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Lumbar facet syndrome on left side. Small rounds lumps that are movable in same area. What are they? Spine also has bump I can feel in bone.
Facets: The lumbar facets are deep in the back on the lateral portion of the spine. They can not usually be felt . What you do feel may be some isolated areas of spasm. If the bump you feel is in the center it is the spinous process of the vertebrae which sticks out and I'd readily felt ...Read more
Hard non-moveable bump on spine b/t shoulder blades. More painful as day goes on- pressing in nerve? Vertebrae is sticking out? Dr can't see for weeks
Need a bit more info: Lump on the spinous process would not involve nerve. Injury could cause a crushed vertebra and a "hump".TB is rare in the US but that could be a problem, Bone tumors are rare there. A sweat gland (seborrheic) cyst is more common and can be fairly fixed. In any case, a few days-even a week or two-delay should not change your prognosis. No doc for weeks sounds like poor care. See a nurse. ...Read more
170 lb 5'5" f. L5 Spondylolysis and facet syndrome dx in sept. Feeling a slight bump on spine, is it starting to slip? 4-6 on px scale always.
Not likely: Not terribly likely, but you are right a spondylolysis can sometimes progress to a spondylolisthesis in which one vertebrae slips forward on the other. I would not hesitate to be seen for an X-ray if you are concerned, particularly if you are having increased pain; but it is pretty uncommon for that to happen. ...Read more
What is a palpable step off in regards to a pars defect and spinal instability? How to tell if i have one? Pars defect at L5 with bump on spine.
Hard bony bump on spine b/t neck & shoulder blades. Causing major pain as day goes on, especially when active. Sometimes makes me nauseous. Cause?
Cause: It is hard to know the cause without seeing the patient. You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
L5 pars defect. Now feeling an exaggerated bump on spine at same level. Pain x1 yr. Radiates down leg. Is it starting to slip? Should i tell my doc?
YES, if bilateral-: -the bump U feel could B indication of further slip. so yes get into C Ur spine surgeon and B re-evaluated. ...Read more
Yes, some at the ---: Lower end of the neck, is very prominent bump, in a thin, skinny person. Its called the vertebra prominens (7th cervical vertebra). Seen easily in young growing kids or in adults who are rather skinny. Have it seen by your pcp, if its something you recently developed. Good luck. ...Read more