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Pain radiates from beneath my lower left jaw in a knot beside my esophagus. Starts with back lower skull pain or pop. Thoughts?

Pain radiates from beneath my lower left jaw in a knot beside my esophagus. Starts with back lower skull pain or pop. Thoughts?

Examination needed: You could be suffering from a dental occlusion issue or there could be a cervical radiculopathy or entrapped branch of the occipital nerve though your age is against the radiculopathy choice more than the other conditions and an pinched occipital nerve doesn't explain jaw pain very well. Caution to you though on the chiropractic manipulations of the neck. Those can be DANGEROUS. ASK about risks. ...Read more

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The lump is in my lower back sacral area. Its painful.

See a doctor as this: could be as simple as a cyst or lipoma or something more serious ...Read more

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Lump in lower left abdomen?

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Lump in lower left abdomen?

Numerous possibility: Hernia vs lipoma vs cyst vs intra abdominal mass . Please check with ur doctor if it get bigger, causing pain... ...Read more

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Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.

Common: Pelvic area pain can radiate up or down, and commonly to the groin. Bulging above the hip is classic for a twist in the pelvis. See a chiropractic doctor or a osteopathic physician for treatment you will do well. Ask about xrays if scoliosis is seen. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left abdomen...down in my left legs and in the left lower back?

See doctor: This sounds like something that needs a good evaluation and possibly some testing to sort out. Unfortunately, can't help much online ...Read more

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I have a large lump in my lower right abdomen just above my pubic bone?

I have a large lump in my lower right abdomen just above my pubic bone?

Get seen...: For that type of problem you definitely need to see a doctor in person. For a mass or lump evaluation it is important to be able to check it closely and then decide what type of further tests or treatment you might need. ...Read more

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Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Muscle spasm: pain and knots in back muscles sounds like possible muscle spasms Heat, massage, gentle stretching, topical muscle creams and over the counter pain medications can help with muscle spasms. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin right side hurts to touch and shooting pains in lower back.

Maybe: More than one thing going on. The right groin tender lump may be a hernia & warrants an evaluation with your doctor. The lower back pains may be something else like a muscle or nerve discomfort & likely unrelated to your groin lump. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read more

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Periodical deep pain near a small lump on rib left side of my lower/mid from center of my back and with pain behind ribcage on left side of my back.?

Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg. ...Read more

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Pain in right groin and lower back?

Hip: Hip pain, and all it's causes. Muscles that start in the back and end near your groin, nerves that travel that path are all possibilities. ...Read more

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I have. Small knot on back left side of neck right by bottom of hairline?

I have. Small knot on back left side of neck right by bottom of hairline?

Lumps and bumps.: We don't have enough info! But any new lump, without any other symptoms, if small and painless, can be watched for a week or two. If it persists, get checked. A lump that has been present and unchanged for years, is probably not serious, but this needs to be confirmed by a doctor, who can then monitor it and see if further evaluation is needed. A painful lump, with fever, getting bigger fast: ER. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right upper thigh and lower back, help?

Could be several...: If the back pain and thigh pain are related to same cause, likely a mid or higher lumbar disc - but could be separate related to the hip or muscles around the back and hip without a disc being involved. If persisting, see your pcp for exam or a physical medicine specialist or neurologist. ...Read more

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I have to knots in lower back and they r very painful what r they?

I have to knots in lower back and they r very painful what r they?

Need more info: I need mofre information but what is sometimes referred to as "knots" in the muscles of the back are usually muscle spasms. Best advice is to make an appointment with you family physician to not only get relief but relieve your anxiety about what is wrong. ...Read more

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Whats a small fatty tumor on the lower back?

Lipoma: Likely a lipoma - a benign fatty tumor. However, if you have rapid growth, skin changes or more symptoms of concern - get checked out to be safe. Some soft tissue cancer can start by looking innocent. ...Read more

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Weird knots in lower back with weird squishy substance under skin. What is this?

Weird knots in lower back with weird squishy substance under skin. What is this?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Muscle spasm: pain and knots in back muscles sounds like possible muscle spasms Heat, massage, gentle stretching, topical muscle creams and over the counter pain medications can help with muscle spasms. ...Read more

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I have started to get small bumps on my lower back. They are painless and contain nothing.?

I have started to get small bumps on my lower back. They are painless and contain nothing.?

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 more

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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

Not sure: It could be a cyst or a lipoma which is a collection of fat cells underneath your skin. I would see your general doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I have two small dots that seem to be holes that are just covered in a layer of skin on my lower back and i don't know what they are? help!

I have two small dots that seem to be holes that are just covered in a layer of skin on my lower back and i don't know what they are? help!

? Spina bifida: occulta: What you described suggests a harmless developmental anomaly called spina bifida occulta. It is harmless. Next time you see your doctor ask her/him to take a look. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://nervous-system.emedtv.com/spina-bifida-occulta/spina-bifida-occulta-p2.html For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have these knots in my lower back, and when I stand for awhile they start to hurt more, also when I bend over at the waist the knots are visible.

Physical therapy: At your age, this sounds like muscular in origin. If you were seeing a doctor, the may recommend that you try some physical therapy as stretching, in combination with the medications you have. ...Read more

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I have two small lumps on my lower back one on each side they hurt sometimes and move around when rubbed what could they be? They are very irritating

I have two small lumps on my lower back one on each side they hurt sometimes and move around when rubbed what could they be? They are very irritating

Lipoma : More likely than not they are lipomas or cysts. Unlikely to be cancerous but if they continue to enlarge or become more painful you should consult with your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Got a small lump on lower back should i be worrried ?

Yes: Depending on what it is could grow larger. Need a photo or consult a doctor for diagnosis.
Possibilities include pimple, cyst, lipoma, carbuncle.
Each possibility is treated differently. ...Read more

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My left lower back hurts and i feel some knots there to?

My left lower back hurts and i feel some  knots there to?

Knots: Typically just fatty tissue collections, but may be areas of tight, contracted muscle. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a small lump on my lower back be dangerous?

Different options: Our bodies have a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have had a knot in my lower back for over a week now. What is the best way to get rid of it.

Rest and Stretch: Mckenzie back exercises are helpful for rehabing a back injury. Fever, incontinence, or leg dysfunction warrant an immediate medical evaluation. Otherwise mckenzie exercises are taught by most physical therapist, but can also be found online. A visit to a massage therapist of chiropractor might also help. Failure to resolve in 3 weeks warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more