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Soft Lump On Upper Back
I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.
Evaluate and remove: It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or a surgeon for evaluation ant remove it most likely within an hour under local anesthesia. They may want to image it to ensure it isn't impinging on vital nerves. ...Read more
I have a lump on the upper back by my spine. It has been there for a while, so i decided to squeeze it. Since i squeezed it has hurt. What is it?Help
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I recently got an ultrasound for a mass on the midline of my upper back. But the results came back as no mass or abnormality. What is it then?
Dunno: Ask your doc what he thought he was looking for. ...Read more
I found a small marble size hard lump on my upper back, right side, near spine. It hurts only when too much pressure is applied. I have NF1?
Well: Well since you have nf1 good possibility the module you feel is a rumor. Best to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch . It is where the shoulder and neck meet . ?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more