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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?

 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

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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My mother has a mass calcification in the sacrum area and has severe pain ?

My mother has a mass calcification in the sacrum area and has severe pain ?

Work it up!: Hi. Whoever ordered the CT scan showing a calcified mass in the sacrum should be moving on it! Probably either a need biopsy or open surgical resection. A calcified mass may be sometime she doesn't want in there! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

 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?

Need further eval: would be unusual if its cancer. No sure what the swollen nodes in our neck are all about or if it's related may need biopsy- possibly CT for further eval. ...Read more

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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

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How to determine broken sacrum?

X-ray: An x-ray should determine if the sacrum has a fracture. Sometimes a ct scan may be needed if the x-ray is questionable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sacrum?

Base of spine.: The sacrum is a large flat trapezoidal bone, found at the base of the spine. It forms the posterior portion of the pelvis. There are four bones surrounding the sacrum: above is the lumbar vertebre (usually l5); below is the coccyx (tailbone) and to either side are the illiac bones of the pelvis. In front of the scarum is the pelvic cavity, and the posterior surface can be palpated through the skin. ...Read more

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What kind of dr should I see if my sacrum isn't right?

What kind of dr should I see if my sacrum isn't right?

start with: Your primary care doctor who will narrow it down to the proper specialist: rheumatology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedic, etc. ...Read more

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I have an hemangioma on my sacrum. What is that?

Benign: Malformation or abnormal mass of tangled blood vessels. Usually not an issue if it's small, if it's big it can be treated. ...Read more