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Small Knot In Lower Back
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
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
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
I have a small patch of skin that's dry and flakey on my lower back on the right side. The dried skin is white. What could this be?
See Dermatologist: Could be eczema. See a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I have two small moveable lumps in the dimples of my lower back. I have had them for over a year and no growth. Should I be concerned?
Lumps: Usually no cause for concern, especially if on both sides. Probably fatty tumors. ...Read more
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
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I have knots in my lower back. Working out and running cause it to hurt. If I take a break, it gets better, and it comes back whenever I start back?
Stretch more: Are you warming up and stretching before your activities and after- this may help. ...Read more
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.
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
Knots: Typically just fatty tissue collections, but may be areas of tight, contracted muscle. ...Read more
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
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
See doctor and have: It checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was told I have small like nerve endings on my lower back, giving me pain. Anything I can do to get rid of this pain?
Some meds may help: If you have an rx plan, they might cover Lyrica (pregabalin) which is very effective for some nerve pain. If you have to pay out of pocket, then nortriptyline or Gabapentin should be tried. Osteopathic manipulative treatment will address any functional component of your back pain, helping you to move more normally and therefore heal faster. ...Read more
I have a knot in my lower back an it hurts to the point that it fills like it grabs sumtimes takes my breath away. What cld it be?
Knot in back: It could be a variety of things including muscle spasm, sprain, or radicular (nerve) pain. When you see your doctor, they'll ask about nerve symptoms, if the pain travels, if you're having any bowel or bladder problems, and they'll do a thorough exam including testing the reflexes, strength, sensation of your legs, and special tests for nerve pinching. ...Read more
Folliculitis: Hair root infection common. Flea, allergy to lotion etc possible..........See pmd. ...Read more
Physical therapies: Sounds musculoskeletal, interestingly on both sides. Possibly strain/sprain of lower spine and/or pelvic muscles & ligaments. An osteopath or physiatrist should be able to discern cause. Physical therapy, massage, & acupuncture might offer treatment. The largest joint in the axial spine is sacroiliac joint, which at 17 square centimeters is a large target for acute & repetative mechanical stress. ...Read more
Small back bumps: Could be folliculitis which is an infection of hair follicle, a sebacous cyst or sebacous gland infection (acne), rarely a wart or growth. Would have it checked out by doctor /urgent care, as they can enlarge. May improve with antibiotics either topical like bacitracin or oral. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my lower back left side near spine what could it be? It only hurts when I press on it
It could be one of: Several things with a cyst or a small fatty tumor caled a lipoma which touching it may place pressure on underlying tissues or if a cyst that may be inflamed, touching it will hurt. If it bothers you or gets worse or larger, see your doctor. ...Read more
I ate a donut yesterday and threw it up. I today have small pain on my lower back and hard time breathing, dehydration.
Have a small indentation in my lower back above buttock on right side it just happened I have no pain. It turns red sometimes what is it?
Not sure: I think you need to see a doctor to answer this question. ...Read more
Small lump on lower back. Changes size sometimes and have had it for a few years. When going a lot to the bathroom, it bleeds. It doesn't hurt.
Hemorrhoid: It sounds like a hemorrhoid. Please see a doctor for confirmation. Prevent constipation, drink lots of water, place a nice pack. Decrease your spicy food intake. This is a chronic condition that can be managed by lifestyle change and if it gets worse can be surgically removed easily. No stress. ...Read more
My husband is wanting to know what are the symptoms of akylosing spondyitis. There are 2 small bumps on the lower back of his head. What could this be?
Often back pain and: Ankylosing spondylitis is a condition affecting the disc spaces in lower back causing slippage/deformity, and thus causing chronic back pain and stiffness. This more often presents in young males before age of 40. Typically symptoms are worse in am and improve somewhat with activities. Fatigue/fever/wt loss may occur during active disease. Bumps in back of head not likely related. Good luck. ...Read more
What cause lower knots that seem to float on the lower back? Can they be caused by muscle spasms?
Lower back pains when I run on uneven surface and recently felt a small lump on my lower right back?
More info needed: Given your age, this is very likely a non-sinister cause like a muscular injury or strain. However, as others have said, you need to be examined + go through the history in much more detail to be sure. A physiotherapist or a GP are both good places to start. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump in my lower back, right side. Not painful. Should I worry? Lipoma? Nerofibroma?
Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness, pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected and may not have to be removed unless it's in an area of the body where it's subjected to continual irritation or unless it's growing or unless the examining physician recommends its removal. ...Read more
I have a small jelly like lump in my lower back and it moves when I try to massage it bur never goes away can it be a tumor?
Get it checked: Just to be sure it is nothing bad, make sure and get it looked at by a doctor; but, more than likely, it is probably a lipoma. These are benign fatty masses, which occur as we age. It could also be an epidermal cyst (these are also caused sebaceous cysts). These are also benign. But, again, get someone to look at it. ...Read more
Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. It's a very small area on both sides?
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I have a small painful lump on the lower back of my head, it has been there for 2 days and has some redness, it isn't from an injury. What is this?
Cyst: It sounds like it may be a sebacious cyst. This would require removal and, if infected, antibiotics. ...Read more
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