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Small Hole Above Anus Along Spine
I have a small lump at the bottom of my spine along with a small opening above my anus, what is this?
See your doctor: Has this been evaluated? Sounds like a pilonidal cyst and sinus tract; however, the findings warrant at least an exam and likely an ultrasound of the area to ensure that there is no connection of the opening with the spinal area. You also want to make sure that the lump isn't a different type of mass. SEE YOUR DOCTOR! ...Read more
Coccygodynia: Coccygodynia refers to pain in the coccyx, with sharp or achy discomfort radiating into the rectal area or buttocks. Organic coccygodynia is caused by traumatic arthritis due to coccyx dislocation or fracture (from injury or childbirth). Prolongued sitting contributes to functional coccygodynia. There are of course many other causes of rectal pain (covered in earlier healthtap answers). ...Read more
My center butt hurts right above the anus it hurts to clench and sit and get up but not while walking or running i had a x ray spine is a little off.
I've just rubbed my neck and discovered a lump the size of my small finger. It runs along the right side of my spine. Could you please help identify it?
My 19 mo son has had a small circular bruise on his stomach for 2 mo. He just developed 2 more similar bruises sitting vertically along his spine. T?
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.
MRI results of lumbar spine: Small synovial cysts along the posterior aspect of the left articular facet? What does this mean in 30yr old female
No real issue: Synovial cysts are congenital variations of no significance unless they substantially enlarge, and in your case, seem a co-incidental finding of little relevance. Discuss in more detail with your doctor and have him/her demonstrate the findings on the films to provide further reassurance. ...Read more
Wife's Mri of spine shows C2 C3 demonstrate T1 T2 bright signal along right lower aspect disc space. L3 small vertebral hemangimo. Minor facet hypertrophy at L4 L5 encroaching on the foramina. PLEASE explain these findings. Thank you Drs.
Some findings OK: In general, small hemangiomas in vertebral bodies are not clinically significant, sort of like fingerprints. Narrowed foramina from arthritis in the facets can be symptomatic and treated conservatively with anti inflammatories, steroid injections or rarely (sometimes micro) surgery. Disc lesions with T1 and T2 abnormalities need to be seen to opine on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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