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Sacrum Lump Symptoms
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
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
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?
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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer