biopsy or open surgical resection. A calcified mass may be sometime she doesn't want in there! ...Read more

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Hard lump in lower sacrum with sciatica and neck pain on both sides on and off, lymph nodes up in neck and groin, I get the shakes on exertion?

Hard lump in lower sacrum with sciatica and neck pain on both sides on and off, lymph nodes up in neck and groin, I get the shakes on exertion?

Exam NOW: You cannot be diagnosed online. You must be physically examined, evaluated, tested, diagnosed and treated. I suggest IMMEDIATE MEDICAL EVALUATION-STAT. ...Read more

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LUMP ON SACRUM JUST ABOVE CRACK OF BUTTOCKS, DR THOUGHT IT WAS A CYST HAD SONOGRAM TODAY DR SAYS ITS A HEMATOMA OR MASS. I VERY SCARED ITS CANCER?

 LUMP ON  SACRUM JUST ABOVE CRACK OF BUTTOCKS, DR THOUGHT IT WAS A CYST  HAD  SONOGRAM TODAY DR SAYS ITS A HEMATOMA OR MASS. I VERY SCARED ITS CANCER?

Need further eval: would be unusual if its cancer. No sure what the swollen nodes in our neck are all about or if it's related may need biopsy- possibly CT for further eval. ...Read more

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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

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

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Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2 (racepinephrine). Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Not sure what you : Mean by "double loop cyst." he may be referring to a benign incidental finding (usually noted on your lumbar spine mri), which are mostly asymptomatic called tarlov cysts, which are perineurial cysts. Only on very rare occasions could this be the cause of your symptoms. So go have a spine surgeon evaluate you and give you a better answer after a physical examination and review of your mri. ...Read more

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Sir, lumps are only symptoms of neurofibromatosis?

Sir, lumps are only symptoms of neurofibromatosis?

Many others: There are a number of criteria necessary to make the diagnosis of neurofibromatosis. A relative with the condition, neurofibromas (fleshy bumps), more than 5 brown patches (cafe au lait spots) > 1.5 cm in adults, freckling under the arms and groin, and eye changes (can be diagnosed by an ophthalmologist). There are also many different forms of the condition. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a lump on the pancreas? Would there be symptoms?

What does it mean to have a lump on the pancreas? Would there be symptoms?

A 19 year old: With a lump on the pancreas is uncommon. More imaging would be helpful, like an MRI (MRCP). An endoscopic ultrasound and possible aspirate of the lump might help in the diagnosis. A skilled interventional GI should be able to help. ...Read more

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Lump on pancreas, what could it be. Might there be symptoms? What is the severity

Lump on pancreas, what could it be. Might there be symptoms? What is the severity

Lump on pancreas : If a doctor has told you that you a lump on your pancreas but has not done anything about it don't go back there and see a different doctor. If you have never seen a doctor about a possible lump what makes you think is there? ...Read more