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Long diamond shape lump on lower back?

Long diamond shape lump on lower back?

Eval: Don't know where on the lower back it is. If it is in the area of the gluteal cleft (butt crack) it could be a pilonidal cyst. Cysts can develop on others areas of the back as well as lipomas. Most are more rounded in shape (not angular). Your doctor should be able to help identify the lesion. Take care. ...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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Tender lump on lower back. Cancerous?

Tender lump on lower back. Cancerous?

Hard to say: It is hard to say if the lump is cancerous without seeing it. A couple of key things to watch: has it changed in size or color, has the pain characteristics changed, is there bleeding or ulceration, are there signs of infection, is there redness or drainage? If the answer to any of these is yes, you should have it checked out by your family doctor. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Have a painful lump on lower back near spine for 1 1/2 years now.was also just diagnosed w/ scoliosis. 24y/o F. was told was inflame size- baseball?

Have a painful lump on lower back near spine for 1 1/2 years now.was also just diagnosed w/ scoliosis. 24y/o  F. was told was inflame  size- baseball?

Painful lump: Most painful lumps of that size and duration are lipomas, but it needs to diagnosed properly with a physical examination. What did your physician that diagnosed you with scoliosis say about it?

Other causes could be infection, or malignancy.

Please seek a medical examination and get a firm diagnosis.

Lipomas are benign and most of te time do not need to be removed unless uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Hard lump on lower back size of a quarter under skin. Bad pulling in arms, shoulders, back, and legs. Feel most pain when I lie down for a while. ?

Hard lump on lower back size of a quarter under skin. Bad pulling in arms, shoulders, back, and legs. Feel most pain when I lie down for a while. ?

TimetoTakeYourLumps: Best to get it looked-at. An infection under the skin(an abscess,"boil") can be taken care of. And if it's some other kind of lump,it should be examined and a decision made as to what to do about it.The other problems are probably unrelated but can be figured-out at the same visit. Also, remember, if that lump is an infection, the longer you wait, the bigger it'll get and more painful the cure ...Read more

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Lower back lumps that are super painful?

Infection?: Lumps that are painful could be bacterials infection. See doc for appropriate exam and prescription of oral antibiotics.Once i proved they need to be rechecked for any possible underlying issues. ...Read more

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What is a lump on your lower back but it doesn't hurt?

What is a lump on your lower back but it doesn't hurt?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...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 need advice on what to do with this painful lump on my lower back?

I need advice on what to do with this painful lump on my lower back?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a full evaluation. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside the spine. ...Read more

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What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

Likely benign: Possible lipoma or fibroma and most likely benign. Can be removed under local anesthesia and should be covered by insurance. ...Read more

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I just noticed a sizable lump on my lower back. No pain associated with it. Should I be worried?

Yes: This needs to be evaluated by a doctor visit in person to primary care doctor. If you have pain fever or is getting fast rapidly seek immediate emergency medical attention ...Read more

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I was briefly experiencing pain in my lower back but it went away. I looked at the area and saw a lump that looks like a bug bite?

I was briefly experiencing pain in my lower back but it went away. I looked at the area and saw a lump that looks like a bug bite?

Question?: I don't know what the question is. If the bite site is improving and the pain is gone, perhaps there is nothing to be concerned over. However if you live in an area with Lyme disease, you may want to get tested. See doctor if not improving or getting worse. ...Read more

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Swelling on my lower back and can form lumps with pain. These lumps are internal and can come and go. I've been dealing with this for 8 months?

Lower back pain: Low back from DJD may often be associated with spasm which some people interpret as lumps that come ago. Any body with lumps in the back should have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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I have lumps all over my body and some are painful to the touch especially an area on my lower back right on top of my kidney. What could this be?

You need Medical exa: A medical examination from a healthcare worker is necessary before we can help you to sort out your problem of painful lumps Please go see your Primary care doctor ASAP. if you are having too much discomfort, you may have to go to an Emergency room of a hospital for quicker medical attention. ...Read more

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Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does "no acute findings means" mean on xrays of lower back lumps?

It means: no abnormal findings that are new or that could have occurred in the near past. This is in contrast to "chronic" or "old appearing" findings, which may be seen incidentally on xrays or other diagnostic imaging studies. ...Read more

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Hi I have movable lumps in my lower back i was wondering if you could tell me what they might be thank you?

Can not: Without a physical examination of the area and the lumps, it would be very difficult if almost impossible to tell you what they are. See a dr. For an evaluation and proper diagnosis, good luck to you. ...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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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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I have lumps on my lower back and some in chest what might be the reason?

I have lumps on my lower back and some in chest what might be the reason?

Anything?: Without actual evaluation, it is hard to assess why you might have these lumps. If they bother you, i would have them checked out. Could be nothing like a benign tumor called a lipoma (fat tissue collection) or could be an infection of glands or worse possible cancer tumor. Rather than wonder what it is, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Hard lumps on lower back that causes extreme pain. What's this sound like?

It sounds like: You need to see a doctor.

Seriously, what are you thinking talking to people like us.

What are you still reading this for?

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Are you still here? ...Read more

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I've been having a horrible pain on my right lower back of my head. It feels like a lump/knot.?

Go to the doctor: Get it checked out. A lump could be an infection which need to be drained and treated with antibiotics, or a tumor which should be evaluated with ct or MRI or just a reactive lymph node, but that is unlikely to cause a headache. ...Read more

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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